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On the 21st of March Riga will host the final fight of the second season of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) between Mairis Briedis (26-1, 19 KOs) and Yunier Dorticos (24-1, 22 KOs). Thus, the IBF and WBC Diamond heavyweight belts will be at stake. Bookmakers have estimated the Briedis vs Dorticos odds to win the fight.
Both boxers had one defeat during their professional career. Moreover, both Briedis and Dorticos lost in the semifinals of the first season of WBSS. This fact practically leveled their chances of winning the second season. And the online gambling sites in Latvia have already started offering fans to bet on the victory of their favorite boxer.
Riga is hosting the finals of the second season of the WBSS
At the finals of the second season of the WBSS in the first heavyweight title, Latvian Mairis Briedis will meet Cuban Yunier Dorticos. The fight will take place on the 21st of March at the Arena Riga. In the first season, Briedis lost points to the champion from Ukraine Olexandr Usyk (17-0, 13 КОs). Whereas, a few days later Dorticos lost by knockout in the last 12th round to Russian Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19KOs).
Already in the second season in addition to the WBSS champion’s title and Muhammad Ali trophy, the IBF championship belt will be at stake in Riga. Now the belt still belongs to Dorticos. However, soon the situation may change. During the press conference and the staredown, Briedis said: “I believe we can expect a great fight because my opponent is a great fighter. I hope he is not just a loudspeaker. Our team is preparing hard. I’m happy the fight is taking place in Riga. It’s an additional weight on my shoulders, but we’ll be ready!” Thus, the Unibet Sportsbook offers 1.47 odds for the Latvian boxer to win.
Briedis vs Dorticos odds to win the Muhammad Ali trophy
Like Briedis, Dorticos spent his last fight last summer in Riga. Then, he knocked out the American boxer Andrew Tabiti (17-1, 13 КОs). Therefore, Yunier claimed that he feels at home in the Latvian capital. Moreover, he promised to present Mairis with a “big gift”. Dorticos said: “My prediction is simple: on the 21st of March you will know why I’m called the ‘KO Doctor’. I’m humbled to be part of this tournament and fight for the Muhammad Ali Trophy. That trophy has my name on it and I’m going to take it home.”
Briedis vs Dorticos odds still give the Cuban fewer chances to win this fight. Thus, Yunier has 2.63 odds at the Unibet Sportsbook. Anyway, everyone is expecting to see a spectacular fight in Riga. These two boxers are the best of their division and two-time world champions. The WBSS is proud to work with these athletes fighting for a trophy in the name of Muhammad Ali, the greatest of the sport. Thus, the result of the fight can be unpredictable. Check the latest odds at the Unibet Sportsbook and win with your favorite boxer!