Sunday, 23 July 2017

Mairis Briedis v Mike Perez in Latvia, September 20.

The first of the upcoming quarter finals of the World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight tournament, between Mairis Briedis (22-0, 18Ko's) and former heavyweight contender Mike Perez (22-2-1, 14 Ko's) will take place at the Riga Arena in Latvia on September 20th.. Briedis, the current WBC and IBO champion had the luxury of choosing the Cuban as his quarter final opponent at the WBSS live draft in Monaco on July 8th.. Briedis last boxed in April, picking up his titles by decisioning Marco Huck in Germany.. Perez won his only previous cruiserweight appearance last month in Belfast Ireland, knocking out the previously undefeated Viktor Biscak in 28 seconds.. The Cruiserweight tourney is packed full of explosive talented fighters with Oleksandr Usyk heading the cast..