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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

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

Bellew is Convinced That He Can Put Usyk To Sleep

Former WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew has already stated that he intends to drop back to his former weight division. Bellew moved up to the heavyweight division last March and pulled off a stu...Read More

Briedis' Manager: In a Rematch, My Fighter Will Beat Usyk!

After a fast start with the first-round matchups last September, the WBSS tournament continued with the semi-final bouts in 2018. The first one came in the cruiserweight series between unbeaten champi...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

Abel Sanchez Says Murat Gassiev Has 'Dramatically Improved'

With his twelfth round stoppage of previously unbeaten Yunier Dorticos this past weekend in Russia, Murat Gassiev not only captured the full' WBA cruiserweight world title to go along with his IBF str...Read More

Weekend Review: Gassiev Impressive - Ramirez, Ancajas Upside

Murat Gassiev: Gassiev couldn’t have looked much better in the biggest fight of his career. Now comes his biggest challenge. Gassiev was expected to face stiff resistance from Yunier Dorticos in the s...Read More

Lebedev Looks Forward To Facing Gassiev vs. Usyk Winner

Russian cruiserweight Denis Lebedev is very excited about the possibility of facing the overall winner of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) tournament. On Thursday, the WBA issued an order which do...Read More

Usyk vs. Gassiev - Russia Making Big Play To Outbid Saudi Arabia

The Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federation, Umar Kremlev, announced his intention to make a big financial push to host the finals of the World Super Series of Boxing (WBSS) in Russia on th...Read More

Gassiev's Promoter Confident: Usyk is Getting Knocked Out!

On Saturday night at the Bolshov Ice Dome in Adler, Russia - the punches were flying hard in the second semi-final fight of World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) cruiserweight tournament. In a battle of un...Read More

Dorticos: Gassiev is a Strong Fighter, I'll Be Back, I Want Rematch

Gassiev, 24, the youngest member of the cruiserweight field of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) improved his record to 27-0 with 19 KO's following the semi-final win in Sochi's Bolshoy Ice Dome....Read More

Bellew: I'm 100% Certain I Could Find a Way To Beat Usyk!

Former WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew (29-2-1, 19 KOs) has warned that he plans to return to his old division with the goal of reclaiming his old world title. Bellew dropped the cruiserweight ...Read More