Lemieux Starches O’Sullivan

By Robert Ecksel on September 15, 2018
Lemieux Starches O’Sullivan
Lemieux’s blistering power led to a dynamic first round kayo. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

David Lemieux starched Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan with a one-punch knockout at 2:44 of the opening round…

Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, David Lemieux(40-4, 34 KOs), the hard-hitting former middleweight champion from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, starched Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan (28-3, 20 KOs), the mustachioed wildman from Cork, Ireland, with a one-punch knockout at 2:44 of the opening round.

Fighting out of the red corner in black trunks, Lemieux was landing heavy leather at the opening bell and rocked his opponent several times before a left hook ended it.

Sullivan, fighting out of the blue corner in white trunks with blue trim, had never been knocked out before. He had never even been dropped. But there’s a first time for everything, as “Spike” unfortunately found out.

According to CompuBox, Lemieux landed 22 of 79 total punches (27.8%) to 8 of 25 (32%) for O’Sullivan. O’Sullivan landed one more jab than Lemieux, they threw 7 jabs between them, but blistering power made all the difference and led to the first round knockout. Lemieux landed 19 of 46 power punches (41.3%) to a paltry 4 of 10 (40%) for the Irishman.

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  1. buddhabob 07:30am, 09/17/2018

    was happy to see this one. Lemieux deserves respect and has very serious power. The Irishman was just a garden variety thug and racist with a garbage mouth who got what was coming him. Shades of the con man Conor MacGregor were undeniable in the run up, in fact the only reason he got the bout was his mustachioed mouth and that was closed quickly and easily by DL. Why is it that so many Irishmen these days are con men? Mac, Bono, this loser? Is something in the water over there? I wish they’d stick to poetry and literature and you cannot call Bono a singer. He cries and shrieks.

  2. Casanovita de Ahome 07:37am, 09/16/2018

    Lemieux pulled a Gatti on Spike last night! Fashion tip for Spike…he should let his hair grow out and cultivate a nice long pony tail….he could even braid it at fight time….if he ever fights again that is.

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