October twelfth, 2021
Mairis Briedis (27-1, 19 KOs) and Artur Mann (17-1, 9 KOs) each appeared in unimaginable form as they carried out media exercises at this time forward of their IBF and Ring Journal World Cruiserweight Title showdown on Saturday evening.
Briedis returns to the ring for the primary time following his spectacular win over Yuniel Dorticos within the remaining of the World Boxing Tremendous Sequence in September 2020, and the Latvian star can anticipate a tricky check as he defends his belts in opposition to the previous World Title challenger Mann from Germany.
With solely days to go till their hotly-anticipated World Title contest, each males spoke to the media after an open coaching session within the Latvian capital.
“I’m feeling good. My coaching has gone nicely and I’m trying ahead to the struggle,” mentioned Briedis. “It’s going to be a particular feeling strolling out in entrance of my supporters on the Area Riga once more.
“I’m not anticipating a simple struggle. I do know Artur Mann is a harmful boxer. I’ll should be at my greatest to beat him however I’ve skilled onerous and I’m able to defend my titles.”
“My coaching is over and I’m able to struggle,” mentioned Mann. “I’ve been dreaming of this chance for a very long time.
“Briedis is a really skilled boxer. I do know it is going to be a tricky struggle however I’m targeted on what I must do. This might be my largest struggle however I imagine I can win. I’m nicely skilled and and I’m prepared.”
Mairis Briedis defends his IBF and Ring Journal World Cruiserweight Titles in opposition to Artur Mann on October 16 on the Area Riga in Latvia. Tickets are on sale now and obtainable to buy by way of https://www.bilesuserviss.lv.