Mar 11 2017
Saturday

Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Middleweight
36-3-0 
KO 3

Score cards

  • 115-114
  • 112-116
  • 112-116
KO 3
29-5-0

The tape

32
Age
36
5' 10" / 177 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOTKOUDTKO
Form
UDTKOUDTKOTKO
36
Wins
29
32
By KO
21
89
KO%
72
3
Loses
5
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2004

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
8
3
WBC
2
4
WBO
10
6
IBF
5

David Lemieux vs Curtis Stevens report

Who won Lemieux vs Stevens?

David Lemieux beat Curtis Stevens by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 11th March 2017 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

Lemieux vs Stevens stats

David Lemieux stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 3 loses and 0  draws, 32 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Curtis Stevens made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Lemieux had advantage in power over Stevens, with a 89% knock out percentage over Stevens' 72%.

David Lemieux was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.

Lemieux had a height advantage of 3 inches over Stevens. Despite this, Stevens had 2-inch reach advantage.

Both David Lemieux & Curtis Stevens fought out of an orthodox stance.

Lemieux was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 year and 6 months later than Stevens, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 195 to Stevens' 178.

David Lemieux went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF at middleweight.

Curtis Stevens was ranked number 8 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 10 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 160lb division.

Lemieux vs Stevens form

Lemieux had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Cristian Fabian Rios on 22nd October 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

Previous to that, he had defeated Glen Tapia on 7th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had beat Hassan N’Dam on 20th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

He had won against Gabriel Rosado on 6th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Curtis Stevens had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Patrick Teixeira on 7th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Hassan N’Dam on 1st October 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barker Hangar, Santa Monica.

Going into that contest, he had beat Tureano Johnson on 4th April 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia.

Before that, he had defeated Patrick Majewski on 24th January 2014 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Resorts International, Atlantic City.

He had been beaten by Gennady Golovkin on 2nd November 2013 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, David Lemieux had been fighting more than Curtis Stevens.

Going to this contest, David Lemieux had last fought 4 years, 6 months and 1 day ago, while Curtis Stevens' last outing had been 4 years, 11 months and 16 days ago.

Lemieux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Stevens' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.

What time did Lemieux vs Stevens start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Lemieux vs Stevens?

Lemieux vs Stevens was broadcast on HBO in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

What were the odds on Lemieux vs Stevens?

David Lemieux was a 33/100 (-303) favourite going into the contest, while Curtis Stevens made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+225) with oddsmakers.

David Lemieux vs Curtis Stevens news

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