After defeating Al-Kindi by knockout Silvera Lewis It was his return to the ring after more than 20 months without fighting the Colombian Oscar Andres Rivas Torres Ready for the title match Universal bridge weight, Category implemented World Boxing Council.
According to what was revealed by American media, Rivas will clash with American Bryant Jennings In June in Canada to determine the first bridgeweight boxing champion.
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The Puentes’ weight division was implemented by the World Boxing Council to reduce the difference between heavy weights (up to 200 pounds) and heavy weights (without a weight limit). The new category ranges from 200 to 224 pounds.
The Colombian is currently the first ranked boxer, while his next competitor is in the third place. Rivas and Jennings They actually fought on January 18, 2019. On that occasion the Colombian won by knockout in the 12th round.
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That way, Óscar ‘kaboom’ Rivas will once again fight a world title after fighting on July 20, 2019 against Dillian Whyte on the WBC’s interim heavyweight champion belt, a fight he lost on that occasion by decision.
In his final match, he defeated Rivas by knockout before starting the third round at Silvera Lewis, as the Canadian corner threw the towel into the ring to announce his fighter’s retirement.