Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Dorticos Confident That He Will Put Briedis To Sleep

Yuniel Dorticos (24-1, 22 KOs) has touched down in Riga for the kickoff press conference ahead of his highly-anticipated WBSS Cruiserweight Ali Trophy final with Mairis Briedis (26-1, 19 KOs) on March 21 at the Arena Riga.

“I’m excited to be here and be welcomed by the people of Latvia once again,” said Dorticos, IBF World cruiserweight champion, and tournament 2 seed.

dorticos-briedis

The Miami-based Cuban stunned the boxing world and the crowd in Riga in June by stopping previously unbeaten Andrew Tabiti in the 10th round of his semi-final, and now he is intent on doing the same against Mairis Briedis, the tournament No 1 seed.

“I’m gonna knock him out,” said the ‘KO Doctor’. “I feel great and I can’t wait, come fight night and do what I do. I’m honoured and humbled to be fighting for the Muhammad Ali Trophy, I’m going to dedicate it to his memory by winning it and go down in history.”

Mairis Briedis and Yuniel Dorticos will face off tomorrow at the kickoff press conference in Latvia’s capital. Tickets for the incredible Ali Trophy showdown are currently on Presale here and will go on General Sale at 11am (Riga time) tomorrow (Wednesday, January 22) via bilesuserviss.lv and WorldBoxingSuperSeries.com.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Dodger07 on 01-22-2020

[QUOTE=thereeldeel;20340501][url]https://www.badlefthook.com/2020/1/1/21045529/murat-gassiev-plans-heavyweight-debut-garcia-vargas-card-boxing-news[/url][/QUOTE] Nice! Thanks for the info

Comment by Clegg on 01-22-2020

Dorticos should look to box, take an opening if it's there but a war favours Breidis, who has looked more limited recently

Comment by thereeldeel on 01-22-2020

[QUOTE=Juicy J;20338818]Can't wait for this one :boxing: should be good. Off topic, but is there any news on Murat Gassiev? I know he was supposed to move up to heavy but he hasn't fought since the Usyk fight almost two…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 01-21-2020

[QUOTE=YoungManRumble;20339483]Come on man you know the Mosley program. Every fighter is bad, every fight is garbage. Boxing is the worst, I hate everything but I'm here everyday![/QUOTE] Haha I was gone for a while. Not familiar with the antics of…

Comment by Dr Rassclart on 01-21-2020

[QUOTE=YoungManRumble;20339483]Come on man you know the Mosley program. Every fighter is bad, every fight is garbage. Boxing is the worst, I hate everything but I'm here everyday![/QUOTE] Yeah, he’s a totally pointless f-tard

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (23)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Bellew Explains Why Joshua's Win Over Klitschko More Impressive Than Fury's Win Khabib Nurmagomedov Slams Conor McGregor After Knockout Loss Pierce O'Leary, Mark McKeown To Return on McGregor-Guerfi Card Dustin Poirier Blasts Out Conor McGregor in Two, Derails Pacquiao Fight Stephen Fulton Decisions Angelo Leo in Action-Fight, Wins WBO Title Angelo Leo vs. Stephen Fulton - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Ra'eese Aleem Drops Victor Pasillas Four Times, Stops Him in Eleventh Ra'eese Aleem, Victor Pasillas - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Rolando Romero Drops Avery Sparrow, Gets TKO Win in Seventh Rolando Romero vs. Avery Sparrow - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Sharone Carter Stuns McJoe Arroyo, Wins 8-Round Unanimous Decision Angelo Leo-Stephen Fulton: Stats and Stakes Stephen Fulton: My Power Is Underestimated; We'll See If Angelo Leo Can Take It Hector Flores Blasts Out Juan Carlos Parra in Fourth Round Fulton: Tramaine Williams Is Better Than Angelo Leo; Conditioning Wasn't Good Enough Romero: Marinez Fought Like A P-ssy; Didn't Try To Win; Everyone Can See That Vladimir Nikitin Battles Yerzhan Zalilov To Eight Round Draw Zhora Hamazaryan Shocks Dmitry Yun in Four Round Shoot-Out Angelo Leo: I Definitely See Myself Being a Multiple Time World Champion Ra'esse Aleem: I Would Love To Fight Akhmadaliev After I Get Pasillas Out The Way Stephen Fulton: Fight With Angelo Leo Underrated, We're Two Of Top Guys In Division One Of Three Judges Who Scored Romero-Marinez Will Work Romero-Sparrow Fight Daily Bread Mailbag: Charlos, Andrade, Sonny Liston, Pacquiao, More Pasillas: No Doubt, Fighting Another Undefeated Fighter Gives Me That Extra Push Andre Ward: I Can't Say I Was Surprised Kovalev Tested Positive For A PED Ellerbe: Romero Needs To Silence Critics, He Didn't Have Great Performance In Last Fight Pasillas: Everyone On My Team Understands My Goals - Go Straight Forward And Win Titles USA Boxing Converts Abandoned Department Store To Prepare For Olympics Dana White: Mayweather is Going To Give Paul Worst Ass-Whoopin You've Ever Seen James Tennyson on Facing Best at 135: They're Winnable Fights For Me, Very Winnable Johnson-Zumbano Added To Don King's PPV Card on January 29 Sparrow: We're Not Gonna Box Romero; Walking Straight To Him, Going For Knockout Conor McGregor: Jake Paul Is A Confused Little Kid, Boxing Him Is Not On My Radar Manager: Canelo, Media Are Underestimating Avni Yildirim Fury Promoter: Usyk Will Not Be Able To Get in The Way of Joshua Unification Ra'eese Aleem, Victor Pasillas - Set For WBA Title Fight Angelo Leo, Stephen Fulton - Ready For WBO Title Fight Topps Commemorates Muhammad Ali With 100 Piece Card Set To Be Dropped Over 50 Weeks IBF Refused To Recognize Xu Can as WBA Champion Romero To Face Sparrow In Non-Title Fight, Overweight Pauldo Fails Pre-Fight Physical
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement