Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada
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Who won Lemieux vs Rios?
David Lemieux beat Cristian Fabian Rios by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at Bell Centre in Montreal.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 99-91, 100-90 in favor of winner David Lemieux.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Lemieux vs Rios stats
Back in October 2016, David Lemieux stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 32 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Cristian Fabian Rios made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 7 loses and 3 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lemieux had a massive power advantage over Rios, boosting at 91% knock out percentage over Rios' 29%.
David Lemieux was the younger man by 6 years, at 28 years old.
David Lemieux fought out of the orthodox stance, while Cristian Fabian Rios was a southpaw.
Lemieux was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 10 months earlier than Rios, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 200 to Rios' 184.
Lemieux vs Rios form
Lemieux had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Glen Tapia on 7th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gennady Golovkin on 17th October 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and WBA Super World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Hassan N’Dam on 20th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Before that, he had beat Gabriel Rosado on 6th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
He had won against Fernando Guerrero on 24th May 2014 by knockout in the 3rd round at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Lemieux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Lemieux vs Rios start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Lemieux vs Rios?
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