Mairis Briedis, Mike Perez heading for Riga sell-out
When WBC World Champion Mairis Briedis (22-0, 18 KOs) faces Mike Perez (22-2-1, 14 KOs) in a quarter-final bout at the World Boxing Super Series at the Riga Arena, September 30, the two warriors will enter a packed arena.
“It’s great to know already now, that I can expect a huge crowd at the Riga Arena,” said Briedis after several thousand tickets sold in only a few days.
“I’ve heard Perez saying he will not be affected by the crowd in Latvia, but he will hear and see the next level of passion.”
Mike Perez: “All I know is Briedis is a busy fighter who likes to come forward. I also know that I believe I am the best cruiserweight in the world and I am ready for whatever Riga brings.”
Kalle Sauerland, Comosa´s Chief Boxing Officer: “We knew that Briedis was a hot property and a local hero, but as this is the first major Championship fight ever in Latvia we are excited that we will have a full house on Sep 30 for which will be a real war between two warriors.”
Tickets are available at shop.piletilevi.ee from €20.60 to €175.60.