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Focal Point: Lebedev Rises To Top Of Red-Hot Cruiserweight Division

Focal Point: Lebedev Rises To Top Of Red-Hot Cruiserweight Division

By Alexey Sukachev - Time is of the essence. For the cruiserweight division, that time is now, as boxing fans will struggle to currently find a more exciting weight division – and not even limited to ...Read More

Gassiev Flattens Shimmell in Frightening 1st Round Knockout

Stephan Shaw claimed a unanimous decision win over Danny Kelly in the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on FS1 televised opener Tuesday evening at Black Bear Casino in Carlton, Minnesota....Read More

Photos/Weights: Murat Gassiev vs. Jordan Shimmell, More

Cruiserweight contenders Murat Gassiev and Jordan Shimmell will square off on May 17. The 12 round bout will take place on Black Bear Casino in Carlton, Minn. and will air live on FS1 (formerly Fox Sp...Read More

Gassiev's Promoter Rates Povetkin's Chances WIth Wilder

On May 21, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) is about to take the plunge in the deepest waters of his ten-year career when he risks his title against powerful #1 contender Alexand...Read More

Gassiev Warns Povetkin: Wilder Punches Harder Than Klitschko

It could very well be the hardest fight in the career of 36 year-old of Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin, who on the 21st of May in Moscow will challenge WBC world heavyweight champion Deo...Read More

Gassiev-Shimmell Title Eliminator, May 17 PBC on FS1

CARLTON, MN - Unbeaten knockout artist Murat "Iron" Gassiev (22-0, 16 KOs) takes on hard-hitting Jordan Shimmell (20-1, 16 KOs) in a 12-round cruiserweight world title eliminator that headlines Premie...Read More

Abel Sanchez Wants Murat Gassiev To Face Victor Ramirez Next

On December 18th, cruiserweight contender Murat Gassiev (22-0, 16KOs) battled undefeated prospect Isiah Thomas to a no-contest. Thomas won the first rounds but Gassiev started to come in the third rou...Read More

Abel Sanchez: Murat Gassiev Will Be My Next Gennady Golovkin

World class trainer Abel Sanchez is very high on up and coming cruiserweight Murat Gassiev (22-0). The highly rated Russian went 3-0 with 1 no contest in 2015 and is in the brink of a title shot. ...Read More

Manager: Shafikov, Gassiev Wronged By Fight Officials

Las Vegas, NV - This past Friday night at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, world ranked lightweight Denis “Genghis Khan” Shafikov, (36-2-1, 19KO’s) and undefeated cruiserweight contender Mu...Read More

Isiah Thomas: I Would Have Won, Gassiev Fouled Me

Palms Resort & Casino, Las vegas - The Premier Boxing Champions on Spike TV co-main event saw a bizarre ending to what was to be a cruiserweight elimination bout. Detroit southpaw Isiah Thomas (15-0, ...Read More

Murat Gassiev, Isiah Thomas Fight To a No-Contest

Former lightweight champion Mickey Bey (22-1-1) took another step closer to a second world title by defeating Naim Nelson (12-1-1) by unanimous decision in their lightweight bout. Bey returned from a ...Read More

Murat Gassiev Ready To Shine In Title Eliminator

He’s the boxer that nobody in the gym wants to get in the ring with and has become the cruiserweight nobody wants to face. With the lure of being a win away from fighting for a title, Murat Gassiev ...Read More

Gassiev-Thomas Final IBF Eliminator Slated For 12/29

It’s Thanksgiving season, but an early Christmas present has already arrived for Isiah Thomas. The 26-year old southpaw from Detroit wasn’t the first to have been offered an opportunity to face Murat ...Read More

Klitschko vs. Fury: Gassiev-Kiladze IBF Eliminator Set

The undercard of a much-anticipated heavyweight showdown between Wladimir Klitschko (64-3, 53 KOs), the universally recognized and Super WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO champion, and loud-mouthed challenger Tys...Read More

Chakhkiev vs. Gassiev Final IBF Eliminator Builds Steam

Russian promoter Andrei Ryabinsky said he will indeed take part in the ordered negotiations from the IBF, who ordered his fighter Rakhim Chakhkiev (23-1, 18KOs) to face Murat Gassiev (22-0, 16KOs) in ...Read More

Ryabinsky On Russian Crisis, Boxing Biz, Cruiserweights

The stagnation of the global economy continues to be felt in all business aspects. The crisis in Russia is present, but it manifests itself in its own—almost invisible—world. Moscow is still Mosco...Read More

Gassiev, Ponomarev Open Camp With Abel Sanchez

Los Angeles, CA - With major fights on the horizon, world ranked contenders MURAT “Iron” GASSIEV and KONSTANTIN PONOMAREV have opened camp with world renowned trainer ABEL SANCHEZ at The Summit High A...Read More

Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Murat Gassiev Win in Hollywood

(HOLLYWOOD, Calif.) - Cruiserweight Murat Gassiev made short work of Rodney Moore, stopping him in the second round of a six round heavyweight bout. Gassiev (22-0, 16 KOs), who trains in Big Bear Lake...Read More

Murat Gassiev Breaks Cora in Nine, Ray Robinson Wins

In the televised opener, 29-year old Welterweight Ray Robinson (20-2, 10 KO), 145, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, rode a fourth-round knockdown to a one-sided ten round unanimous decision over 32-year...Read More

Photos: Gassiev-Cora, Roc Nation's Throne Boxing Weighin

New York, NY – Already a marquee event featuring Murat “Iron” Gassiev (20-0, 13 KO’s) defending his IBF Intercontinental Cruiserweight Championship vs. Felix “Bad News” Cora Jr. (25-6-2, 14 KO’s) in a...Read More