Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-07-02, pretty good boxing fight: Mairis Briedis vs Jai Opetaia gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2022).
Opetaia vs Briedis is the main event of the evening and it is valid for the IBF World cruiserweight title (Briedis’ second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Mairis Briedis record
The former Wbc and current Ibf Cw champ Mairis Briedis entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 28-1-0 (20 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 cruiserweight in the world.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Oleksandr Usyk in 2018 (via majority decision, Oleksandr Usyk vs Mairis Briedis), after this fight he has won five bouts beating Krzysztof Glowacki (Mairis Briedis vs Krzysztof Glowacki), Yuniel Dorticos (Mairis Briedis vs Yuniel Dorticos) and Artur Mann in his last three (Mairis Briedis vs Artur Mann).
Jai Opetaia record
His opponent, the undefeated former Olympian Jai Opetaia, has a perfect record of 21-0-0 (17 KOs=81%) and he entered as the No.35 in the cruiserweight division.
In his last three matches he has beat Mark Flanagan, Benjamin Kelleher (Jai Opetaia vs Benjamin Kelleher 2) and Daniel Russell.
Opetaia’s next fight: Jai Opetaia vs Jordan Thompson
Briedis vs Opetaia info
Where: Gold Coast Convention Centre, Broadbeach, Australia
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: IBF World cruiserweight title
Briedis vs Opetaia pre-fight press conference
Watch the video of Mairis Briedis vs Jai Opetaia pre-fight press conference from the official Sporting News Australia Youtube channel!
Briedis vs Opetaia weigh-in
Watch the official video of Mairis Briedis vs Jai Opetaia weigh-in!
Briedis vs Opetaia full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Mairis Briedis vs Jai Opetaia as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Briedis vs Opetaia result
Jai Opetaia defeated Mairis Briedis via unanimous decision. Scores were 116-112, 115-113, 116-112.