WBSS Season 2 Quarterfinals Set
The second season of the World Boxing Super Series has its quarterfinal matches for the upcoming junior welterweight and bantamweight tournament.
In a draft gala the day before the WBSS cruiserweight finals takes place in Moscow, all eight first round matchups for the two tournaments have been announced. Below are the quarterfinal matches for the WBSS junior welterweight tournament with the top four boxer’s seeding number next to them.
- Regis Prograis (c) vs. Terry Flanagan: Interim WBC Junior Welterweight Title
- Josh Taylor vs. Ryan Martin
- Kiryl Relikh (c) vs. Eduard Troyanovsky: WBA Junior Welterweight Title
- Ivan Baranchyk vs. Anthony Yigit: Vacant IBF Junior Welterweight Title
Below are the quarterfinal matches for the WBSS bantamweight tournament:
- Ryan Burnett (c) vs. Nonito Donaire: WBA “Super” Bantamweight Title
- Naoya Inoue (c) vs. Juan Carlos Payano: WBA “Regular” Bantamweight Title
- Zolani Tete (c) vs. Mikhail Aloyan: WBO Bantamweight Title
- Emmanuel Rodriguez (c) vs. Jason Moloney: IBF Bantamweight Title
The World Boxing Super Series will have the cruiserweight finals take place on July 21 with the super middleweight finals occurring at a later date. The second season, which will have a third tournament at a weight class to be announced later, will start later this year with the semifinals taking place in early 2019 and the finals take place in summer 2019.