Lemieux vs Ryder Info
David Lemieux could take on John Ryder in Late 2020 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
The contest would be for the vacant super middleweight championship of the world.
Lemieux vs Ryder stats
David Lemieux would step into the ring with a record of 41 wins and 4 loses, 34 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Ryder would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins and 5 loses, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Lemieux would have a large advantage in power over Ryder, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Ryder's 57%.
David Lemieux is the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
David Lemieux fights out of the orthodox stance, while John Ryder is a southpaw.
Lemieux is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 years and 4 months earlier than Ryder, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 12 less professional rounds, 190 to Ryder's 202.
David Lemieux goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 9 by the RING in the 168lb division.
John Ryder is currently ranked number 6 by the WBA, 9 by the WBC and 7 by the RING in the 168lb division.
Lemieux vs Ryder form
Lemieux has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Max Bursak on 7th December 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Previous to that, he had beat Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan on 15th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Karim Achour on 26th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada.
Before that, he had been beaten by Billy Joe Saunders on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal.
He had beat Marcos Reyes on 6th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
John Ryder has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Callum Smith on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Bilal Akkawy on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Andrey Sirotkin on 27th October 2018 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Jamie Cox on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had beat Patrick Nielsen on 14th October 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, John Ryder has been fighting more than David Lemieux.
David Lemieux last fought 9 months and 13 days ago, while John Ryder's last outing was 9 months and 28 days ago.
Lemieux's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
Ryder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.