Both undefeated, the 2012 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and current Wbo champion Oleksandr Usyk entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 13-0-0 (11 KOs=85%) and he is ranked as the No.1 cruiserweight in the world while his opponent, the Wbc champion Mairis Briedis, has an official record of 23-0-0 (18 KOs=78%) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. Both boxers fought twice last year: Usyk beat Michael Hunter (=Usyk vs Hunter) and Marco Huck via tko (=Usyk vs Huck) while Briedis defeated Marco Huck by unanimous decision (=Huck vs Briedis) and Mike Perez (=Briedis vs Perez). Usyk vs Briedis is valid for the WBC and WBO World cruiserweight titles and it is the semifinal of the World Boxing Super Series Cw tournamet. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: WBC and WBO World cruiserweight titles
Usyk’s previous fight: Oleksandr Usyk vs Marco Huck
Briedis’ previous fight: Mairis Briedis vs Mike Perez
Briedis’ next fight: Mairis Briedis vs Brandon Deslaurier
Usyk’s next fight: Oleksandr Usyk vs Murat Gassiev
Usyk vs Briedis full fight video:
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14 comments on “2018 BOXING fight – Oleksandr Usyk vs Mairis Briedis – full fight Video WBC, WBO”
What a fight. I scored it for Usyk for ring generalship and punch output, but it was close. Briedis did a lot of good work inside and countering, and you often couldn’t tell until the last punch of an exchange who’d got the better of it.
I see it third time and usyk was very open to the left hook in addition to ucuts and bodyshots which briedis got inboth, but when it came between left hook and right cross he was looking for the latter more than the former, which was there in nearly every round. Had he sat down and put some mustard on one after feinting / hitting to the body many times to set a trap … who knows? Usyk has a chin tho and mairis not known for a strong left hook. Great fight WBSS rocks
Usyk can keep up that amateur points style for 12 rounds man insane. Who can beat him? Only someone that can knock him out or really hurt him to the body then quickly finish. Gassiev?
If anybody is gonna do it, I agree that going to the body is the key.
gassiev and dorticos are both finishers, but he’ll probably UD either of them
i do agree with u,
ehmm but i m not sure that gasiev can hurt him
Even though Usyk will be the favorite both Dorticos and Gassiev can hurt him so he better not take too many clean shots in the final
Even though Usyk will be the favorite both Dorticos and Gassiev can hurt him so he better not take too many clean shots in the final.
Yeah me neither hence the questionmark :)
2 brave warriors
Usyk is gonna be a tough out for whoever wins between Gassiev or Dorticos. One of those guy is going to have to hurt him to the body or land hard punches to the head to stop Usyk if not they’re going to lose a decision for sure.
Really good fight though the scores are off – one sided for Usyk.
Scores are like a set up for a rematch. Though Briedes shouldn’t do it. Least not right away.