Mairis Briedis vs. Jai Opetaia is a professional boxing fight that is scheduled to take place on July 02, 2022, at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia. The bout will be contested for the WBA (Super), IBF, and WBO cruiserweight titles.
Briedis, who is ranked as the world’s No. 1 cruiserweight by the WBA, WBO, and IBF, will make the first defense of his titles against Opetaia, who is ranked as the world’s No. 2 cruiserweight by the WBO.
The fight will be televised live on ESPN+ in the United States, and on Sky Sports in the United Kingdom.
ESPN+ is available through the ESPN app on all major streaming devices, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Android TV. In the UK, Sky Sports is available on Sky Go, Virgin TV Go, and NOW TV.
How to watch Briedis vs Opetaia:
Date: Saturday, July 02
Time: The Main card begins at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
TV channel: ESPN+ (in the U.S.), Sky Sports (in the UK)
Briedis vs. Opetaia Fight tickets
You can purchase tickets for Mairis Briedis vs. Jai Opetaia through the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre website.
Who is Mairis Briedis?
Mairis Briedis (born on February 8, 1985) is a Latvian professional boxer. He has held the WBC cruiserweight title since April 2017, and previously the IBO cruiserweight title from 2016 to 2017. As of September 2020, he is ranked as the world‘s second best active cruiserweight by The Ring magazine, and third by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and BoxRec.
Who is Jai Opetaia?
Jai Opetaia is an Australian professional boxer. He is the current WBO Oriental and Australasian super welterweight champion.
Amateur career Opetaia won the Aba South Championships in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2013, he beat Joseph Parker in the final, who would later become World Champion. Opetaia then won the Australian National Championships and competed at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014, where he lost to England’s George Groves in the semi-final of the light welterweight division.
Mairis Briedis Record and Bio
Date of Birth: 13 January 1985 (age 37)
Height: 6′ 1″
Total Fights: 29
Jai Opetaia Record and Bio
Date of Birth: June 30, 1995 (age 26)
Height: 6′ 2″
Total Fights: 21
Briedis vs Opetaia fight card
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The long-awaited fight between Mairis Briedis and Jai Opetaia is finally happening. It will be an exciting and explosive fight. Be sure to tune in on July 02, 2022 to catch all the action. It will be a fight to remember.
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