Bets are being taken on David Benavidez vs. David Lemieux, with the Canadian boxer’s winning streak set to be broken in Glendale. On Saturday, experts believe David Benavidez will extend his unbeaten professional boxing streak against David Lemieux. This fight for the WBC super middleweight title will take place at Gila River Arena, and you can watch it live on USA Showtime. TGB Promotions’ schedule includes a number of worthwhile events, but this fight is by far the most intriguing.
David Benavidez vs. David Lemieux Bookie Odds and Fight Details
1. David Benavidez is now unbeaten, out of 25 matches he finished 22 by knockout.
2. David Lemieux has 47 fights, of which 43 wins and 4 losses.
3. The fight is for the interim WBC super middleweight title, as Saul Alvarez will soon return to that weight class from light heavyweight.
4. Arena: Gila River Arena (Glendale, Arizona)
5. Start Time: The main card kicks off at 10:00 PM ET (7:00 PM local time) and the title fight is scheduled to kick off at 12:00 AM ET (9:00 PM local time).
6. Where to watch the fight: Showtime.
David Benavidez vs David Lemieux Betting odds
Odds source: Betway.
Line of wagering
1. David Benavidez wins -1400.
2. Draw +2000.
3. David Lemieux wins +950.
Red flag doesn’t mean stop
This will be David Benavidez’s 26th fight in a professional career; the boxer was previously undefeated. He has a knockout percentage of 88%, with 22 knockouts in 25 fights.
With Saul Alvarez in first place, the 25-year-old athlete from Phoenix is now ranked 5th in the United States by weight and 7th in the world.
Benavidez’s ranking would improve if he held the WBC title, putting him closer to a lucrative fight with Canelo this year.
Benavidez had previously won a fight for this title, but was denied the belt due to a weight discrepancy; he defeated Roamer Alexis Angulo by technical knockout, but no one was awarded the belt. For Red Flag, it was a missed opportunity, but he will give it his all on Saturday. Benavides has knocked out opponents five times in the last five fights: in rounds seven, eleven, ten, nine, and two.
Benavidez’s knockout streak is incredible, especially considering his current form. Ronald Gavril, who fought over four years ago, was the last boxer to avoid a knockout.
Benavidez’s knockout winning streak was only broken once, when he was knocked out in two rounds by J’Leon Love at the AT&T Arena in Arlington. After the seventh round, the remaining knockout victories were recorded.
The last time the audience saw Benavidez fight was in Phoenix last fall, when he knocked out Kyron Davis in the seventh round to the delight of the crowd. This boxer is well-liked by the crowd, who admire him for his quick movements and desire to knock out his opponent.
On the side of David Lemieux fight experience
In his lifetime, this boxer has seen it all. He won 43 fights and lost four during his professional career.
He won 36 of his fights by knockout. Lemieux’s career can be described as super-successful, even though he lost four fights. He could only be defeated by Billy Joe Saunders and Gennady Golovkin.
Boxing fans will recognize that this is an excellent statistic for a boxer. He struggles with self-confidence, which stems from a five-game winning streak that began after a loss to Saunders in 2017. David knocked out three of his opponents and won two fights on points.
Promotion in class
In his last two fights, Lemieux has knocked out opponents in the first round, including a technical knockout of David Zegarra. The fans of the Canadian boxer will be thrilled with the third victory ahead of schedule, but for Lemieux, this is a step down in class after defeating boxers of a higher level.
The Canadian defeated Francie Ntetu in 5 rounds before knocking out Zegarra in 2, so Lemieux’s victory by knockout or technical knockout is very likely.
Based on the results of the boxers’ previous fights, the younger Benavidez is expected to try to take advantage of the more experienced boxer right away. When Benavidez tries to attack, Lemieux will rely on his competitive experience to knock him out. With that in mind, one could bet on Benavidez to win another knockout round, and you can see that Betway bookies offer such a wager.
This fight is interesting for betting because you can bet on group rounds rather than the obvious outcome. You can wager that Benavidez will win based on the outcomes of specific groups of rounds, such as 1-6 or 3-6.
All of his recent fights have been won after the seventh round, which must be considered when betting. For example, bet on Benavidez’s victory in rounds 7-12.
These bets are quite risky, but you can make good money on them
More than 4.5 rounds (-125 in Betway) is the betting line for a duel between David Benavidez and David Lemieux.