Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Lemieux vs Zegarra?
David Lemieux beat David Zegarra by knockout in the 2nd round on Friday 4th June 2021 at Hotel Holiday Inn in Morelos.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Lemieux vs Zegarra stats
Back in June 2021, David Lemieux stepped 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.
David Zegarra made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lemieux had a large advantage in power over Zegarra, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Zegarra's 62%.
David Lemieux was the older man by 34 years, at 32 years old.
Both David Lemieux & David Zegarra fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lemieux was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 16 year and 5 months later than Zegarra, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 200 to Zegarra's 243.
David Lemieux went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC and 3 by the WBO at super middleweight.
Lemieux vs Zegarra form
Lemieux had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Francy Ntetu on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at Centre Gervais Auto, Quebec, Canada.
Previous to that, he had defeated Max Bursak on 7th December 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against 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 had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Lemieux vs Zegarra start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 2:00 AM UTC at Hotel Holiday Inn, Morelos, Mexico, which was 10:00 PM EST or 7:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Lemieux vs Zegarra?
David Lemieux was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while David Zegarra made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.