The 33 12 months outdated’s father was shot lifeless close to his house earlier this month.
Boxer David Lemieux is retiring, Eye of the Tiger Administration introduced Saturday.
The 33 12 months outdated from a Laval had a 43-5-0 report, together with 36 knockouts.
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He gained the IBF middleweight title in 2015, defeating Hassan N’Dam on the Bell Centre.
“I did quite a bit, however I wasn’t alone. I due to this fact wish to take this event to thank all my followers who supported me all through my profession. Due to the EOTTM staff, particularly Camille (Estephan) and Marc (Ramsay).”
Eye of the Tiger Administration grew with Lemieux’s profession.
“David is the sort of man you want as a result of he’s actual and has a coronary heart that’s large like Quebec,” Camille Estephan, the group’s president, mentioned in a press release.
“He has all my respect for every part he achieved, and all of the extra so right now, for retiring at this second, in good well being, as an alternative of clinging to the previous.”