Date: 16th October 2016 at 11:48am
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Whilst Tony Bellew was strutting around the ring and trying to taunt David Haye into taking a fight with him, perhaps the WBC cruiserweight champion should be more concerned about his mandatory challenger.

Last night Bellew made a voluntary defence against BJ Flores but the champion knows that he will, unless he persists with this charade of taking on Haye and probably end up being stripped of his belt, have to take on the #1 challenger Mairis Briedis.

Last night Eddie Hearn?s show saw the impressive, unbeaten Briedis fight on the under-card with Briedis taking on the previously unbeaten British prospect Simon Vallily who entered the ring with a record of 9-0 but with no wins by knockout.

Breidis showed his class by dominating the fight and had Vallily on the canvas, with a body-shot, in the third round. Although Vallily gamely climbed to his feet, he was unable to withstand the barrage that came his way and Briedis landed some brutal head-shots, seven in total, before the referee stepped in and deemed that the British fighter was in no state to defend himself.

The win takes the impressive Briedis record to 21-0 with 17 wins coming by way of knockout.

Now who would you rather see Bellew fight next, Haye or Briedis?