Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photo/Weights: David Lemieux 159, Marco A. Rubio 159

By Richard Cloutier

At the official weigh-in held at the NRJ Studio in Montreal for tomorrow's Fast and Furious card at the Bell Centre, all of the boxers managed to comply with the weight limits of their respective categories. Regarding the main event, David Lemieux came in at 159 lb, 10 ounces, while Marco Antonio Rubio was 159 lb, 15 oz. He was too heavy by 7oz at his first try with the weight and needed two hours to comply with the limit of 160-pounds. The fight is a WBC middleweight eliminator.

Promoter Yvon Michel Group is delighted with the 5,000 expected spectators for the final event of the first season of this series, which has offered many exciting, strong fights.

"We are very pleased with the results generated by this series of shows," said Michel. "We have achieved our goals. In the case of David Lemieux, he will fight in mandatory eliminator.  Antonin Decarie, we took him to the desired level and his name is now circulating around the world to obtain big fights. Obviously, we'll come back next year with the same formula."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spray_resistant on 04-08-2011

[QUOTE=Taranazan;10343061]That's the problem. If he makes too much noise, e might get the fight with Martinez too soon for his own good.[/QUOTE] Its up to him whether he wants it or not, I wouldn't blame him for wanting a few…

Comment by Taranazan on 04-08-2011

[QUOTE=Spray_resistant;10343007]Good FNF main event, Hope Lemieux looks good so we can have some talked about title contenders for Sergio.[/QUOTE] That's the problem. If he makes too much noise, e might get the fight with Martinez too soon for his own…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 04-08-2011

Good FNF main event, Hope Lemieux looks good so we can have some talked about title contenders for Sergio.

Comment by Taranazan on 04-08-2011

[QUOTE=southpaw_07;10341411]on a online stream that is.. :D I'm in Canada where the province of Quebec broadcast the entire card as PPV (via Indigo) while the rest of the country have no access to the fight except for online streams....like we…

Comment by Bierstadt on 04-08-2011

Was that picture taken with a cellphone camera?

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (19)
Top Headlines Arum: Murata-N'Dam Decision - Worse Than Pacquiao-Bradley 1! Bivol vs. Agnew to Round out Ward-Kovalev Pay-Per-View Card Christopher Diaz, Teofimo Lopez, Rivera Return on UniMas, 6/23 Max Becerra Grabs Decision Over Martinez in Palm Springs Sugar Ray Leonard: Canelo-Golovkin is 50-50, Not Easy To Predict Figueroa-Guerrero, Monaghan-Browne 7/15 at Nassau Coliseum Kell Brook: I'm in a Better Place Than Errol Spence Is, I'll Beat Him Roach Very Worried - Pacquiao Looking Bad in Camp, Sparring Rob Brant Must Consent To N'Dam vs. Murata Rematch Crawford-Diaz Fight Peaked at 1.036M Viewers, Averaged 961K Spence: In Beating Kell Brook I'll Prove That I'm a Top 5 Fighter! Prograis-Diaz Doubleheader Set Down For ShoBox on June 9 George Groves Views Chudinov as Best Chance To Win World Title Brook: This Will Be a Prince Naseem vs. Kevin Kelley Type of Fight Joshua: Klitschko Should Leave on Positive Note, Forget Rematch Sanchez: When Golovkin Goes To 168, Jacobs Will Be Dominant Arum: Pacquiao Wants Purse for Crawford to be Worth the Risk Photos: Manny Pacquiao Continues Hard Grind For Horn Defense Ryan Martin Back at Big Bear, Helping Shafikov For Easter Bout Muhammad Waseem May Land Eliminator in Fall, Says Manager Sugar Ray: Spence Must Use Tactics I Did With Hagler To Beat Brook Amir Khan: Very Few Fighters Can Fill Wembley - I'm One of Them! Beltran: I Should No Problem Getting Green Card After That KO Gary Russell Jr. - If No Unification Next, I Plan To Move Up Thurman: Hard To Be Confident in Brook, He Hasn't Proved It at 147 Berchelt: Miura a True Warrior, Confident I'll Leave With My Belt Juan Manuel Marquez Return Still in Play For July, Says Nacho Team Uzcategui Will Push For No-Contest, Dirrell Rematch Order Ryota Murata Feeling Good About Career Despite Shocking Loss Brook: No Issues With Weight, Close To 147 For Spence Defense ABC Calls For Ban of Dirrell's Trainer Due To Post-Fight Assault Promoter: David Benavidez Will Roll Over Everyone Shelly Vincent Tops Broadway Boxing Card, June 3 Mayweather on Canelo-GGG: May, September Are My Dates Video: Floyd Mayweather, Anthony Joshua Come Together in UK Michael Walsh Eyes Comeback, Set To Return On June 2 Ian Tims vs. Luke Watkins For Vacant Irish Belt, June 10 In Belfast Joshua: Mayweather-McGregor is Bigger With Me on Undercard Adrien Broner To Spend Three Days in Jail For Contempt Charge Groves Admits a Loss To Chudinov Could Be End of His Career
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement