Oleksandr Usyk wins Majority Decision over Mairis Briedis
Results: Oleksandr Usyk wins Majority Decision over
Mairis Briedis to advance to WBSS final
LATVIA- In a hard-fought, competitive battle between two unbeaten champions, one emerged as the winner. Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) remained unbeaten and is now the unified Cruiserweight champion (WBO and WBC) after defeating Mairis
With the victory, Usyk advances to the World Boxing Super Series final to face the winner of IBF titleholder Murat Gassiev (25-0, 18 KOs) and WBA titleholder Yunier Dorticos (22-0, 18 KOs) taking place next weekend.
The scorecards read 114-114, 115-113, and 115-113, a majority decision in a fight that saw lots of action throughout. Either man could have been awarded the victory, and when the tournament concludes, a rematch could be in order.
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