Former champ David Lemieux returns to ring on April 17 in Quebec


Meets Robert Talarek within the 10-round super-middleweight predominant occasion on the Centre Vidéotron.

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Former world middleweight champion David Lemieux returns to the ring April 17, when he meets Robert Talarek within the 10-round predominant occasion on the Centre Vidéotron in Quebec.

Lemieux, from Laval, is the previous Worldwide Boxing Federation 160-pound champ. He now fights within the heavier 168-pound super-middleweight division. He has a file of 42-Four, with 35 knockouts.

Lemieux’s coming off a convincing knockout victory towards Francy Ntetu final October.

Talarek has a 24-13-Three file, together with 16 KOs. Based on promoter Camille Estephan, he has a protracted attain, wonderful method and devastating energy in each arms.

Highlighting the undercard can be Trois-Rivières heavyweight Simon Kean (19-1 with 18 KOs). He’ll meet fellow Canadian Stan Surmacz (12-1, 7 KOs) in a 10-rounder.

This bout needed to be postponed twice in 2020 because of accidents suffered by Kean. The 2 are ranked first and third, respectively, in Canada.

The cardboard can be televised stay on TVA Sports activities, starting at roughly 9:30 p.m., following the completion of an NHL recreation between Toronto and Vancouver.