Briedis: I would like to fight Usyk in Riga
WBC cruiserweight champion Mairis Briedis (23-0, 18 KOs) says that he would like to fight a semi-final bout of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) against WBO champion Alexander Usyk (13-0, 11 KOs) in Riga, Latvia, and that he has a lot ofl work before the fight.
"Definitely, I would like to fight this semifinal in Riga, I just want to improve the physical and emotional condition. I think that it is always better to criticize yourself, to strive for something higher and better. Perhaps, such a fight with Peres was needed in order to think about it."
Briedis fought in Riga against the Cuban Mike Perez and beat him on points.