FightTalk.net spoke exclusively to Promoter and co-founder of The World Boxing Super Series; Kalle Sauerland ahead of this Saturday’s Cruiserweight unification fight between Mairis Briedis and Oleksandr Usyk in the WBSS semi final in Riga, Latvia.
The tournament format, where the winner will claim the iconic Muhammad Ali trophy has received high praise from boxing fans. I was curious to find out which weight classes we can see taking part in the WBSS in the coming years.
“I like the lightweights. Bantamweight I like and featherweight, that area is roughly what we are talking. I think if you look at the bigger weights, we are not in a position to do heavyweight as that division is an ongoing process currently. It would be very difficult to put together, certain fighters such as Tyson Fury are coming back…”
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By Adam Noble-Forcey