Murat Gassiev (vs. Dorticos & Wlodarczyk) landed 47.4% of his power punches (10.2 per round), while opponents landed just 21.8% of their power punches and just 4.8 per round- half the cruiserweight avg. Usyk (vs. Briedis & Huck) avg'd 73 punches thrown per round, 20 more than the cruiser. avg. and 25.3 more per round than Gassiev.
In fact Oleksandr Usyk threw nearly as many jabs per round (46) as Gassiev threw total punches (47.7). Usyk landed 7.2 jabs per round. 46 of Usyk's 73 punches thrown per round (63%) are jabs- CompuBox avg.: 41.5%.
On Saturday afternoon, July 21st, undefeated cruiserweights with knock-out power, Uysk and Gassiev, will battle for four of the major world titles IBF, WBA, WBC, and WBO. KlowdTV is proud to air the exclusive live United States stream of the finals of The World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight championship that will pit undefeated fighters Oleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev.
The bout will take place in Moscow, Russia beginning at 3 PM ET. "We are very proud to be able to bring this outstanding fight to KlowdTV," said Robert Herring Sr., CEO of KlowdTV. "I know how much interest there is in the fight by reading all of the talk on all of the websites and social media. The fans have been clamoring for the fight to find a United States distributor, and we hope all the fans tune in on Saturday."
Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) of Kiev, Ukraine is WBC and WBO world cruiserweight champion.
The 2012 Olympic Gold Medal winner won the WBO world title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Krzysztof Glowacki on September 17, 2016 in Poland. Usyk defended the title twice with a 9th round stoppage over Thabiso Mchunu and a 12-round unanimous decision over Michael Hunter.
Usyk entered the World Boxing Super series with a 10th round stoppage over former world champion Marco Huck. In his semifinal bout, Usyk captured the WBC World Cruiserweight title with a majority decision over Mairis Briedis on January 27th in Latvia.
Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) of Russia, is the IBF and WBA Super Cruiserweight champion.
Gassiev now trains in Big Bear, California under famed trainer Abel Sanchez.
The 24-year-old Gassiev won IBF championship on December 3, 2016 with a 12-round unanimous decision over Denis Lebedev.
Gassiev entered The World Boxing Super Series with a 3rd round destruction of former world champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk. In his last bout, Gassiev won the WBA World Super Cruiserweight title with a 12th round stoppage over previously undefeated Yunier Dorticos on February 3, 2018.