De La Hoya expects Lemieux to be tough match for De La Rosa
Montreal’s biggest boxing star, former IBF Middleweight World Champion David Lemieux (34-3, 31 KOs) will make his grand return to the ring against San Benito, Texas’ “King” James De La Rosa (23-3, 13 KOs) on March 12 at Montreal’s Olympia Theatre.
The exciting middleweight battle will be broadcast live in the U.S. by FOX Deportes and will be available in English via live stream by Ring TV, both starting at 7:00 p.m. PT/ 10:00 p.m. ET. The Ring TV live stream is available on RingTVLive.com, YipTV.com and the Ring TV channel via Amazon Fire, Roku and FilmOn.com.
The undercard for the highly anticipated main event features some of Montreal’s brightest stars. Opening the FOX Deportes broadcast, Schiller “Batman” Hyppolite (19-1, 13 KOs) will face Darnell “Deezol” Boon (23-22, 12 KOs) in a 10-round battle and Steven “Bang Bang” Butler (14-0-1, 11 KOs) will take on Sladjan “The Tiger” Janjanin (13-0, 11 KOs) in a 10-round co-main event match-up for the vacant IBF Youth Super Welterweight Title.
“David Lemieux is a power house fighter with star quality, and U.S. audiences will get to see him in the ring again for the first time in 2016 on Fox Deportes March 12,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. “His skill and speed will surely be a tough match for ‘King’ James De La Rosa, making for an entertaining fight for the fans.”
“This Saturday, March 12 we offer you a night to be proud of,” said Camille Estephan, President of Eye of the Tiger Management. “If you are a fan of boxing you will fall in love with the sport and if you are already in love with the sport well, you’ll enjoy it 100 times more. An intimate, incredible nearby unparalleled experience! Be there, truly an experience not to be missed.”
Tickets for the event are on sale now starting at $59 CAN and $349 CAN for ringside and available at www.admission.com. For further information, visit www.eottm.com and www.goldenboypromotions.com or follow on Twitter @Lemieuxboxing, @KingJamesDLR, @EOTMVD and @GoldenBoyBoxing.