Frank Lotierzo Talks WBSS Cruiserweights and Beyond – The 200 pound cruiserweight division in boxing is getting ready to step into the spotlight with the recently announced cruiserweight tournament as part of the World Boxing Super Series.
Below is the list of the eight participants slated for the tournament. The international field represents some of the top names in professional boxing with all but two of the men in the tournament holding world titles currently or in the past.
Mairis Briedis (22-0) Latvia
Yunier Dorticos (21-0) Cuba
Murat Gassiev (24-0) Russia
Marco Huck (40-4-1) Germany
Dimitry Kudryashov (21-1) Russia
Mike Perez (22-2-1) USA
Oleksandr Usyk (12-0) Ukraine
Krzystof Wlodarczyk (53-3-1) Poland
Frank Lotierzo Talks WBSS Cruiserweights and Beyond
In this latest TBC report we are joined by our veteran analyst Frank Lotierzo to take a closer look at the suddenly glamorous cruiserweight division. Not only has the tournament given the division more attention but there is also talk of light heavyweight kingpin Andre Ward moving up in weight, possibly to face WBC cruiserweight world titlist Tony Bellew. The 200 pounders have a chance to shine unprecedented attention on the weight class in the second half of 2017, so do not miss Lotierzo’s take on the subject right here.
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