Yuniel Dorticos and Mairis Briedis will face off for the Muhammad Ali Trophy in the final of the World Boxing Super Series live this weekend.The two will clash in Munich as the exciting boxing tournament reaches it finale.
Dorticos beat Andrew Tabiti in the semi-finals while Briedis despatched Krzysztof Głowacki.Now both will be looking to claim the trophy this weekend while Dorticos’ IBF world cruiserweight title will also be on the line.
Mairis Briedis and Yuniel Dorticos face off in the World Boxing Super Series for the Muhammad Ali Trophy on Sept. 26.Dorticos’ cruiserweight IBF belt is also on the line for the behind-closed-doors event in Munich, and the winner will be able to raise the Muhammad Ali Trophy, which has been won by other big names such as Callum Smith, Josh Taylor, Oleksandr Usyk and Naoya Inoue.
World Boxing Super Series: Date and timeThe event will take place on Saturday, September 26 and is set to get under way at around 10pm UK time.It is being held at the Plazamedia Broadcasting Center in Munich.World Boxing Super Series: TV channel and live stream
The fight will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena with coverage starting at 10pm.Sky Sports customers can live stream this fight via the app on their computer, tablet and mobile devices.Alternatively, you can purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for £9.99
World Boxing Super Series: Undercard
World Boxing Super Series: What has been said?
Yuniel Dorticos: “I am happy to have finally arrived I’m Munich, and I can’t wait for Saturday night to come.
“I can fight anywhere, and I loved every second of fighting all over the world,” he told.
“I’m very honoured and humbled to be fighting for the Muhammad Ali Trophy here in Munich. I’m going to dedicate it to his memory by winning it and go down in history.
“I am going to bring the Muhammad Ali Trophy, Ring Magazine Belt and my IBF belt to Miami!”
Mairis Briedis trainer Dmitrijs Siholajs: “We see how Dorticos’ team is trying to convince themselves and everybody else on how strong they are but it only gives us extra fuel and motivation
“The history of boxing has proven that the less you talk, the more time you have to get ready and be better.”
Born: March 11, 1986
Reach: 80 inches
Total fights: 25
Record: 24-1 with 22 knockouts
Mairis Briedis record and bio
Born: Jan. 13, 1985
Reach: 75 inches
Total fights: 27
Record: 26-1 with 19 knockouts
Yuniel Dorticos vs. Mairis Briedis fight card
Yuniel Dorticos vs. Mairis Briedis; Super Featherweights
Leon Bunn vs. Timo Laine, Super Middleweights
Danis Radovan vs. Robert Talarek, Middleweights
Sophie Alisch vs Edina Kiss, Featherweights