Former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (40-4, 34 KOs) will be coming off of a 15-month layoff when he returns to the ring to face Max Bursak (34-5-2, 15 KOs) on December 7 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.
David Lemieux will return to boxing after a few months of rest on December 7th at the Bell Center. He will fight with Max Bursak 34-5-2 15 KOs. Please note that this fight will be his first in the supper middle category.
How to Watch Lemieux vs Bursak
|Fight Event||Lemieux vs Bursak ( super middleweights )|
|Date||7th December 2019 at 9 p.m. ET|
|Television||Fubo tv ( no need cable tv )|
Max Bursak comes from Ukraine, he was born in Kiev and is 35 years old. He is 6 feet tall and his reach is 71 inches. Bursak is an orthodox boxer. Among his 34 wins, 15 are by knockouts. In 5 defeats, Bursak never lost by KO. Bursak made his pro debut in 2004 with a draw, he then won his next 25 fights. His first defeat was at the hands of Hassan N’Dam, the same that Lemieux defeated for the IBF middleweight title. Subsequently, the Ukrainian will loose against Jarrod Fletcher, Martin Murray and Gilberto Ramirez.
David Lemieux 40-4 34 KOs fought for the last time in September 2018 when he sent Gary O’Sullivan to another planet with a vicious KO After a few missteps making the 160 pounds limit, David will make his next fight in the 168 pounds division. The champs of this division are David Benavidez (WBC), Chris Eubank Jr (IBO), Billy Joe Saunders (WBO), Caleb Plant (IBF) and Callum Smith (WBA).
Simon Kean vs Siarhei Liakhovich
In undercard fights on the Lemieux vs Bursk card, former WBO heavyweight champion Siarhei Liakhovich (27-7, 17 KOs) will be taking on 2012 Canadian Olympian Simon Kean (17-1, 16 KOs) in a 10 round fight. The 43-year-old Liakhovich is coming off of a 2-year layoff after beating Ramon Olivas (14-14, 10 KOs) by a third round knockout in October 2017.
Kean, 30, has won his last two fights since being stopped in the 4th round in a shock upset to Dillon Carman (14-5, 13 KOs) in October of last year. Kean came back to avenge his loss to Carman in stopping him in the third round last June.
Arslanbek Makhmudov vs Samuel Peter
Also on the Lemieux-Bursak undercard is unbeaten heavyweight prospect Arslanbek Makhmudov (9-0, 9 KOs) taking on former WBC heavyweight champion Samuel Peter (38-8, 31 KOs) in a 10 round fight. The 30-year-old Russian Makhmudov is now fighting out of Canada, and trying to make things happen with his career.
Makhmudov has recent wins over Julian Fernandez, Jonathon Rice and Avery Gibson. Makhmudov has good size at 6’5 1/2″ 260+ lbs. but he’s going to have to be pushed fast for him to go anywhere in the sport. He doesn’t have a great amateur background like some of the other Eastern European fighters.
Peter, 39, is coming off of a 7th round injury stoppage loss to Hughie Fury on July 12 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. At this point in former world champion Peter’s career, he’s become an opponent for other fighters.
Peter is known for his fights against Wladimir Klitschko, James Toney, Vitali Klitschko, Oleg Maskaev, Eddie Chambers, Jameel McCline, Jeremy Williams and Charles Shufford. Peter has been on the downward slope of his career since losing his World Boxing Council heavyweight title against Vitali Klitschko in 2008. That loss took a lot out of Peter, as his career hasn’t been the same since.
Lemieux vs Bursak Fight card
Dec. 7: Montreal
- David Lemieux vs. Max Bursack, 10 rounds, super middleweights
- Arslanbek Makhmudov vs. Samuel Peter, 10 rounds, heavyweights
- Simon Kean vs Sergey Liakhovich, 10 rounds, heavyweights