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Briedis' Manager: In a Rematch, My Fighter Will Beat Usyk!

After a fast start with the first-round matchups last September, the WBSS tournament continued with the semi-final bouts in 2018. The first one came in the cruiserweight series between unbeaten champi...Read More

Weekend Review: Matthysse Looks Flat, Usyk Tested, More

Usyk’s handlers probably didn’t expect him to encounter such heavy resistance but they did expect him to end up where he is: in the final of the World Boxing Super Series. Usyk cruised in the opening ...Read More

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Mairis Briedis: Afterthoughts

It’s been so much fun watching the World Boxing Super Series field whittle down at cruiserweight, there has hardly been time to ask what comes after its over. If the answer is the winner faces Mairis ...Read More

Photos: Usyk Arrives Home in Ukraine To Hero's Welcome

Usyk Arrives Home Photos Gallery - Arena Riga, Lativia - In the first semi-final bout of the cruiserweight edition of the World Boxing Super Series tournament, Aleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) won a twe...Read More

Photos: Usyk Has Toughest Test Yet, Beats Briedis To Unify Belts

Usyk vs. Briedis Fight Photos Gallery - WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk beat WBC title holder Mairis Briedis by a majority points decision to unify the belts. The two met in the semi-final o...Read More

Usyk vs. Briedis - CompuBox Punch Stats

In a terrific fight, Oleksandr Usyk landed more total punches and was the busier fighter in terms of total punches. Mairis Briedis threw 144 more power punches and had a slight edge in power connects....Read More

Usyk Decisions Briedis in Tough Fight To Unify WBC, WBO Titles

Arena Riga, Lativia - In the first semi-final bout of the cruiserweight edition of the World Boxing Super Series tournament, Aleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) won a twelve round majority decision over pr...Read More

Usyk vs. Briedis - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

Usyk vs. Briedis Scorecard Live Scorecard - WBO World Champion Aleksandr Usyk (13-0, 11 KOs) and WBC World Champion Mairis Briedis (23-0, 18 KOs) exchanged words in Riga at the last press conference b...Read More

Usyk vs. Briedis - CompuBox Historical Review

WBO cruiserweight Oleksandr Usyk (last 4 fights) threw 14 more total punches per round than Marius Briedis (last 4 fights) and landed slightly more. Both have above average jabs, Usyk landing 7.4 per ...Read More

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Mairis Briedis: Stats & Stakes

The World Boxing Super Series semi-finals arrive and now we get to the good stuff. It’s boiled down now to a pair of unification matches over the next two weeks. When the smoke clears, we’ll have the ...Read More

Photos: Usyk, Briedis Ready For WBSS Unification Showdown

Arena Riga had an early wind of passionate Latvian and Ukrainian fans today at the official weigh-in ceremony of tomorrow’s big cruiserweight title unification bout between WBO champ Oleksandr Usyk an...Read More

Usyk Promoter Breaks Down Gassiev vs. Dorticos, Talks Briedis

We are right around the corner for the first cruiserweight semi-final bout of the World Boxing Super Series tournament. On Tuesday, both Oleksandr Usyk and Mairis Briedis showed some of their skills t...Read More

Usyk vs. Briedis - Both Promise To Secure Statement Win in WBSS

On Thursday afternoon at 1:30 in local time, Riga turned it’s attention to the Radisson Blu Ridzene Hotel where the final press conference has taken place before the first cruiserweight semi-final of ...Read More

Usyk: Breidis' Style is Boring; All He Did Was Hold Versus Perez

Oleksandr Uysk hopes Mairis Breidis has a better plan than to hold him throughout their fight Saturday night. That might’ve served Breidis well against Mike Perez, but Usyk knows exactly how to combat...Read More

Photos: Usyk, Briedis - Open Workouts Draw a Big Crowd

WBO-Champion Aleksandr Usyk and WBC-Champion Mairis Briedis entertained the masses at an open training before their Ali Trophy semi-final clash on Saturday at the Arena Riga, Latvia. "People can look ...Read More

Usyk Confident: Fighting in Briedis’ Backyard Won't Be a Problem

Oleksandr Usyk is preparing for his second appearance at the World Boxing Super Series tournament and, again, he has to travel to a place that his opponent can call his hometown. Last September the WB...Read More

Usyk Eyes Anthony Joshua: I Will Fight Him, Show How Good I Am!

WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (13-0, 11 KOs) is planning to eventually challenge WBA, IBF, IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) in the future. Both boxers won Olympic gol...Read More

Usyk Training Very Hard, Calls Briedis His "Biggest Challenge" Yet

The second round of the World Boxing Super Series is about to kick-off the last weekend of January in Riga, Latvia. The first semi-final in the cruiserweight tournament will see a classic battle betwe...Read More

Usyk: I Can't Wait To Get Mairis Briedis' WBC Title!

WBO World Champion Aleksandr Usyk (13-0, 11 KOs) talks about his upcoming semi-final against WBC World Champion Mairis Briedis (23-0, 18 KOs) at the Arena Riga on January 27. The Ukrainian superstar w...Read More

Photos: Usyk, Briedis Go Face To Face in Riga Presser

WBO World Champion Aleksandr Usyk (13-0, 11 KOs) and WBC World Champion Mairis Briedis (23-0, 18 KOs) had their first face-off in Riga before the Ali Trophy semi-final bout in the Latvian capital on J...Read More