On Friday night time, the primary ever WBC Bridgerweight world title struggle will happen in Montreal Canada as Oscar Rivas 27-1 (19 KOs) meets undefeated Ryan Rozicki 13-0 (13 KOs) on the Montreal Olympia. The burden restrict is about at 224 lbs. The naturally larger man Rivas has solely boxed 3 occasions since 2018 together with his sole factors loss to WBC Necessary DIllian Whyte in London in a struggle the place he dropped Whyte, and an especially lucky final spherical knockout of Bryant Jennings to retrain his NABF title, after trailing on the scorecards (Jennings was initially pencilled to contest for this title v Rivas on this date however opted out after a dispute over the Covid-19 vaccination.)
Oscars final outing was a stoppage of an 8-5 cruiserweight who hadn’t gained a struggle in 5 years, Sylvera Louis in Quebec 7 months in the past. Rivas has made 28 struggle appearances in a 12 yr profession having turned professional after representing Canada within the 2008 Olympics in Beijing China.
Ryan Rozicki is a profession Cruiserweight who boxed the aforementioned Sylvera Louis, 4 weeks after Rivas, taking 3 extra rounds than Oscar to eliminate him. Rozicki has boxed no notable names however has compiled a formidable flawless file and is making all the proper noises. Ryan overcame close to catastrophe In his 2019 bout with Ohio primarily based Russian Khetag Pliev, when he suffered a fractured orbital bone within the opener. Rozicki maintained his composure and scored a 2nd spherical stoppage to protect his spectacular 13 struggle unbeaten file. Anticipate Rivas to make use of his energy and expertise to out-hustle Rozicki in an entertaining battle.