Russian boxer Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19 KO’s) in his last fight lost to Ukrainian Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO’s) and is now able to leave kruzerveyt for the transition to the heavyweight division.
This was stated by the Gassiev coach Vitaly Slanov. According to Slanov, in his charge debut in the heavyweight division in the summer.
Now Murat trains at home. After a few days he will fly to USA, to its base in big bear. Murat holds the weight about 100 pounds and is trying not to let go. I think he will be ready to debut in the heavyweight division in June,
– quoted by TASS Slanov.
Earlier Murat Gassiev expressed the hope that he will be able to fight a rematch against whiskers. As you know, Ukrainian is also debuting in the heavyweight division.
A rematch with Mustache is my priority, the play was unpleasant. But maybe by the time I deserved it, Alexander will end his career or he did not want to fight. I think if will be beneficial and interesting proposal, the rematch will take place
Murat Gassiev in July last year in Moscow by unanimous decision lost to Oleksandr Usyk and lost his chance to become the absolute world champion in heavy weight. After the first defeat in his career, the Russian has had an operation on his shoulder.
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