By Steve Kim
There are many rumors swirling throughout the moment manner ahead for former IBF middleweight titlist David Lemieux. Will he be on the Saul Alvarez-Liam Smith undercard on September seventeenth and might he face Curtis Stevens?
Camille Estephan, the top of Eye of the Tiger Administration, suggested BoxingScene.com on Monday,”What’s occurring with David, in truth, we wanted to anticipate ‘Canelo’ to resolve on what he was going to do because of HBO wants to rearrange their schedule spherical ‘Canelo’ and (Gennady) Golovkin. So ‘Canelo’ took considerably time given he was in court docket docket, there have been delays nonetheless that decision has been made for September seventeenth.”
“Then the other issue was Golovkin, who’s now resolved with (Kell) Brook so now HBO is now in Russia, Peter (Nelson) is there for (Sergey) Kovalev. In order quickly as that’s accomplished the following file on the desk of us ideally is David would fight at home in September in Montreal and that’s what we’re prepared for.”
Estephan moreover talked about October as a attainable date for Lemieux, who on May seventh stopped Glen Tapia on the Alvarez-Amir Khan undercard on the T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas.
As for the chance of coping with Stevens, Estephan acknowledged – “I consider that may be a fight HBO would approve and it’s one in every of many names which is perhaps available on the market. That may be a probability it happens, certain.”
And down the street Lemieux and Alvarez is an opportunity – as quickly because the Mexican star begins to work his method once more to the middleweight class.
“Alvarez went once more to 154, it’s a fight I consider shall be very huge sometime,” talked about Estephan. “Nonetheless it have to be at 160. I consider in the end it’s a fight that’s going to happen. If ‘Canelo’ won’t be at 160 now, he’ll be there later I contemplate.”
Steve Kim is the data editor for BoxingScene.com.
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David Lemieux Slated for September/October Return in Montreal – BoxingScene.com
By Steve Kim