The former Wbc Cw champion Mairis Briedis entered this fight with a boxing record of 24-1-0 (18 KOs=75%) and he is ranked as the No.2 cruiserweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced current #1 Oleksandr Usyk in January (Oleksandr Usyk vs Mairis Briedis), after this bout he has defeated Brandon Deslaurier in July (Mairis Briedis vs Brandon Deslaurier).
His opponent, Noel Gevor (his real name is Norair Movsesowitch Mikaeljan), has an official record of 23-1-0 (10 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since September 9, 2017 when he beat Isiah Thomas (Noel Gevor vs Isiah Thomas); before this bout he had lost to Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (Krzysztof Wlodarczyk vs Noel Gevor). Briedis vs Gevor is the quarter-final of the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight tournament (WBSS – Muhammad Ali Trophy); undercard of Krzysztof Glowacki vs Maksim Vlasov. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Briedis’ previous fight: Mairis Briedis vs Brandon Deslaurier
Gevor’s previous fight: Noel Gevor vs Isiah Thomas
Briedis vs Gevor full fight video:
Official video – Briedis vs Gevor starts at 1:56:00