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David Lemieux wanted to ‘extend’ Gennady Golovkin fight ‘a bit longer’

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The Canadian wishes that he was given a better shot at extending his main event fight with “GGG.”

David Lemieux (34-3) put forth a commendable effort and displayed plenty of toughness in his main event exchange with the world’s most terrifying boxing force and current WBO, IBO, WBC and IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (34-0) inside Madison Square Garden in New York City last night (Sat. Oct. 17, 2015).

The Canadian, who boasts very heavy hands, couldn’t find his groove over the course of their eight-round affair, having shown early difficulty letting his hands go. In the early portions, it was a strong jab from “GGG” that halted any offense from the 26-year-old.

“Actually I was expecting a bit more power from him. He had a good jab. He had a solid job, He’s a very good fighter and champion. I know he’s a good fighter. I could’ve done a lot more in the fight,” Lemieux said at the post-fight press conference.

Between rounds three-five, the former IBF middleweight titleholder decided the only way he would stand a chance in this fight was if he opened up more and he did throwing a couple of hard punches that stunned Golovkin, but the Kazakh ….View original article