WBC World Championship At Stake In Briedis
vs. Glowacki WBSS Semi-Final June 15 In Riga
The WBC World Cruiserweight Championship is on the line when
Latvia’s Mairis Briedis (25-1, 18 KOs) and Poland’s
Krzysztof Glowacki (31-1, 19 KOs) clash for a place in the
WBSS Cruiserweight Final on June 15 at the Arena Riga in
Ukrainian superstar Aleksandr Usyk ripped the green belt
from Briedis in the semi-final last year on his way to
winning the Cruiserweight Ali Trophy and becoming the
undisputed king of the division. He has since moved up to
heavyweight, meaning his titles will be contested.
“The WBC title is an additional weight on my shoulders but a
the same time it gives even more motivation for the fight,”
said Briedis, a former WBC World Champion from 2017 to 2018,
and adds: “I am really looking forward to returning to the
WBC Champions family!”
Krzysztof Glowacki, the WBO World Champion from 2015-2016,
vows to bring the belt home to Poland.
“I am extremely delighted that my fight against Briedies has
become even more important because of WBC belt,” said
Glowacki. “It’s a great opportunity to become one of the
best polish fighters in boxing history! I will do anything
to win this fight and bring the world title to my country.
My teammate Krzysztof Wlodarczyk was WBC champion for many
years and now is time to bring the belt back home!”
“The vacant WBC title is adding even more gold dust to
Briedis’ and Glowacki’s quest for the Ali Trophy in Riga,“
said Kalle Sauerland. Comosa’s Chief Boxing Officer. “They
are both former world champions and incredibly eager to be
More news on the sensational doubleheader in Riga - Mairis
Briedis vs Krzysztof Glowacki and Yunier Dorticos vs Andrew
Tabiti - will be announced in the coming days.