• Sat, Jul 2, 2022
Mairis Briedis vs. Jai Opetaia

 Note

Arena, date and time can change.

On Saturday, July 2 at the Gold Coast Convention Centre in Gold Coast, Australia Mairis Briedis will meet Jai Opetaia for IBF and The Ring titles in a 12-round cruiserweight bout.

Mairis Briedis
Mairis Briedis
Jai Opetaia
Jai Opetaia
Country LatviaLatvia
Riga, Latvia
AustraliaAustralia
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Age 37 years 27 years
Pro 12 years 6 years
Height 6′ 1″ (185 cm) 6′ 3″ (191 cm)
Reach 75″ (191 cm) 76″ (193 cm)
Division cruiserweight
(200 lbs / 90,72 kg)
cruiserweight
(200 lbs / 90,72 kg)
Stance

orthodox

southpaw
Titles
IBF, The Ring (cruiserweight)
-
Record 28 - 1 - 0
(20 KOs)
21 - 0 - 0
(17 KOs)
KOs 71% 80%
Inactive 259 days 210 days
Advant.
Jai Opetaia won by unanimous decision (UD) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, July 2 at 2:30 a.m. ET / 11:30 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Gold Coast Convention Centre in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Mairis Briedis versus Jai Opetaia?

  • FITE.TV

Briedis vs. Opetaia Full Fight Highlights

Briedis vs. Opetaia Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, July 2?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
cruiserweight (200 lbs)Mairis Briedis
(28 - 1 - 0)
Jai Opetaia
(21 - 0 - 0)
For IBF World, The Ring tit.
super welterweight (154 lbs)Joel Camilleri
(22 - 7 - 1)
Koen Mazoudier
(9 - 2 - 0)
For WBA Oceania tit.
light heavyweight (175 lbs)Faris Chevalier
(13 - 1 - 0)
Conor Wallace
(8 - 1 - 0)
For WBA Oceania tit.
middleweight (160 lbs)Issac Hardman
(12 - 1 - 0)
Beau Hartas
(6 - 1 - 0)
super flyweight (115 lbs)Taylah Robertson
(5 - 1 - 0)
Yoselin Fernandez
(11 - 1 - 0)
featherweight (126 lbs)Dana Coolwell
(7 - 2 - 0)
Lorenz Ladrada
(11 - 2 - 1)
featherweight (126 lbs)Miles Zalewski
(10 - 2 - 0)
Shiva Mishra
(8 - 5 - 0)
cruiserweight (200 lbs)David Nyika
(3 - 0 - 0)
Louis Marsters
(1 - 2 - 0)
cruiserweight (200 lbs)Austin Aokuso
(4 - 0 - 0)
Laurence Titter
(2 - 0 - 0)
Mairis Briedis

Mairis Briedis

Mairis Briedis is a Latvian boxer.
As a professional athlete, Briedis has been performing for 12 years.

Mairis was born in Riga, Latvia, on January 13, 1985.
He currently resides in Riga, Latvia.

World Boxing Super Series | Cruiserweight

Muhammad Ali Trophy

Muhammad Ali Trophy

Last fight

The last fight of Mairis Briedis took place on October 16, 2021 against Artur MannArtur Mann.
Briedis won by technical knockout (TKO).

Mairis Briedis vs. Artur Mann 

Mairis Briedis's last fight

First world title

On April 1, 2017 Mairis Briedis became the WBC cruiserweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

WBC World champion Mairis Briedis

WBC World champion Mairis Briedis

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 29
  • Wins: 28
  • Wins by KO: 20
  • Wins by dec: 8
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Mairis Briedis have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-07-02 Jai Opetaia
(21 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Cruiserweight Title
2021-10-16 Artur Mann
(17 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Cruiserweight Title
2020-09-26 Yuniel Dorticos
(24 - 1 - 0)
Win
MD
IBF World Cruiserweight Title
2019-06-15 Krzysztof Glowacki
(31 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBO World Cruiserweight Title
2018-11-10 Noel Gevor Mikaelyan
(23 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
vacant WBC Diamond Cruiserweight Title
2018-07-21 Brandon Deslaurier
(11 - 1 - 1)
Win
UD
2018-01-27 Oleksandr Usyk
(13 - 0 - 0)
Loss
MD
WBC World Cruiserweight Title
WBO World Cruiserweight Title
2017-09-30 Mike Perez
(22 - 2 - 1)
Win
UD
WBC World Cruiserweight Title
2017-04-01 Marco Huck
(40 - 3 - 1)
Win
UD
vacant WBC World Cruiserweight Title
IBO World Cruiserweight Title
2016-10-15 Simon Vallily
(9 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
2016-05-14 Olanrewaju Durodola
(22 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2016-02-21 Danie Venter
(20 - 7 - 0)
Win
TKO
vacant IBF Inter-Continental Cruiserweight Title
2015-11-06 Laszlo Hubert
(41 - 16 - 1)
Win
TKO
2015-08-22 Mahmoud Charr
(28 - 3 - 0)
Win
KO
2015-06-28 Emre Altintas
(10 - 6 - 1)
Win
TKO
2015-04-10 Bjoern Blaschke
(9 - 5 - 1)
Win
TKO
2014-11-14 Ismail Abdoul
(55 - 31 - 2)
Win
UD
International Boxing Association World Cruiserweight Title
2014-09-26 Csaba Faur
(6 - 3 - 2)
Win
KO
2014-07-26 Joey Vegas
(16 - 8 - 1)
Win
TKO
2013-11-22 Lubos Suda
(30 - 7 - 1)
Win
RTD
vacant International Boxing Association World Cruiserweight Title
2013-07-05 Jeremy Ouanna
(14 - 8 - 0)
Win
UD
2013-06-14 Jonathan Felton
(6 - 26 - 1)
Win
TKO
2013-03-23 Danny Williams
(44 - 15 - 0)
Win
TKO
2012-10-20 Marko Angermann
(11 - 13 - 1)
Win
TKO
2012-06-16 Jozsef Nagy
(27 - 11 - 0)
Win
TKO
2012-03-24 Ruslan Siniavskij
(debut)
Win
TKO
2011-10-08 Andrejs Naglis
(2 - 0 - 1)
Win
KO
2011-06-02 Josip Jalusic
(10 - 23 - 1)
Win
TKO
2010-06-12 Gabor Zsalek
(7 - 8 - 1)
Win
TKO
2009-10-11 Raulis Racilauskas
(debut)
Win
UD

All Mairis Briedis's losses

Who all beat Mairis Briedis?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-07-02 Jai Opetaia
(21 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Cruiserweight Title
2018-01-27 Oleksandr Usyk
(13 - 0 - 0)
Loss
MD
WBC World Cruiserweight Title
WBO World Cruiserweight Title

Mairis Briedis Highlights

Jai Opetaia

Jai Opetaia

Jai Opetaia is an Australian boxer.
As a professional athlete, Opetaia has been performing for 6 years and remains unbeaten.

Jai was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on June 30, 1995.
He currently resides in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Last fight

The last fight of Jai Opetaia took place on December 4, 2021 against Daniel RussellDaniel Russell.
Opetaia won by technical knockout (TKO).

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 21
  • Wins: 21
  • Wins by KO: 17
  • Wins by dec: 4
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Jai Opetaia have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-07-02 Mairis Briedis
(28 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
IBF World Cruiserweight Title
2021-12-04 Daniel Russell
(7 - 2 - 2)
Win
TKO
2020-10-22 Benjamin Kelleher
(13 - 1 - 2)
Win
TKO
WBO Global Cruiserweight Title
IBF Asia Oceania Cruiserweight Title
2019-11-16 Mark Flanagan
(24 - 7 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBA Oceania Cruiserweight Title
WBO Global Cruiserweight Title
vacant IBF Asia Oceania Cruiserweight Title
2019-07-27 Nikolas Charalampous
(18 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD
interim WBA Oceania Cruiserweight Title
vacant WBO Global Cruiserweight Title
2019-05-15 Navosa Ioata
(6 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
interim WBA Oceania Cruiserweight Title
2018-06-29 Kurtis Pegoraro
(11 - 3 - 0)
Win
KO
vacant IBF Pan Pacific Cruiserweight Title
WBO Asia Pacific Cruiserweight Title
2018-04-07 Lukas Paszkowsky
(9 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
vacant WBO Asia Pacific Cruiserweight Title
2018-01-17 Benjamin Kelleher
(7 - 0 - 2)
Win
TKO
Australian Cruiserweight Title
2017-10-21 Frankie Lopez
(10 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
vacant IBF Youth Cruiserweight Title
2017-07-15 Daniel Ammann
(32 - 9 - 1)
Win
TKO
vacant OPBF Cruiserweight Title
vacant Australian Cruiserweight Title
2017-05-12 Moses Havea
(4 - 10 - 0)
Win
TKO
Australia - New South Wales State Heavyweight Title
2017-04-08 Kyle Brumby
(5 - 12 - 3)
Win
TKO
2017-02-10 Togasilimai Letoa
(16 - 18 - 1)
Win
TKO
2016-12-23 Isileli Fa
(2 - 6 - 0)
Win
TKO
2016-12-09 Peter Brennan
(11 - 25 - 4)
Win
KO
vacant Australia - New South Wales State Heavyweight Title
2016-10-14 Uria Afamasaga
(1 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
2016-07-22 Sefo Falekaono
(3 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2016-04-23 Orlando Vazquez
(3 - 0 - 0)
Win
PTS
2015-11-28 Randall Rayment
(2 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
2015-08-14 Rob Manual
(0 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
2015-08-01 Isileli Fa
(1 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD

All Jai Opetaia's losses

Jai Opetaia remains unbeaten as a professional.

Jai Opetaia Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Briedis to win: 1/4
  • Opetaia to win: 3/1
  • Draw: 27/1

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Briedis or Opetaia?

Briedis and Opetaia are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the boxers will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Mairis Briedis will win by unanimous decision.

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