World Boxing Super Series Announces Seeding for Inaugural Season of Muhammad Ali Trophy

World Boxing Super Series Announces Seeding for Inaugural Season of Muhammad Ali Trophy

World Boxing Super Series announces seeding for inaugural season of Muhammad Ali Trophy

The World Boxing Super Series is pleased to announce the seeding for the inaugural season of the Muhammad Ali Trophy, The Greatest Prize in Boxing. During tomorrow ́s Draft Gala, the top four seeds will select their opponents from the four unseeded boxers. The live TV show (23:00 local, 5 PM ET) will be broadcasted in multiple territories and also be streamed live on www.WorldBoxingSuperSeries.com.

Please find attached the seeding for both the super-middleweight as well as the cruiserweight tournament.

For more info on the seeds, the full fighter fields and the seeding process, please visit our social channels (@WBSuperSeries) on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. You can also view the videos on our website: worldboxingsuperseries.com

In the World Boxing Super Series, 16 elite fighters – eight super-middleweights and eight cruiserweights – will battle it out in a bracket-style elimination tournament. In both divisions, there will be four quarter-finals (September / October 2017), two semi-finals (early 2018) and one final (May 2018), making for a total of 14 high-class fights.

WORLD BOXING SUPER SERIES AT A GLANCE

Participants:

Participants: 16
Number of belts: 7
Number of world champions: 5
Number of former world champions: 3
Number of undefeated fighters: 9
Combined Record of participants: 398 wins, 16 losses, 275 KOs (not counting Eubank/Abraham)

 

Cruiserweight Competition:

  • –  Oleksandr Usyk (12-0, 10 KOs), WBO World Champion
  • –  Yunier Dorticos (21-0, 20 KOs), WBA World Champion
  • –  Murat Gassiev (24-0, 17 KOs), IBF World Champion
  • –  Mairis Briedis (22-0, 18 KOs), WBC World Champion
  • –  Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (53-3-1, 37 KOs), former IBF / WBC World Champion & IBF top-ranked challenger
  • –  Marco Huck (40-4-1, 27 KOs), former WBO World Champion
  • –  Dmitry Kudryashov (21-1, 21 KOs)
  • –  Mike Perez (22-2-1, 14 KOs)


    Super-Middleweight Competition

  • –  George Groves (26-3, 19 KOs), WBA Super Champion
  • –  Juergen Braehmer (48-3, 35 KOs), former WBA & WBO Champion
  • –  Erik Skoglund (26-0, 12 KOs)
  • –  Jamie Cox (23-0, 13 KOs)
  • –  Callum Smith (22-0, 17 KOs)
  • –  Rob Brant (22-0, 15 KOs)
  • –  Avni Yildirim (16-0, 10 KOs)
  • –  Winner of Eubank (24-1, 19 KOs) vs. Abraham (46-5, 30 KOs)

    Confirmed Reserves

  • –  Cruiserweight: Krzysztof Glowacki (27-1, 17 KOs)
  • –  Super Middleweight: Vincent Feigenbutz (26-2, 23 KOs)