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Canadian boxer – Ryan Rozicki’s unbeaten run will come under serious attack on Friday, October 22 as he come face to face with longtime heavyweight contender, Óscar Andres Rivas Torres at L’Olympia in Montreal for the inaugural WBC Bridgerweight world title.

Created in 2020 and used by the World Boxing Council [WBC], the Bridgerweight [91kg to 102kg] is a weight class in professional boxing named after six-year-old American – Bridger Walker, who saved his four-year-old sister from a stray dog in July 2020.

Born in Sydney Forks, Nova Scotia, Rozicki has knocked down all the thirteen men that has face him [13-0, 13 KOs.

The Bruiser as he’s affectionately called has stopped 12 of his 13 foes in three rounds or less and has never gone past six rounds in the paid ranks.

Meanwhile, Kaboom [Rivas] from Valle del Cauca in Colombia has won 27 out of his 28 fights, and finishing 19 fights by way of knockouts.

His only defeat came on July 2019 where he was decision ed by Dillian Whyte in a 12-round vacant WBC interim heavyweight title contest at The O2 Arena in London, England.

Rivas knocked the British star [Whyte] down in the ninth round with a right uppercut, but the judges scored the bout 116-112, 115-111, 115-111 in favor of Dillian Whyte.

By James K. Attaglo Wilson

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