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Sanchez Continues Training Gassiev, Pleased Usyk Fight is Done

One of the best fights on the boxing calendar is the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight final between unbeaten unified belt-holders, Murat Gassiev (who has the IBF and WBA titles) and Oleksandr U...Read More

Usyk vs. Gassiev To Land in Moscow on July 21, Says RBF Exec

The General Secretary of Russian Boxing Federation, Umar Kremlev, announced at a press conference that the highly anticipated fight between Russia's Murat Gassiev and Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk will tak...Read More

Usyk: I'm Willing To Go Anywhere in The World For Murat Gassiev

A deal is inching closer for the final fight of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) cruiserweight tournament, which features a showdown between Russia's Murat Gassiev and Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk for...Read More

Usyk vs. Gassiev: 'Tough Negotiations' Continue To Set Venue

The Russian Boxing Federation has continued their uneasy negotiations with respect to the venue and the location of the final round of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) cruiserweight tournament, wh...Read More

Bellew: I Want Andre Ward, Tyson Fury or Usyk vs. Gassiev Winner

Former cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew (30-2-1, 20 KOs) is looking for he biggest fight possible to close out the year. Bellew was in action earlier this month, when he knocked out David Haye...Read More

Promoter: If Usyk is Injured, I'd Love Briedis To Face Gassiev

As BoxingScene.com has reported on several occasions, the highly celebrated World Boxing Super Series tournament could very well be receiving a rabbit punch by the fallout of George Groves, who was sc...Read More

Andrew Tabiti: Gassiev Will Stop Usyk - I Want The Winner

Cruiserweight contender Andrew Tabiti (15-0) is very confident ahead of his May 11th fight against Lateef Kayode (21-2). The bout scheduled for 10 rounds will serve as the co-feature underneath the I...Read More

Gassiev vs. Usyk - Venue Decision is Coming Soon

The venue for the final fight of the World Super Series of Boxing (WBSS), in the cruiserweight division, will be determined by the date of May 20th. The Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federat...Read More

Russian Federation To Usyk: You Don't Call Shots, WBSS Does!

News broke on Monday that the world cruiserweight champion of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) and the World Boxing Council (WBC), Olkesandr Usyk of Ukraine, was forced to withdraw from a scheduled...Read More

Usyk Rejects The Idea of Facing Gassiev in Russia

As previously reported, the world cruiserweight champion of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) and the World Boxing Council (WBC), Olkesandr Usyk of Ukraine, withdrew from a scheduled fight with IBF,...Read More

Sanchez Sends Gassiev Home After Postponement of Usyk Bout

It was announced earlier today by the World Boxing Super Series that Oleksander Usyk has a ''minor elbow injury'' that would prevent him from facing Murat Gassiev in the finals of their cruiserweight ...Read More

Usyk Injured, WBSS Final With Murat Gassiev Postponed

Team Usyk has informed Comosa AG that Mr Usyk suffered a minor elbow injury whilst training for his World Boxing Super Series Final against Murat Gassiev, for the Muhammad Ali Trophy. It has been conf...Read More

Usyk-Gassiev: Russia Makes Huge Push To Secure it For July

Numerous rumours are circulating in the Russian press which indicate that the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight final is going to undergo some change in terms of the date and venue. Initially, t...Read More

Abel Sanchez: If Dorticos Recovers Mentally, He's Third Best Cruiser

The cruiserweight division is red hot at the moment. While the division hasn't ever really been very popular in the United States, it is brimming with talent and that talent has been on display in the...Read More

Sanchez: If Usyk fights like last time, Gassiev makes it a short night!

BoxingScene.com caught up with world class trainer Abel Sanchez over the weekend to get his thoughts on some of his fighters up coming fights. WBA/IBF cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (26-0) is sc...Read More

Gassiev, Usyk and 'Fight of The Year' Expectations in Jeddah

Gassiev, Usyk and 'Fight of The Year' Expectations in Jeddah

By Alexey Sukachev - At the conclusion of one winter month and at the start of another - the cruiserweights delivered. This time they delivered in a double package - as part of the semi-finals of the ...Read More

Gassiev Admits He Expected Dorticos Would Fade in Second Half

WBA, IBF cruiserweight world champion Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KO) admitted that he took things very slow in his unification with Yunier Dorticos (22-1, 21 KO) last weekend in Sochi, because he expecte...Read More

Gassiev: I'll Do Everything To Make an Excellent Fight With Usyk!

IBF, WBA cruiserweight world champion Murat Gassiev of Russia promised "an excellent fight for everyone" with WBO, WBC champion Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine. On February 3 in Sochi, Gassiev knocked out Y...Read More

Murat Gassiev: After Usyk Fight - I'm Going To Heavyweight!

IBF, WBA cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev is a few months away from the biggest fight of his career - but he has a bigger goal in mind. Last Saturday night in Sochi, Gassiev knocked out undefeated...Read More

Abel Sanchez: Gassiev Won't Wait, Will Start Faster With Usyk

When Murat Gassiev faces Oleksandr Usyk on May 11th in the finals of the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight tournament, he won't be nearly as patient as he was this past weekend against Yunier Do...Read More