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Gassiev: WBSS is Perfect Opportunity To Become Unified Champ

Murat Gassiev, the IBF cruiserweight champion, has been hard at work at the Summit Gym in Big Bear - working alongside stablemate Gennady Golovkin - where he prepares for his upcoming bout against Krz...Read More

Gassiev Sees No Reason For Lebedev Rematch After WBSS Refusal

The world champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Murat Gassiev, sees no reason to conduct a rematch with Denis Lebedev, who holds the World Boxing Association (WBA) title. Last Decembe...Read More

Yavni Yildirim To Help Canelo Alvarez Prepare For Golovkin

World Boxing Super Series super middleweight participant Yavni Yildirim will first prepare for his upcoming tournament fight against Chris Eubank Jr. in San Diego, as a sparring partner against Canelo...Read More

Murat Gassiev Expects Very Tough Fight With Wlodarczyk

Russian IBF world champion Murat Gassiev will face former champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk in the quarterfinal of the revolutionary World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) cruiserweight tournament. Gassiev – ni...Read More

The Cruiserweight Tournament: The Only Complaint is the Wait

Can it start tomorrow? The answer is no. If one is looking for something to complain about, the wait for this thing to start would be it. Like Christmas presents just sitting there waiting to be opene...Read More

Photos: World Boxing Super Series - Fighters Go Face To Face!

Photos of Gala - The star-studded World Boxing Super Series kicked off in style on Saturday night in Monaco when the quarter-final pairings were determined during the Draft Gala at the famed Grimaldi ...Read More

Usyk-Huck Among the Cruiserweight Fights Determined for WBSS

The first four fights in the stacked World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight tournament were determined at its draft gala Saturday night in Monaco. Three of the four top-seeded cruiserweights chose th...Read More

World Boxing Super Series Reveals Tournament Seeding

The World Boxing Super Series is pleased to announce the seeding for the inaugural season of the Muhammad Ali Trophy, The Greatest Prize in Boxing. During tomorrow´s Draft Gala, the top four seeds wil...Read More

Gassiev, Briedis, Wlodarczyk Ink With World Boxing Super Series

Quest for Muhammad Ali Trophy begins as three cruiserweight stars sign up for World Boxing Super Series. The first three star names have signed up for the inaugural season of the World Boxing Super Se...Read More

Murat Gassiev To Make First Defense in May or June

IBF cruiserweight world champion Murat (24-0, 17 KOs) is going to make the first defense of his title on a date in May or June, according to his promoter Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing. Margules adv...Read More

Murat Gassiev: I Want Unifications, To Fight The Other Champions

IBF cruiserweight world champion Murat Gassiev (24-0, 17 KOs), 23-years-old, is coming into 2017 as one of the news rising stars of the sport. Two weeks ago in Russia, Gassiev dropped and won a twelve...Read More

Murat Gassiev Back in U.S. in January To Train With Sanchez

IBF cruiserweight world champion Murat Gassiev (24-0, 17 KOs) will be heading back to the United States in January, to begin training with his head coach, Abel Sanchez, in Big Bear, California. Gassie...Read More

Murat Gassiev vs. Krzysztof Glowacki Clash in Play For 2017?

According to Polish promoter Andrzej Wasilewski, we could very well see a 2017 showdown between IBF cruiserweight world champion Murat Gassiev (24-0, 17 KOs) and former WBO champion Krzysztof Glowacki...Read More

Closing in On Year's End: BoxingScene Ratings Update

Heavyweight: Alexander Povetkin’s failed drug test result scuttled a fight with Bermane Stiverne (who also tested positive for a PED on the way to their proposed fight). Stiverne’s test result was alr...Read More

Lebedev's Manager Not Ruling out Haye-Bellew Winner, Usyk

Presently, one of the most entertaining and exciting weight classes in boxing is the cruiserweight division. We had a perfect example of it a couple weeks ago when Murat Gassiev and Denis Lebedev had ...Read More

Team Gassiev Rip Lebedev For WBA Mess, Ready For Rematch

Warriors Boxing and Ural Boxing wish to congratulate the fighter they co-promote, brand-new IBF Cruiserweight World Champion Murat "Iron" Gassiev, for his title-winning victory on December 3 against D...Read More

Murat Gassiev's Title Win Continues New Cruiserweight Trend

An old Russian proverb says that there no prophets in your own homeland. BoxingScene’s Cliff Rold was exactly that type of prophet who had foreseen in his presumably bold prediction on the eve of one ...Read More

Gassiev: I Was Surprised at How Tough Lebedev Was, He Hits Hard

Murat Gassiev (24-0-1, 17KOs) has followed the career of Denis Lebedev (29-3, 22KOs) for a long time, but he was very surprised with what he came against in the ring. ...Read More

Photos: Murat Gassiev, Denis Lebedev Wage War in Moscow

Gassive vs. Lebedev Fight Photo Gallery - Moscow, Russia - Murat Gassiev (24-0-1, 17KOs) dropped and won a twelve round split decision over Denis Lebedev (29-3, 22KOs) to capture the IBF cruiserweight...Read More

Murat Gassiev-Denis Lebedev: Post-Fight Report Card

Denis Lebedev is a lot of things. He’s a skilled professional. He’s as tough as they come. Still fighting at a high level as he nears forty years old, his professionalism is evident in abundance....Read More