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Tony Bellew wants winner of of Oleksandr Usyk vs. Murat Gassiev

By Tim Royner: Tony Bellew says he wants to fight the winner of next months’ July 21 fight between cruiserweight champions Oleksander Usyk and Murat Gassiev in their World Boxing Super Series finals fight.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk not refusing to fight Murat Gassiev in Russia

By Trevor McIntyre: WBC/WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) is willing to face IBF/WBA champion Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) in their unification contest in Russia for the July 21 World Boxing Super Series [WBSS] finals in Moscow, according to MatchTV.  → read full story

Murat Gassiev vs. Andrew Tabiti possible for July 21

By Allan Fox: IBF/WBA cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) could be facing unbeaten contender Andrew Tabiti, 16-0 (13) on July 21 instead WBC/WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk, according to Boxingtalk.  → read full story

Ward says Bellew must beat Usyk-Gassiev winner to get him to come out of retirement

By Scott Gilfoid: Andre ‘SOG’ Ward basically ended any chance of getting a fight against the loud-talking Tony Bellew by reportedly letting him know that for him to have a chance of facing him, he needs to BEAT the winner of the unification fight between WBC/WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk and IBF/WBA champion Murat Gassiev.  → […]

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Murat Gassiev on July 21

By Allan Fox: Trainer Abel Sanchez says the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight finals between WBC/WBO champion Oleksander Usyk and IBF/WBA champion Murat Gassiev will be taking place on July 21 at a still to be determined location.  → 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

Arreola says Murat Gassiev is the biggest puncher he’s faced in sparring

By Jim Dower: Former 2-time heavyweight world title challenger Chris Arreola raves about the punching power of IBF/WBA cruiserweight champion Murat ‘Iron’ Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs), saying that he’s the hardest puncher he’s been inside the ring with in sparring.  → 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

Gassiev vs. Dorticos: WBSS The Day After

By Jeff Aranow: unification fight between IBF World cruiserweight champion Murat ‘Iron’ Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) and WBA World cruiserweight champion Yunier ‘The KO Doctor’ Dorticos (22-1, 21 KOs) in their fight at the Ice Dome in Adler, Russia.  → read full story

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