N’dam Vs. Murata Weigh-In Results

Hassan N'Dam - Tokyo - Thursday May 17th at the Grand Palace Hotel WBA Interm Middleweight Champion Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam of France (35-2-0, 21 KO's) and 2012 Olympic gold medalist Ryota Murata of Japan (12-0-0, 9 KO's) held their final press conference to decide the regular WBA World Middleweight champion at the Ariake Colossuem in Tokyo Japan set for this Saturday May 20th, 2017. Also on the fight card are two WBC world championship bouts. DaigoHiga (12-0-0, 12 KO's) of Okinawa, Japan will challenge Juan Hernandez Navarrete (34-2-0, 26 KO's) of Mexico City D.F. for the WBC Flyweight championship. Ken Shiro (9-0-0, 5 KO's) of Kyoto, Japan faces WBC light flyweight titlist Ganigan Lopez (28-6-0, 17 KO's) of Mexico City D.F. Press in attendance and coverage of this mega event has been unprecedented due to Ryota Murata’s ever growing star power in Japan. This triple title event is presented by Teiken Promotions and televised live by Fuji TV at 7:00pm JST.

Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam 72.3kg/159.5lb vs Ryota Murata 72.3kg/159.5lb
(WBA Middleweight championship)

Juan Hernandez Navarrete* 51kg (.2kg over) vs Daigo Higa 50.8kg/112lb
(WBC Flyweight Championship)
*Juan Hernandez Navarrete loses the title on the scale.

Ganigan Lopez 48.8kg/107.75lb vs Ken Shiro 48.8kg/107.75lb
(WBC Light Flyweight Championship)

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Lemieux decisions N’Dam to win vacant IBF middleweight title

Hassan N'Dam - The big punching David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) built up an early lead and held onto it in the second half of the fight to defeat #1 IBF Hassan N'Dam (31-2, 18 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night to win the International Boxing Federation 160 pound title at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Lemieux's left hook was a big weapon for him in this fight, as he knocked N'Dam down with it on four occasions in the fight.

The big punching David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) built up an early lead and held onto it in the second half of the fight to defeat #1 IBF Hassan N’Dam (31-2, 18 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night to win the International Boxing Federation 160 pound title at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Lemieux’s left hook was a big weapon for him in this fight, as he knocked N’Dam down with it on four occasions in the fight.

The scores were 115-109, 115-109, and 114-110.

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The Forgotten Fight: Lemieux v N’Dam Preview

Hassan N'Dam - (Photo credit: Photo Credit: Eye of The Tiger Management) We are spoilt for choice as boxing fans this weekend as no fewer than three big clashes hit our screens. We of course have the PBC Broner v Porter card, as well as the "Son of God's" return in Oakland when Andre Ward takes on Britain's Paul Smith - who incidentally came in a whopping 4 lbs over the agreed 172 catch-weight.

(Photo credit: Photo Credit: Eye of The Tiger Management) We are spoilt for choice as boxing fans this weekend as no fewer than three big clashes hit our screens. We of course have the PBC Broner v Porter card, as well as the “Son of God’s” return in Oakland when Andre Ward takes on Britain’s Paul Smith – who incidentally came in a whopping 4 lbs over the agreed 172 catch-weight.

However the one fight that has seemingly gone under the radar is the IBF 160 lb title fight between big -punching French-Canadian David Lemieux and France’s teak tough Hassan N’Dam. It is on Fox Sports 2 in the US and has thankfully been picked up by Boxnation in the UK.

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