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

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

Jai Opetaia vs. Mairis Briedis II
Jai Opetaia vs. Mairis Briedis II


This fight between Jai Opetaia and Mairis Briedis took place on at the Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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.

Opetaia is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 24-0 (19 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 25 days ago against Ellis Zorro, which he won via 1st round KO.

Ellis Zorro's boxing career

Briedis comes in with a record of 28-2 (20 KOs). His last fight was 1 year, 10 months, and 16 days ago against Jai Opetaia, which he lost via 12 round unanimous decision.

Jai Opetaia's boxing career

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

On the day of the fight, Opetaia will be 28 years and 10 months old. Briedis will be 39 years and 4 months old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 76-24 in favor of Jai Opetaia. Here is the prediction for Opetaia vs Briedis II.

Jai Opetaia should win this fight. It is going to be very hard for Mairis Briedis to win this one.


Jai Opetaia defeated Mairis Briedis via 12 round UD to win the vacant IBF cruiserweight title and retain the The Ring cruiserweight title. Briedis' losing streak continues, and Opetaia advances his win streak to 25. Opetaia is now 25-0, and Briedis 28-3.

Fight Recommendations

  1. Jai Opetaia knocks out Ellis Zorro in the 1st round
  2. Jai Opetaia knocks out Jordan Thompson in the 4th round
  3. Mairis Briedis knocks out Artur Mann in the 3rd round
  4. Mairis Briedis defeats Yuniel Dorticos via 12-round majority decision
  5. Mairis Briedis knocks out Krzysztof Głowacki in the 3rd round
  6. Mairis Briedis defeats Marco Huck via 12-round unanimous decision
  7. Mairis Briedis knocks out Danny Williams in the 2nd round