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Lemieux to face N’Dam in Montreal

Photo: Hoganphotos / GBP

Photo: Hoganphotos / GBP

Heavy-hitting David Lemieux (33-2, 31 KOs), fresh off of a stoppage win¬†over Gabriel Rosado, will return to action on June 20 in Montreal, when he takes on Hassan N’Dam (31-1, 18 KOs) for the vacant IBF middleweight title.

“It was really important for my team and I to bring this fight here to Quebec,” said Lemieux. “The fans here have supported me from the beginning of my career and for that I am extremely grateful. I want to live this significant moment of my career with Quebecers and will do all that I can for them to be proud of me. I am ready to offer the very best of myself. Those close to me and my fans will see all the blood they want!”

Added his opponent, “I’m thrilled to be fighting for the middleweight championship,” said N’Dam. “I’ve very thankful to King Sports for making this happen and I look forward to fighting in Montreal and leaving with the title.”

The undercard will feature Dierry Jean (28-1, 20 KOs), Schiller Hyppolite (15-1, 10 KOs), Ghislain Maduma (16-1, 10 KOs), Steven Butler (11-0, 9 KOs), Mian Hussain (11-0, 6 KOs), Ayaz Hussain (5-0, 3 KOs), Yves Ulysse Jr. (6-0 , 4 KOs) and Mathieu Germain (1-0).

Tickets, which will be offered for as low as $70 (CAD) and go on sale May 16 at www.evenko.ca and at the Bell Centre box office.

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