Murat Gassiev went to the USA on podgotovku to fight on may 11 against the Ukrainian champion.
The Russian boxer of the first heavy weight Murat Gassiev flew to the US to prepare for battle with Ukrainian Alexander Usik, said the Manager of a boxer Alexei Vasiliev. Gassiev trains under the guidance of renowned trainer Abel Sanchez, reports Rus.Media.
The world champion under versions IBF and WBA in the first heavy weight Gassiev in the final of the world Boxing series (WBSS) will meet the winner of the WBC and WBO belts with a Mustache. The fight should take place may 11 in Saudi Arabia.
“Murat on Wednesday flew to the United States to prepare to fight,” – said Vasilyev.
Recall that in the semi-finals of the world Boxing series boxer Alexander Usik defeated Mairis Briedis in a spectacular duel in Riga. The battle lasted all reserved for him 12 rounds, one judge gave a draw 114:114, and two others gave the victory to the Ukrainian – 115:113. Interestingly, the Mustache threw significantly more punches (848 vs 579), however, statistics has reached its goal almost identical – 212 Alexander vs 195 Marisa.
In the second semifinal met IBF champion Russian Murat Gassiev and the winner of the WBA title, Unier Cuban Dorticos. Match Gassiev – Dorticos turned out to be incredibly entertaining and ended with a knockout in the last round.