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World Boxing Super Series Reveals Tournament Seeding

The World Boxing Super Series is pleased to announce the seeding for the inaugural season of the Muhammad Ali Trophy, The Greatest Prize in Boxing. During tomorrow´s Draft Gala, the top four seeds will select their opponents from the four unseeded boxers. The live TV show (23:00 local, 5 PM ET) will be broadcasted in multiple territories and also be streamed live on www.WorldBoxingSuperSeries.com

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For more info on the seeds, the full fighter fields and the seeding process, please visit our social channels (@WBSuperSeries) on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. You can also view the videos on our website: worldboxingsuperseries.com 

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In the World Boxing Super Series, 16 elite fighters – eight super-middleweights and eight cruiserweights – will battle it out in a bracket-style elimination tournament. In both divisions, there will be four quarter-finals (September / October 2017), two semi-finals (early 2018) and one final (May 2018), making for a total of 14 high-class fights.

WORLD BOXING SUPER SERIES AT A GLANCE

Participants confirmed: 16 of 16

Number of belts: 7

Number of world champions: 5

Number of former world champions: 3

Number of undefeated fighters: 9

Combined Record of participants: 398 wins, 16 losses, 275 KOs (not counting Eubank/Abraham)

Confirmed Cruiserweights (8 of 8)

Oleksandr Usyk (12-0, 10 KOs), WBO World Champion

Yunier Dorticos (21-0, 20 KOs), WBA World Champion

Murat Gassiev (24-0, 17 KOs), IBF World Champion

Mairis Briedis (22-0, 18 KOs), WBC World Champion

Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (53-3-1, 37 KOs), former IBF / WBC World Champion & IBF top-ranked challenger

Marco Huck (40-4-1, 27 KOs), former WBO World Champion

Dmitry Kudryashov (21-1, 21 KOs)

Mike Perez (22-2-1, 14 KOs)

Confirmed Super-Middleweights (8 of 8)

George Groves (26-3, 19 KOs), WBA Super Champion

Juergen Braehmer (48-3, 35 KOs), former WBA & WBO Champion

Erik Skoglund (26-0, 12 KOs)

Jamie Cox (23-0, 13 KOs)

Callum Smith (22-0, 17 KOs)

Rob Brant (22-0, 15 KOs)

Avni Yildirim (16-0, 10 KOs)

Winner of Eubank (24-1, 19 KOs) vs. Abraham (46-5, 30 KOs)

ABOUT THE WORLD BOXING SUPER SERIES - Organised by Comosa AG, the World Boxing Super Series will kick off in September 2017, featuring the Cruiserweight and Super Middleweight divisions. In each weight class, eight elite boxers will battle it out in a bracket-style elimination tournament, with four quarter-finals (fall 2017), two semi-finals (early 2018) and one final (May 2018). This makes for seven top fights per weight class, and a total of 14 fights in Season One to be staged in premier venues around the globe. The winners of the World Boxing Super Series will rightfully receive The Greatest Prize in Boxing, the Muhammad Ali Trophy.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BrometheusBob. on 07-16-2017

[QUOTE=USMCer;17842033]Starts at 5:42:50 (They should learn to edit their videos) [/QUOTE] lol she seemed like she was winging it a bit but still more interesting a show than most boxing press conferences tend to be

Comment by BrometheusBob. on 07-16-2017

The Cruiserweight tournament is pretty lit SMW is a bit less exciting

Comment by juggernaut666 on 07-16-2017

I thought somebody was spreading their genetic material when i saw the word seeding to possibly gain advantages .

Comment by yankees7448 on 07-16-2017

[QUOTE=elcashanilla;17838663]I watch plenty thanks but you honestly tell me you seen all of these fighters fight before[/QUOTE] Yes. I haven't seen a lot of their fights but I have seen them fight. Some more than others but I have seen…

Comment by USMCer on 07-08-2017

Starts at 5:42:50 (They should learn to edit their videos)

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