Previous IBF middleweight champ David Lemieux has a great deal to shed this Friday evening, when he goes back to the ring as component of Eye of the Tiger Administration’s card in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Lemieux does not conceal it: he wishes to make a big statement in his battle against Peruvian fighterDavid Zegarra Yet the 32-year-old Quebecer has, once more, no space for a uninspired efficiency.
“I can’t lose and I have to prove I shouldn’t be in the same ring as him,” Lemieux (42-4, 35 KOs) claimed to Radio Canada.
“I care about what I’m going to bring to the table. I want to give a nice big performance, to prove to the world where I am. I want, when the rankings update, to get myself in a position to get a world championship. I want to send a good message to Zegarra. I want to show where I am.”
In his 3rd battle at 168 extra pounds, Lemieux (42-4, 35 KOs) can not await one more chance to eliminate for a globe champion, virtually 4 years after his battle prejudiced loss to after that WBO middleweight champ Billy Joe Saunders.
Zegarra (34-4, 21 KOs) is seeking to distress the chances by carrying out a big trouble of his very own.
At The Same Time, Lemieux is not being ignored by the approving bodies. Besides, he still holds the No. 3 competitor settings under the Globe Boxing Organization (WBA) as well as Globe Boxing Company (WBO), in enhancement to being in the second place under the Globe Boxing Council (WBC).
Additionally in activity on the Mexico card, heavyweight Simon Kean (19-1, 18 KOs) will certainly go back to the ring after a respite of greater than 16 months. Kean will certainly encounter Donald Haynesworth (16-5-1, 14 KOs), in a battle arranged for 8 rounds.