Fast & Furious IV: Lemieux vs.
By Jeff Emond Jeffrey
GYM Promotion presents Fast and Furious IV, the return of
this exciting boxing series will feature Lemieux vs Rubio in
a WBC middleweight elimination bout in the main event,
Friday presented by the Casino of Montreal on April 8, 2011
at the Bell Center in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Nine action
packed fights will be shown.
The thrilling main event of the evening will showcase
Montreal’s own, Knockout artist David Lemieux ( 25-0-0. 24
K0 ) facing a tremendous puncher, Marco Antonio Rubio (
49-5-1, 42 KO ) of Torreon, Mexico. “Boxing fans, you do not
want to miss this one, somebody will go down in this fight,
but who?’’ said GYM promoter Yvon Michel. Under the guidance
of Russ Anber, Lemieux quickly became a force to be reckoned
with in the division as he is now ranked number 2 by the
WBC. After ending the career of Walid Smichet and destroying
Elvin Ayala in one round, Hector Camacho Jr also in one
round and recently Purnell Gates inside of two rounds,
Lemieux feels the need and desire to become a young and
However, Friday night’s fight will be the hardest task for
the undefeated Lemieux. Indeed, Marco Antonio Rubio ranked
number 3 by the WBC is also known as a knockout artist and
did battle with none other than Kelly Pavlik for the WBC and
WBO championships in 2009. In his career, Rubio possesses
Knockout triumphs over Saul Roman, Fitz Vanderpool in the
first round, Former WBA Light middleweight champion Frankie
Randall in two rounds and was also successful over Jose Luis
Zertuche twice, Enrique Ornelas and Samuel Miller. Both
fighters are at a crossroads fight, the question is who
wants it more?
“I am very happy to fight in Montreal. People here love
boxing, they also loves knockouts and they will get it
Friday. Hopefully the knockout will come on our side’’,
declared Rubio to the press.
Soon after, it was time to Lemieux to make his declaration:
“I respect everything Rubio has accomplished in his career,
but we are two very hard punchers who wants to win by
knockout. I trained a lot for this fight in Spain and here.
This fight won’t go the distance, only one of us will make
it out of the ring and it will be me.”
In the co-feature of this ESPN 2 card, Adonis Superman
Stevenson ( 13-1-0, 10 KO ) of Longueil, Quebec, will make
his return in Montreal against The Black Lion, Derek Edwards
( 25-1-0, 13 KO) Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA former
NABA super middleweight champion.
Adding to this night action, Arash Usmanee (11-0-0, 6 KO )
from Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, now fighting from Montreal
will do battle with a much more experienced in Aldo “El Pato’’
( 25-13-0, 13 KO) of Cuernavaca, Mexico in the Lightweight
division. On may 14, Usmanee will, return to his hometown in
Red Deer to face Alejandro Barrera ( 21-6-0 , 14 K0 ).
In the heavyweight division, Oscar “Kaboom” Rivas ( 4-0-0, 1
KO) of Montreal will put his undefeated record on the line
against hard hitter Wilfredo Leal (7-4-2, KO 6) of Los
Also stepping in the ring in the featherweight division,
Canadian prospect, the undefeated Tyler Asselstine ( 4-0-0,
3 KO ) a hard hitting southpaw of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
He will face Mohamed Nouri ( 7-12-1, 1 KO ) from Talence,
In the superfeatherwight division, undefeated Kevin Lavallée
( 3-0-1, 3 KO ) of St-Adele, Quebec, Canada versus James
Carpio ( 1-1-0, 1 KO) of Thornhill, Ontario, Canada. The 3
victories of Lavallée are all 3 first rounds KO’s.
In the light Heavyweight division. The Storm, Elierder
Alvarez ( 3-0-0, 2 KO ) of Montreal, Quebec, Canada will
have a good test in front of him facing Ernesto Zamora (
18-21-1, 12 KO ) from Huatabampo, Mexico.
We move on to the Super middleweight division. Ahmad Cheikho
( 5-2-2, 4 KO ) of Montreal, Quebec, Canada versus a much
more experiences Attila Molnar ( 20- 18-6, 10 KO ) fighting
from Szekesfehervar, Hungary.
On this exciting boxing evening, former Canada former four
times senior heavyweight champion, Didier Bence of Montreal
will make his pro debut in the Bell Center against Leonard
Coller ( 1-6-0, KO 0 ) of Orlando, Florida, USA. Bence won a
bronze medal in the 2007 Pan American games in the super
heavyweight division, Didier Bence is the most decorated
heavyweight amateur in Canada since Lennox Lewis.