Live Stream: Usyk, Briedis Weigh-In

Mairis Briedis - Weights: Aleksandr Usyk 199.3 vs. Mairis Briedis 199.1

Weights: Aleksandr Usyk 199.3 vs. Mairis Briedis 199.1

Aleksandr Usyk (13-0, 11 KOs), the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Cruiserweight World Champion is a two-time Ukrainian Olympian, who captured gold medals at the 2012 Olympics and 2011 World Championships, twice defeating current International Boxing Federation (IBF) Light Heavyweight World Champion Artur Beterbiev, the two-time Russian Olympian now based in Montreal.

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Usyk vs Briedis on January 27 in Riga

Mairis Briedis - Tickets for Usyk-Briedis semi-final are on sale now!

Tickets for Usyk-Briedis semi-final are on sale now!

Tickets for the Ali Trophy semi-final bout in the cruiserweight edition of the World Boxing Super Series between WBO World Champion Aleksandr Usyk (13-0, 11 KOs) and WBC World Champion Mairis Briedis (23-0, 18 KOs) are on sale now via bilesuserviss.lv with prices starting at €50.

This biggest Cruiserweight unification fight for several years, takes place at the Arena Riga in Latvia on 27 January 2018.

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James DeGale reckons Chris Eubank jr can make a real statement on Saturday night

Mairis Briedis - The IBF super-middleweight champion has been ruled out of the World Boxing Super Series with a shoulder injury and says that in his absence, there will be a British winner of tournament

The IBF super-middleweight champion has been ruled out of the World Boxing Super Series with a shoulder injury and says that in his absence, there will be a British winner of tournament

He believes it’s likely to be George Groves or Callum Smith, but says Eubank jr can prove he’s a real contender with victory over Avni Yildirim in their quarter-final clash on Saturday.

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Murat Gassiev is full of praise for both Mairis Briedis and Mike Perez

Mairis Briedis - IBF Cruiserweight World Champion Murat Gassiev is full of praise for both Mairis Briedis and Mike Perez.

IBF Cruiserweight World Champion Murat Gassiev is full of praise for both Mairis Briedis and Mike Perez.

Murat Gassiev watched with interest as Mairis Briedis defeated Mike Perez via unanimous decision in the World Boxing Super Series in Riga, Latvia on Saturday night.

And the Russian IBF World Champion is full of praise for both combatants and fellow participants in the Ali Trophy cruiserweight tournament.

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TODAY: WBSS Mairis Briedis vs. Mike Perez

EDMONTON, Canada (September 30, 2017) – The beat continues today for the popular World Boxing Super Series (WBSS), headlined by World Boxing Council (WBC) Cruiserweight World Champion Mairis Briedis’ (22-0, 18 KOs) world defense title against Cuban-born challenger Mike “The Rebel” Perez (22-2-1, 14 KOs) in quarterfinals action, airing live (2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT start) in Canada exclusively on Super Channel from Riga Arena in Riga, Latvia.

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