Russian professional boxer and former world champion under versions IBF and WBA in the first heavyweight Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19 KO’s) can return to the ring on July 27.
It is reported by ESPN journalist Dan Rafael.
The first battle the Russians after the defeat of the Ukrainian Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO) in the finals of the world Boxing series will take place on July 27. The meeting will be held in the undercard of a fight with WBO in the Welterweight Maurice hooker (26-0-3, 17 KO’s).
At the moment, neither the opponents Gassieva and hooker, no venue evening of Boxing. Most likely, the fights will take place in the United States, because both fighters are the fighters Matchroom Boxing USA and have contracts with the streaming platform DAZN.
Note that on 22 July, Moscow hosted the finals of the world Boxing series between the Ukrainian Alexander Usik and Russian Murat by Gassieva. By the unanimous decision of judges the victory was won by the Tendril.
Earlier, the Kremlin said that personally Gassiev asked him to arrange a rematch. He even said, when there might be a fight.
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