Sep 26 2020
Saturday

Plazamedia Broadcasting Center, Munich, Germany

12 rounds contest
@ Cruiserweight
24-1-0
MD 12

Score cards

  • 111-117
  • 114-114
  • 111-117
MD 12
26-1-0

Belts on The Line

IBF World Cruiserweight Championship
The Ring Cruiserweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
36
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 1" / 186 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
74.8" / 190 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOTKOTKOTKO
Form
UDUDMDUDUD
24
Wins
26
22
By KO
19
92
KO%
73
1
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight

2
The Ring
1
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
6

Yuniel Dorticos vs Mairis Briedis report

Who won Dorticos vs Briedis?

Mairis Briedis beat Yuniel Dorticos by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 26th September 2020 at Plazamedia Broadcasting Center in Munich.

The scorecards were announced as 111-117, 114-114, 111-117 in favor of winner Mairis Briedis.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

This was the final of the World Boxing Super Series.

This contest was for the unified cruiserweight championship of the world, with the IBF & The Ring belts on the line.

Dorticos vs Briedis stats

Yuniel Dorticos stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mairis Briedis made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Dorticos had advantage in power over Briedis, with a 92% knock out percentage over Briedis' 73%.

Yuniel Dorticos was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.

Dorticos had a height advantage of 2 inches over Briedis. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Both Yuniel Dorticos & Mairis Briedis fought out of an orthodox stance.

Dorticos was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 month earlier than Briedis, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 45 less professional rounds, 107 to Briedis' 152.

Mairis Briedis was ranked number 6 by the IBF in the 200lb division.

Dorticos vs Briedis form

Dorticos had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 20th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports Porte de Versailles, Paris XV, France.

Previous to that, he had beat Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 20th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports Porte de Versailles, Paris.

Going into that contest, he had won against Fulgencio Zuniga on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Ring of Dreams Boxing Gym, Winston-Salem, United States.

Before that, he had beat Galen Brown on 17th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Kissimmee Civic Center, Kissimmee.

He had defeated Edison Miranda on 10th July 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at American Airlines Arena, Miami.

Briedis had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Yuniel Dorticos on 26th September 2020 by majority decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Plazamedia Broadcasting Center, Munich, Germany.

Previous to that, he had won against Krzysztof Glowacki on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at UIC Pavilion, Illinois, United States.

Before that, he had beat Brandon Deslaurier on 21st July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Olimpiyskiy, Moscow, Russia.

Hehad been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on 27th January 2018 by majority decision in their WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mairis Briedis had been fighting more than Yuniel Dorticos.

Going to this contest, Yuniel Dorticos had last fought 5 years, 4 months and 29 days ago, while Mairis Briedis' last outing had been 1 year and 23 days ago.

Dorticos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.

Briedis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

What time did Dorticos vs Briedis start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Plazamedia Broadcasting Center, Munich, Germany, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Dorticos vs Briedis?

The DAZN show is expected to begin at 12:00 PM EST / 9:00 AM PST. The Sky Sports Arena broadcast of the card is expected to start at 10:00 PM (BTS).

What were the odds on Dorticos vs Briedis?

Yuniel Dorticos was a 29/20 (+145) underdog going into the contest, while Mairis Briedis made his way into the ring at 11/20 (-181) with oddsmakers.

Yuniel Dorticos vs Mairis Briedis news

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