Usyk beats Briedis via majority decision
In the main event of the evening in Riga, Latvia, Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) in a very tough and spectacular battle got a majority decision victory over the previously undefeated local Mairis Briedis (23-1, 18 KOs) and added to his the WBO champion title WBC belt. The scores were 114-114 and 115-113 twice.
Thus, Usyk went to the finals of the World Boxing Super Series, which will be held on May 11 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Usyk's opponent will be determined on February 3 in Sochi, Russia, in the second semi final, in which will meet two undefeated world champions - Murat Gassiev and Yunier Dorticos.