Saunders was typically unapologetic after the result, while Lemieux blamed a damaged left hand for the loss and the fact his opponent "ran" all night.
Saunders (26-0) made a third defence of the title the British fighter won from Andy Lee in 2015 and showed he could be a force in the division that is now ruled by stars Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.
Lemieux came in at exactly 160lbs with Saunders also weighing in at exactly 160lbs. One Lemieux punch missed so wildly that Saunders mocked him, standing still to look into the crowd in search of where it landed.
The masterclass continued into the seventh when Lemieux left the round bloody and hurt and with little answer to Saunders' jabs and footwork.
All three judges handed Saunders an impressive points victory with Benoit Roussel seeing it 120-108, Gerardo Martinez 117-111 and Phil Edwards 118-110.
"I'd taken some time out to be with my mum, but she said the best thing to do is to get a World title" Adams said. "It's alright performing a million dollars but they won't want to fight me fighting like that", Saunders told BT Sport.
"In my own mind, I know I can deal with (Lemieux), and then with Golovkin or Canelo, we'll see where I really am".
All this modern era of Pittsburgh Steelers football knows is heartbreak and misery at the hands of the New England Patriots . It was a costly loss, one that saw the top seed and home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs stolen in the final seconds.
Toronto mayor, John Tory, said the he was "shocked and heartbroken" to learn that the two were found dead in their home. The Sherman's had recently put their house up for sale at the price of C$7 million equal to approximately $5.4 billion.
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Bossert called the attack in which victims received ransom demands to unlock their computers "cowardly, costly and careless". Other governments and private companies including the United Kingdom and Microsoft agree with the US's conclusion, he said.
Businesses income reported on owners' personal tax returns would get a 20% deduction on the first $315,000 of joint income. Moderate Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME , who had been a holdout, now appears to be in support of the bill.
He doubled down on that sentiment moments later when he was asked his thoughts on an appearance in professional wrestling. Pressed about what he meant by a "true fight", McGregor confirmed he was indeed referring to MMA .
Kim Jong-Hyun 's tragic suicide note has allegedly been released, citing the high pressure of being a celebrity in Korea. His death is a blow to the massive worldwide fan base that Korea's "K-pop" music has attracted in recent years.
It's also believed they may have tied the knot after Anna was pictured with a massive diamond sparkler on her wedding finger. They are very private, so it's not much of a surprise that they've kept quiet about the birth of their twins.
Sources close to Lewis told the Enquirer he remains interested in coaching in 2018 and does not plan to retire. The 59-year-old Lewis, with 15 years in Cincinnati, is the longest tenured head coach in Bengals history.
She brought the incident to the attention of CNBC executives after being subject to Matthew's "jokes" in the presence of a group. NBC News confirmed Sunday that Matthews was issued a reprimand in 1999 after the woman complained to CNBC executives.
Mother and 3 Children Die in Brooklyn House Fire
During the holiday season, we all need to be cautious with decorations, electric lights, candles, space heaters and other items. Friends and neighbors say the family was known to light menorah candles in celebration of Hanukkah .
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price slashed, now available at Rs 64900
Samsung has also included fast charging support via USB Type-C port and IP68 water and dust resistance just like the Galaxy S8. The phones also take the Infinity Display design from the S8 and Note 8 devices, meaning you get more screen and less bezel.
Packers QB Rodgers' return marred by turnovers
The Carolina Panthers' Damiere Byrd catches a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter aagnst the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. But the Packers couldn't keep up defensively after regaining its composure a bit in the second quarter.
Carmelo Anthony ready for MSG return, calls NY 'home'
A different relationship, different bond with the city, with the fans, with the people. "It's a little bit special for me". Porzingis said after Thursday's game - in which the Knicks beat the Nets - that he did not think his injury was serious.
Rudy Gobert Injury Update
This injury comes just two weeks after Gobert returned from an 11-game absence after a different bone bruise in his knee. On Saturday, Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reported Gobert was diagnosed with a sprained PCL in his left knee.