Andrew Tabiti & Ruslan Fayfer and Zolani Tete & Mikhail Aloyan all make weight ahead of their Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals on October 13 at the Ekaterinburg Expo, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals
IBF Cruiserweight Eliminator:
Andrew Tabiti (29) (16-0, 13 KOs): 90,45 kg
“I feel pretty good and confident,” said Tabiti.
“We have a game plan and we will do the work. I am thankful to be in the tournament and I will do my best.”
Ruslan Fayfer (27) (23-0, 19 KOs): 89,55 kg
“It is a great opportunity to fight in the World Boxing Super Series,“ said Fayfer.
“I don’t feel any pressure fighting at home. Tomorrow you will see me very strong and accurate. I am going to beat Tabiti.”
WBO World Bantamweight Championship:
Zolani Tete (30) (27-3, 21 KOs): 52,8 kg
“He is a good fighter,” said Tete.
“But I am well prepared, and tomorrow I will take Aloyan out.”
Mikhail Aloyan (30) (4-0): 53,2 kg
“It is just my fifth pro fight,” said Aloyan. “But I had a very good amateur career, so I have very good experience. I know Tete is a champion, but I know what to do.“
1. October 7th, Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan – Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals
2. October 13th, Ekaterinburg Expo, Ekaterinburg, Russia – Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals
3. October 20th, CFE Arena, Orlando, USA – Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals
4. October 27th, U.N.O. Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, USA – Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals
5. November 3rd, SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland – Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals
6. November 10th, UIC Pavilion in Chicago, USA – Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals
Season II divisions and Ali Trophy quarter-final match-ups:
Zolani Tete (South Africa) vs. Mikhail Aloyan (Russia)
Naoya Inoue (Japan) vs. Juan Carlos Payano (Dominican Republic) – Inoue W KO1
Emmanuel Rodriguez (Puerto Rico) vs. Jason Moloney (Australia)
Josh Taylor (Scotland) vs. Ryan Martin (United States)
Kiryl Relikh (Belarus) vs. Eduard Troyanovsky (Russia) – Relikh W UD12
Ivan Baranchyk (Belarus) vs. Anthony Yigit (Sweden)
Yunier Dorticos (Cuba) vs. Mateusz Masternak (Poland)
Krzysztof Glowacki (Poland) vs. Maksim Vlasov (Russia)
Ruslan Fayfer (Russia) vs. Andrew Tabiti (United States)