Late 2022
Potentially

in Australia

Potential contest @ Cruiserweight
22-0-0
28-2-0

Belts on The Line

The Ring Cruiserweight
IBF World Cruiserweight

The tape

27
Age
37
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 1" / 186 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
74.8" / 190 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12TKO 3TKO 6TKO 8UD 10
Form
UD 12TKO 3MD 12TKO 3UD 12
22
Wins
28
17
By KO
20
77
KO%
71
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2009
97
Pro rounds
167

Current rankings @ Cruiserweight

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The Ring
2
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
5
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IBF
4

Jai Opetaia vs Mairis Briedis preview

When is Opetaia vs Briedis II?

Jai Opetaia could face the challenge of Mairis Briedis in Late 2022 in Australia.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

Opetaia vs Briedis II stats

Jai Opetaia would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mairis Briedis would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Opetaia would have a slight advantage in power over Briedis, with a 77% knock out percentage over Briedis' 71%.

Jai Opetaia is the younger man by 10 years, at 27 years old.

Opetaia has a height advantage of 2 inches over Briedis. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Jai Opetaia fights out of the southpaw stance, while Mairis Briedis is an orthodox fighter.

Opetaia is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 9 months later than Briedis, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 70 less professional rounds, 97 to Briedis' 167.

Mairis Briedis is currently ranked number 5 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 2 by the RING in the 200lb division.

Opetaia vs Briedis II form

Opetaia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Mairis Briedis on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland, Australia.

Previous to that, he had won against Daniel Russell on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland.

Going into that contest, he had beat Benjamin Kelleher on 22nd October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fortitude Music Hall, Queensland.

Before that, he had defeated Mark Flanagan on 16th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Hordern Pavilion, New South Wales.

He had won against Nikolas Charalampous on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Luna Park, New South Wales.

Briedis has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Jai Opetaia on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland, Australia.

Previous to that, he had defeated Artur Mann on 16th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before 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.

He had beat Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at UIC Pavilion, Illinois, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jai Opetaia has been fighting more than Mairis Briedis.

Jai Opetaia last fought 2 months and 27 days ago, while Mairis Briedis' last outing was 2 months and 27 days ago.

Opetaia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Briedis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

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