Murat Gassiev Return Penciled in For August twenty 6th in Serbia
A date and website had been set down for the ring return of former cruiserweight global champion Murat Gassiev, in line with boxer’s staff.
“Murat will fight on August 26 in Serbia. It is planned that the improvement will also be held in one of the most historic castles. The opponent will also be offered later,” a specialist from the staff suggested Tass.
Gassiev has been out of the ring since July 22 of ultimate 12 months, when he defeated Germany’s Michael Wallisch by means of TKO throughout the fourth round. In December of ultimate 12 months, Gassiev used to be as soon as scheduled to fight towards Ukrainian contender Andrei Rudenko, then again the bout used to be as soon as canceled.
Over the last few years, the 28-year-old Gassiev has been very inactive.
After unifying the WBA, IBF cruiserweight titles with a stoppage of Yuniel Dorticos in February of 2018, throughout the semi-finals of the World Boxing Super Assortment cruiserweight fit.
Alternatively, he out of place every belts 5 months later in a one-sided resolution loss to Oleksandr Usyk throughout the final bout of the WBSS tourney.
As a result of injuries and jail issues, Gassiev used to be as soon as then inactive from July 2018 until October of 2020, when the Russian puncher made his heavyweight debut and knocked out Nuri Seferi in one round.
He then returned the following 12 months towards Wallisch and has been on shelf ever since.
Gassiev nevertheless has stellar report of 28 wins (21 by means of knockout) and lone defeat to Usyk.