Boxing

WBC Champion Mairis Briedis (contributed photo)

Briedis and Perez tip the scales in Riga

WBC Champion Mairis Briedis (90,1 kg) (22-0, 18 KOs) and Mike Perez (22-2-1, 14 KOs) (89,5 kg) are ready for Saturday’s Ali Trophy quarter-final at the Arena Riga, Latvia.

Nonito Donaire (photo courtesy - Francisco Perez/Ringstar Sports)

World Boxing Super Series: Nonito Donaire starts new title reign

Former four-division world champion Nonito Donaire (38-4, 24 KOs) returned to the ring and scored a dominant unanimous decision victory over Mexico’s Ruben Garcia Hernandez (22-3-1, 9 KOs) in their 10-round fight for the WBC Silver Featherweight World Title.