Deal set for Lemieux-Rubio
A long, hard negotiation ended moments before Friday's purse bid in Mexico City, paving the way for middleweight David Lemieux, one of boxing's fastest-rising stars, to face Marco Antonio Rubio in a title elimination bout.
They will meet April 8 in Montreal, where the 22-year-old Lemieux is becoming a major attraction. The fight will headline an edition of "Friday Night Fights" on ESPN2, promoter Yvon Michel said.
Don Majeski, the agent representing Michel at the WBC purse bid, ...
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