The undefeated Mairis Briedis entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 18-0-0 (15 KOs=83%) and he is ranked as the No.5 cruiserweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Grigory Drozd). He fought four times last year beating Laszlo Hubert in his last bout.
His opponent, Danie Venter, has an official record of 20-7-0 (15 KOs=75%) and he entered as the No.25 in the same weight class. He lost to Oleksandr Usyk in 2014 (=Usyk vs Venter) but he came back to win against Vusumzi Mlindwa in 2015. Briedis vs Venter is valid for the vacant IBF Inter-Continental cruiserweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: vacant IBF Inter-Continental cruiserweight title
Briedis’ next fight: Mairis Briedis vs Olanrewaju Durodola
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