On Saturday, Jan. 27, the World Boxing Super Series continued from Riga, Latvia.

In the evening’s main event, WBO world cruiserweight titleholder Oleksandr Usyk took on WBC world champion Mairis Briedis in the semifinals of the eight-man tournament.

In the night’s main card action, top-10 kickboxer Yoann Kongolo made the first defense of his WBC international silver title against Latvia’s Andrejs Pokumeiko and 2016 Olympian Filip Hrgovic stopped Tom Little.

The event aired live at 2:30 p.m. ET on Match TV (Russia).

FULL RESULTS
Oleksandr Usyk def. Mairis Briedis by majority decision (115-113, 114-114, 115-113) – WBO and WBC cruiserweight title
Yoann Kongolo def. Andrejs Pokumeiko by unanimous decision (99-89, 98-90, 98-91) – WBC international silver light heavyweight title
Micki Nielsen def. Ricards Bolotniks by split decision
Filip Hrgovic def. Tom Little by TKO. Round 4

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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