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Murat Gassiev vs. Oleksander Usyk – preview & prediction

By Jeff Aranow: In a battle of unbeaten cruiserweight champions, IBF/WBA champ Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) will be battling WBC/WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) this Saturday night in the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) tournament at the Olimpiyskiy, in Moscow, Russia.  → read full story

Usyk After Skipping Workout: “You Must Keep People Hungry!”

Aleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev entertained a big crowd at Tuesday’s public workout in Moscow.  → read full story

Murat Gassiev vs. Oleksandr Usyk with still no American broadcast outlet

By Jim Dower: Unless something changes by Saturday, U.S fans won’t be able to see the World Boxing Super Series finals fight between cruiserweight champions Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) and Oleksandr Usyk in Moscow, Russia.  → read full story

Usyk vs Gassiev Postponed

Usyk Suffers Injury – Cruiserweight Final 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.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk suffers injury, fight with Murat Gassiev postponed

By Jim Dower: Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) has suffered an elbow injury and he won’t be able to face IBF/WBA cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev on May 11 in their previously scheduled date in the finals of the World Boxing Super Series tournament in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  → read full story

Johnny Nelson: Usyk was bossing Wladimir Klitschko

By Jim Dower: Sky Sports commentator Johnny Nelson says he saw Oleksandr Usyk give former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko a lot of problems in helping him out with sparring in getting ready for his November 2015 fight against Tyson Fury.  → read full story

Usyk vs. Gassiev to have RING Magazine cruiserweight title on the line

By Jim Dower: On May 11th, Oleksander Usyk and Murat Gasiev will have the RING Magazine cruiserweight title on the line for their unification fight in the World Boxing Super Series final in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk: Making history at cruiserweight

Current undefeated WBO and WBC World Jr. Heavyweight Champion Oleksandr Usyk (14-0-0), 11 by way of Knockout, is on the verge of making history as he faces WBA and IBF Jr.  → read full story

Usyk vs. Gassiev: Can Oleksandr handle Murat’s power better than Dorticos?

By Jeff Aranow: Yunier ‘The KO Doctor’ Dorticos (22-1, 21 KOs) found out the hard way how hard Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) can punch last Saturday night in getting stopped in round 12, and now it’s Oleksandr Usyk’s turn to test his power.  → read full story

Gassiev beats Dorticos – Gassiev vs Usyk Final in Jeddah

Russia’s Murat Gassiev dropped Yunier Dorticos three times in the 12th round and dramatically stopped the previously unbeaten Cuban with just eight seconds remaining of a highly entertaining Ali Trophy semi-final at Bolshoy Ice Dome in Sochi, Russia.  → read full story


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