Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is to compete in the semi-final of the World Boxing Super Series with Mairis Briedis on Jan.27 in Riga.
According to BoxingNews24, the World Boxing Super Series organizers decided to hold both semi-finals a week apart. On Jan.20, Murat Gassiev from Russia will compete with Yunier Dorticos from Cuba. The second finalist will be established in a week, after the fight between Usyk and Briedis.
In the quarter-final of the World Boxing Super Series, Oleksandr Usyk won over Marco Huck.