LAS VEGAS -- As much as the main event stars, unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez, have made no secret of their distaste for each other going into their much-anticipated rematch, they have nothing on David Lemieux and Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan.
Former middleweight world titlist Lemieux and O'Sullivan, who will meet in a middleweight world title elimination fight on the Golovkin-Alvarez II undercard on Saturday (HBO PPV, 8 p.m.
They've done it in interviews and on social media, and got in one more batch of taunts at Thursday's undercard news conference.
GGG-Canelo II TV lineup for the Golden Boy/GGG Promotions card on Saturday (HBO PPV, 8 p.m.
ET) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas: • Middleweights: Gennady Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) vs. Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs), 12 rounds, for Golovkin's unified world title • Junior middleweights: Jaime Munguia (30-0, 25 KOs) vs. Brandon Cook (20-1, 13 KOs), 12 rounds, for Munguia's world title • Middleweights: David Lemieux (39-4, 33 KOs) vs. Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan (28-2, 20 KOs), title eliminator, 12 rounds • Junior bantamweights: Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (46-2, 38 KOs) vs. Moises Fuentes (25-5-1, 14 KOs), 10 rounds