BoxingBenavidez vs Lemieux: Time, How to watch, Fight Cards and Prediction

Benavidez vs Lemieux: Time, How to watch, Fight Cards and Prediction

David Benavidez will fight against David Lemieux for the interim WBC super-middleweight title on May 21 at the Gila River Arena in Glendale. Here, you will know everything about the Benavidez vs Lemieux fight here. 

Preview:

David Benavidez is currently undefeated with a 25-0 record and 22 knockouts, whereas David Lemieux is 43-4 with 36 knockouts. Benavidez, 25, is a rising star in the league. The 33-year-old Lemieux has a reputation for being a difficult competitor. Both men have won championships in the past.

Lemieux has stated that he does not intend to be a mentor for the younger player. Since 2015, he has fought Gennadiy Golovkin and Billy Joe Saunders in high-profile title fights. The Canadian was defeated in both of his fights. Lemieux, on the other hand, has stated that he has improved as a boxer as a result of his defeats.

There have been no losses for Benavidez in his career. He’s won the WBC Super Middleweight Title twice, and he’s vacated it a second time as well. When compared to the middleweight and super middleweight divisions, his opponents have not been of the same caliber as Lemieux’s. The fight will serve as a litmus test for the American fighter’s mettle, to say the least.
After his fight with Lemieux this weekend, ‘El Bandera Roja’ has stated that he plans to face either Jermell Charlo or Caleb Plant. If Canelo Alvarez makes a comeback to the super middleweight category, he’ll almost certainly face him.

When is Benavidez vs Lemieux?

Date: May 21, 2022

Time:

  • Undercards: 10 pm ET
  • Main Event: Approximately at Midnight

Location:

  • Venue: Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.
  • Capacity: 18,300

Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona will hos the Benavidez vs Lemieux fight. The venue can host 18,300 people at a time.

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How to watch Benavidez vs Lemieux?

The Benavidez vs Lemieux  fight will be available on Showtime. You will be able to watch the fight by subscribing to the platform.

Cost: You will be able to watch this match with a regular showtime subscription. The subscription fee of showtime is $10.99/month.

David Benavidez record and bio:

  • Nationality: American
  • Born: December 17, 1996
  • Height: 6-1
  • Reach: 74.5 inches
  • Total fights: 25
  • Record: 25-0 with 22 wins via knockout

David Lemieux record and bio:

  • Nationality: Canadien
  • Born: December 22, 1988
  • Height: 5-9
  • Reach: 70 inches
  • Total fights: 47
  • Record: 43-4 with 36 wins via knockout

Benavidez vs Lemieux fight card:

  • David Benavidez vs. David Lemieux for the interim WBC super-middleweight title
  • Yoelvis Gomez vs. Jorge Cota; Super-Welterweights
  • Luis Reynaldo Nunez vs. Javier Fierro; Super-Bantamweights

Odds:

Here are the odds of Benavidez vs Lemieux fight:

  • David Benavidez: -1450
  • David Lemieux: +760

Benavidez is the -1450 favorite, which means that a bet of $1,450 will result in a profit of $100. Because Lemieux is the underdog with the odds of +760, this means that the maximum bet of $658 will result in a profit of $5,000.

Benavidez vs Lemieux Prediction:

The upcoming fight favors Benavidez. Lemieux is more experienced. He says this is his greatest asset. He’s fought Golovkin, Saunders, Glen Tapia, Curtis Stevens, and Marco Antonio Rubio. This weekend is crucial for Lemieux. Against Benavidez. He may be the division’s gatekeeper. The young American should win. With the speed and power he’s shown in recent battles and his current route, the Canadian would need a great effort to win.

Prediction: David Benavidez will win the fight.

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