Completed Boxing Bout

Mairis Briedis vs. Jai Opetaia

Main Event | IBF World Cruiserweight Title | 200 lbs

Jai Opetaia defeats Mairis Briedis via 12 Round Decision

Jai Opetaia
Mairis Briedis

Round 12

22-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   28-2-0
  Last 5 Fights  
+190 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -240 (Moderate Favorite)
Challenger   Title   Champion
Australia   Nationality   Latvia
New South Wales, Australia   Fighting out of   Riga, Latvia
27 years, 2 days   Age at Fight   37 years, 5 months, 2 weeks, 5 days
198.4 lbs (90.0 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   199.0 lbs (90.3 kgs)
6'3" (191cm)   Height   6'1" (186cm)
76.0" (193cm)   Reach   75.0" (191cm)
Briedis vs. Opetaia
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Briedis vs. Opetaia
  • Date: Saturday 07.02.2022 at 05:00 AM ET
  • Referee: Chris Flores
  • Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Enclosure: Ring
  • Location: Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia
  • Bout Billing: Main Event
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 200 lbs (90.7 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Ben Damon, Jeff Fenech
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer:
  • Briedis Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Opetaia Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: IBF World Cruiserweight Title
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Briedis
  • Sport: Boxing
  • Event Links:
Injuries Sustained During Fight

Opetaia: Broken Jaw

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Briedis vs. Opetaia Fight Predictions

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Event Discussion


07.02.2022 | 9:59 AM ET

Plus I decided to Back Jai and got him at odds of 15/8, although I wish I had picked him up at the start of the week, when he was at odds of 13/5... A Win is a Win though... Congratulations to both combatants, who certainly left it all in the Ring, with Briedis definitely going out on his Shield, but lasting the full 12 Rounds, creating damage on the Worthy Challenger especially through the Championship Rounds 10 - 12.... We need to see a rematch between the 2 Fighters... Jai is Worldclass, but Mairis still has something to offer and still carries World-class power, especially in his Right Hand 🤔💯🥊🥊👊

07.02.2022 | 10:08 AM ET


07.02.2022 | 11:53 AM ET

I fell asleep during the prelims. Super cool that Jai pulled off the upset!

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