Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada
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Current rankings @ Super Middleweight
When is Lemieux vs Talarek?
David Lemieux will take on Robert Talarek on Saturday 17th April 2021 at Centre Videotron in Quebec.
The fight will be contested over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This fight will appear on the undercard of Steve Claggett's and Mathieu Germain's clash.
Lemieux vs Talarek stats
David Lemieux steps into the ring with a record of 42 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 35 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Robert Talarek will make his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 12 loses and 2 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Lemieux has a large advantage in power over Talarek, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Talarek's 57%.
David Lemieux is the younger man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Both David Lemieux & Robert Talarek fight out of an orthodox stance.
Lemieux is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Talarek, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 62 more professional rounds, 195 to Talarek's 133.
David Lemieux goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO and 8 by the RING at super middleweight.
Lemieux vs Talarek form
Lemieux has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat Francy Ntetu on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at Centre Gervais Auto, Quebec, Canada.
Previous to that, he had beat Max Bursak on 7th December 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, he had beat Karim Achour on 26th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada.
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.
Lemieux's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
Talarek's last 2 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time does Lemieux vs Talarek start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 1:00 AM UTC at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada, which is 9:00 PM EST or 6:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Lemieux vs Talarek?
Robert Talarek is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on David Lemieux if you fancy the incredible upset.