A victorious Mairis Briedis is considering a move up to heavyweight after his win in the WBSS cruiserweight final against Yuniel Dorticos on Saturday.
Speaking after the fight, Briedis said: “It feels fantastic to have won the Muhammad Ali Trophy, it feels like a dream.
“Me, my team, my family have been waiting for such a long time for the trophy. Thank God we did it, and I am really happy about it.”
Briedis pointed toward his defeat against Oleksandr Usyk as a turning point in his career on the way to his win this past weekend.
He explained: “I was down after the Usyk fight….