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Promoter Says Usyk Needed Masterpiece Win Against Gassiev

Oleksandr Usyk’s big victory over Murat Gassiev may have seemed pretty one-sided but was far from an easy win for the Ukrainian pugilist. General Director of K2 Promotions Ukraine, Alexander A. Krassy...Read More

Abel Sanchez Believes Usyk Will Be "Exceptional" Heavyweight

This past Saturday night in Moscow, noted trainer Abel Sanchez was in the opposite corner as Oleksandr Usyk (15-0, 11 KOs) put on a boxing clinic over his man, Murat Gassiev, in the finals of the Worl...Read More

Oleksandr Usyk-Murat Gassiev: Afterthoughts

If one tuned in to see a two-way battle, it turned out those thrills had already happened in the semi-finals. Instead, last Saturday in Moscow, boxing got a master class. As the first World Boxing Sup...Read More

Usyk vs. Gassiev - CompuBox By The Numbers

Masterful performance by Oleksandr Usyk, who got stronger and more dominant as the fight progressed. He averaged 21 of 78 punches per round over 12 rounds, while Gassiev was reduced to 8 of 26 per fra...Read More

WBC Prez: Uysk, Gassiev Will Both Find Success at Heavyweight

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman is confident that both Oleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev can rise up to the heavyweight division and find plenty of success. This past Saturday night in...Read More

Gassiev: Usyk Showed I Need More Work, I'll Return Stronger

Former world champion Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19 KOs) is promising to return even stronger in the future. On Saturday night in Moscow, Gassiev lost a twelve round unanimous decision to Oleksandr Usyk in ...Read More

Photos: Usyk Schools Gassiev To Unify Cruiserweight Division

Usyk, Gassiev Fight Photos Gallery - Moscow, Russia - In the final fight of the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight tournament, Oleksandr Usyk (15-0, 11 KOs) was too fast and too active, outboxing...Read More

Gassiev Has No Excuses, Gives Full Praise To Usyk

Ukrainian Aleksandr Usyk made history by beating Russian rival Murat Gassiev by a unanimous decision to become the first man to hold the Muhammad Ali Trophy and all four world cruiserweight titles....Read More

Usyk vs. Gassiev - CompuBox Punch Stats

Masterful performance by Oleksandr Usyk, who got stronger and more dominant as the fight progressed. He averaged 21 of 78 punches per round over 12 rounds, while Murat Gassiev was reduced to 8 of 26 p...Read More

Usyk: If Bellew Won't Come Down - I'll Face Him at Heavyweight

On Saturday night, Oleksandr Usyk unified the cruiserweight division by beating Murat Gassiev by unanimous decision. Despite facing a hostile crowd in Moscow, Usyk controlled the fight with his jab to...Read More

Usyk Dominates Gassiev To Unify WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF Titles

Usyk Dominates Gassiev To Unify WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF Titles

By Keith Idec - Oleksandr Usyk took Murat Gassiev to school Saturday night. The intelligent, skillful southpaw masterfully out-boxed the hard-hitting Gassiev in their 12-round cruiserweight title unif...Read More

Usyk vs. Gassiev - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

Usyk, Gassiev Scorecard BoxingScene Live - 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, ...Read More

Usyk, Gassiev Promise High Drama, Fireworks in WBSS Final

With just several hours left before the biggest Russian fight card in recent years, Moscow is well prepared for the event. The fight week saw a fascinating constellation of boxing stars and standouts ...Read More

Usyk vs. Gassiev - CompuBox Historical Review

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 av...Read More

Oleksandr Usyk-Murat Gassiev: Stats & Stakes

When the World Boxing Super Series was announced, and the cruiserweight field was unveiled, it was almost too good to be true. Four titlists with spotless records sat atop the seedings and all of them...Read More

Usyk: I'm Not Worried About Fighting Gassiev in Moscow

Oleksandr Usyk isn’t concerned about boxing Murat Gassiev in his opponent’s home country. Ukraine’s Usyk is confident he can win a decision against Gassiev in their 12-round cruiserweight title unific...Read More

Hearn on Bellew's Options: Fury, Adonis Stevenson, Andre Ward

Eddie Hearn, promoter for Tony Bellew (30-2-1, 20 KOs), says his boxer has a three man shortlist of potential opponents for his next fight. But that shortlist does not include the winner of today's Wo...Read More

Usyk-Gassiev: Muhammad Ali's Wife To Present The Trophy

Lonnie Ali, the wife of the late heavyweight icon Muhammad Ali, will present the winner of the World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight Final with the Muhammad Ali Trophy, The Greatest Prize in Boxing....Read More

Photos: Usyk, Gassiev - Ready For War in WBSS Unification Final

Usyk, Gassiev, Weights Photos Gallery - The weights are set for tomorrow's huge World Boxing Super Series fight card in Moscow, Russia, with the cruiserweight final of the WBSS tournament. The bout wi...Read More

Sanchez: Gassiev Can’t Afford to Give Away Rounds Against Usyk

One of the most important things Abel Sanchez stressed to Murat Gassiev throughout training camp is that he cannot afford to give away rounds to Oleksandr Usyk. The unbeaten Ukrainian is a skilled, sm...Read More