The former Ibf Mw champion David Lemieux entered this fight with a professional record of 34-3-0 (31 KOs=91%) and he is ranked as the No.9 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez). He fought twice last year beating Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam (=Lemieux vs N’Dam N’Jikam) but then he lost to Gennady Golovkin (=Golovkin vs Lemieux).
His opponent, Glen Tapia, has a boxing record of 23-2-0 (15 knockouts) and he entered as the No.62 super welterweight. He also fought twice in 2015, winning the first bout, against Daniel Dawson (=Tapia vs Dawson), and losing the second one, with Michel Soro (=Tapia vs Soro). Lemieux vs Tapia is valid for the vacant WBO NABO middleweight title; undercard of Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: middleweight (160 lbs, 72.6 kg)
Title: vacant WBO NABO middleweight title
Lemieux’s previous fight: Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux
Tapia’s previous fight: Glen Tapia vs Michel Soro
Lemieux’s next fight: David Lemieux vs Cristian Fabian Rios
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