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Tony Bellew "100%" Interested In Fighting Oleksandr Usyk

Andre Ward and Tyson Fury are not the only fighters that Tony Bellew is willing to face in the future. Since Bellew's five round mauling of David Haye on May 5 there has been plenty of talk doing the ...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

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