OF THE WORLD BOXING SUPER SERIES (CRUISERWEIGHT)
several months of work, beginning with organizers and work on the
legal moments of show participants, eight boxers who will share three
belts of the world champion (WBC, WBA Regular, IBF, WBA) and a unique
trophy of Muhammad Ali have been defined. Don’t forget about
impressive prize fund which comprises $50 million.
will we see in battles for a title of the best boxer of the
Briedis – 32 years old, Latvia, 22 fights – 22 wins (18 KO). WBC
cruiserweight champion, undefeated champion from Latvia. The most
important wins of Briedis are the battles with Durodola, Charr,
Venter, Vallili, Huck.
Kudryashov – 31 years old, Russia, 22 fights – 21 wins (21 KO).
KO artist from Russia who has lost only one fight – to the former
World Champion Durodola. He got back on this fight in 2017.
Kudryashov is famous for his strength and devastating wins over such
rivals as Gómez, Ilie, Durodola, Palacios, Meroro.
Huck – 32 years old, Germany, 45 fights – 40 wins (27 KO). Famous
king of the cruiserweight who had titles of the WBO World Champion
(2009-2015) and IBO (2016-2017). In recent years the boxer from
Germany has lost several times (Głowacki, Briedis) but he is still
top class boxer in his weight. He has won over several famous boxers:
Afolabi, Kucher, Arslan, Lebedev, Cunningham.
Gassiev – 23 years old, Russia, 25 fights – 24 wins (17 KO) – 1
The youngest participant of the Boxing Super Series in cruiserweight,
IBF World Champion who had won over Denis Lebedev, long-playing World
Champion. Before he won over Lebedev, Gassiev didn’t meet with star
rivals but had a reputation of physically strong KO artist.
Perez – 31 years old, Cuba, 25 fights – 22 wins (14KO) –
2-losses – 1 no contests. He
is very experienced Cuban boxer who has spent a lot of time in
heavyweight. He fought with Alexander Povetkin and Carlos Takam. In
the beginning of 2017 he has lost his weight and moved to
cruiserweight and won over Viktor Biscak. He gained the right to
participate in the Super Series due to the refusal of Denis Lebedev.
Dorticós – 31 years old, Cuba, 21 fights – 21 wins (20KO). He
is an amazing Cuban boxer who has vacant WBC cruiserweight title and
long career as an amateur. Tall boxer who has impressive number of
inside-the-distance victories. The most famous rivals are Edison
Miranda and Youri Kalenga.
Usyk – 30 years, Ukraine, 12 fights – 12 wins (10KO).
WBO World Champion. First number in cruiserweight ranks, 2012 Olympic
Games champion. The boxer has perfect speed in hands and unusual for
a heavyweight boxers speed and a huge experience in amateur boxing.
At professional ring he won over Knyazev, Głowacki, Venter, Hunter
Włodarczyk – 35 years old, Poland, 57 fights – 53 wins (37 KO) –
3 losses – 1 draw. Very
experienced former IBF cruiserweight world champion (2006-2007) and
WBC (2010-2014). His nickname is Diablo. The most important rivals
are Francisco Palacios, Valery Brudov, Danny Green and Noel Gevor.
forget about one sub-boxer who is another Polish representative,
former WBO World Champion Krzysztof Głowacki.
PAIRS AND BETS ON THE FAVORITE
the draw procedure of quarterfinal pairs in the cruiserweight has
Oleksandr Usyk – Marco Huck;
Mairis Briedis – Mike Perez;
Murat Gassiev – Krzysztof Włodarczyk;
Yunier Dorticós – Dmitry Kudryashov.
all leading bookmakers propose fans to choose the most probable
winner of the World boxing Super Series. The main favorite is the
Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk who has rich experience as an amateur
and who has managed to break the record of legendary Evander
Holyfield, having won the World Champion title at his 10th fight at
the professional level (the previous record of the American – the
12th fight). Quotations on Usyk’s are within the range of 1.85 –
2.50, but they are going to grow on drawing near the fights. That is
why, don’t hurry with the bets on the favorite.
to experts, Murat Gassiev and Mairis Briedis – current World
Champions, as well as Usyk – haven’t yet lost a fight on a
professional ring and have approximately similar chances for success.
Quotations on these guys are 5.50-7.00. Bookmakers give small chances
for Yunier Dorticós – 9.00-10.00.
those who prefer risky betting on shadow favorites (who, as the
history shows, often win) we would advise to pay attention to Dmitry
Kudryashov who is known for his power. The coefficient on his victory
is 13.00 and this is a fine chance to earn some money on betting.
all wait for a really unique event in the world of modern boxing
which not only will define the World Champion in the cruiserweight
(except the Champion’s title of Lebedev), but will present the real
holiday to fans of betting!