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Briedis vs. Opetaia: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Mairis Briedis (The Latvian Punisher) defends his IBF and The Ring cruiserweight titles against Jai Opetaia. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

37
Oct 11, 2009
28-1
6
20 (69%)
186 cm
190 cm
4 cm
Orthodox
Oct 16, 2021
8m, 16d
5
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27
Aug 1, 2015
21-0
2
17 (81%)
188 cm
193 cm
5 cm
Southpaw
Dec 4, 2021
6m, 28d
21
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d1
CR
w1
d1
CR
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CR
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cruiserweight
Saturday, 2 Jul 2022
Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Australia
v0.1.9-beta 2024-07-25
Mairis Briedis vs. Jai Opetaia I

Date

This fight between Mairis Briedis and Jai Opetaia took place on at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Australia.

Tale of the Tape

At 188 cm, Jai Opetaia is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Mairis Briedis is 186 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 193 cm, Opetaia also has reach advantage of 3 cms over Briedis' 190 cm. On top of that, Opetaia also has a 1 cm ape index advantage over Briedis.

Briedis is coming in to this fight with a record of 28-1 (20 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 16 days ago against Artur Mann, which he won via 3rd round TKO.

Artur Mann's boxing career

Opetaia comes in with an undefeated record of 21-0 (17 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 28 days ago against Daniel Russell, which he won via 3rd round TKO.

Mairis Briedis fights out of the orthodox stance, while Jai Opetaia fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Briedis will be 37 years and 5 months old. Opetaia will be 27 years old.

Prediction and Odds

[ Early Beta ]

After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 64-36 in favor of Jai Opetaia. Here is the prediction for Briedis vs Opetaia.

Jai Opetaia is the likely winner of the fight. Unless Mairis Briedis puts on a truly exceptional performance, it is going to be hard for him to win this fight.

Result

Jai Opetaia defeated Mairis Briedis via 12 round UD to win the IBF and The Ring cruiserweight titles. Briedis' 5 fight win streak comes to an end, and Opetaia advances his win streak to 22. Opetaia is now 22-0, and Briedis 28-2.

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