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Glowacki vs. Vlasov, Briedis vs. Mikaelian - Set For WBSS Bouts

Krzysztof Glowacki & Maksim Vlasov and Mairis Briedis & Noel Mikaelian all make weight ahead of Saturday’s two Ali Trophy Cruiserweight Quarter-Finals at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, USA.

Ali Trophy Quarter-Final & vacant Interim WBO Cruiserweight World Championship:

Krzysztof Glowacki, Poland (31-1, 19 KOs): 196 lb/88.90 kg

“I am really glad to be in Chicago,” said former WBO World Champion Glowacki after weighing in and having an intense staredown with his opponent. “I am expecting a great fight with a lot of Polish people attending. We can both feel the fight is approaching, so you can feel the adrenaline.”

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Maksim Vlasov, Russia (44-2, 25 KOs): 198 lb / 89.81 kg

“It is a very big deal and very important for me to be part of this great Super Series,” said Vlasov. “I feel I am going to give a great performance and show my beautiful boxing style. It is going to be an entertaining and spectacular fight. I can see he is also very determined and I expect a war!”

Ali Trophy Quarter-Final & WBC Diamond Title:

Mairis Briedis (25-1, 18 KOs), Latvia: 198.4 lb /89.99 kg

“This is sport, this is boxing and we are going for new goals,“ said Briedis, a former WBC World Champion and a Season 1 semi-finalist. “I predict a good show and very good boxing.”

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Noel Mikaelian, Germany (24-1, 10 KOs): 199.8 lb /90.62 kg

“It is very prestigious and I am honoured to be a part of it” said Mikaelian on fighting in the WBSS. “I am excited and looking forward to tomorrow. He is a really good fighter, but his time is over and I will become the champion.”

Fans in the U.S. can watch the Ali Trophy quarter-finals LIVE on DAZN, the global sports streaming platform. To sign up for a one-month free trial, fans can visit DAZN.com or download the DAZN app to their preferred connected device.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boksfan on 11-10-2018

Glowacki very light, should be fast.

Comment by wildman on 11-09-2018

Glowacki vs Vlasov is a great 50-50 fight, but I'm afraid Briedis-Gevor is a mismatch.

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