Tag Archives: Murat Gassiev

Jaw-Dropping Performance from Oleksandr Usyk in Moscow

Boxing’s ultimate road warrior rolled into Moscow tonight and turned in a performance of jaw dropping brilliance against homeboy Murat Gassiev. The fight was not close; the fight was not “a 50-50 proposition” as so many pundits exclaimed pre-fight

The Avila Perspective Chapter 6: Munguia, Cruiserweights and Pacman

Adjoining states in the west host a number of boxing cards including a world title contest that features a newcomer […]

Usyk vs. Gassiev: A Strong Fight of the Year Candidate; Do Not Miss It

Not since 1986 and the legendary war between a young Evander Holyfield and the iron man Dwight Muhammad Qawi has a cruiserweight contest so stirred the imagination of the hardcore boxing fan.

Boxing Hits Hollywood Behind Tom Loeffler’s 360 Promotions

Hooray for Hollywood! That could be the theme for the new boxing series “Hollywood Fight Nights” by 360 Promotions that […]

Southern California, The Soul of Boxing: part 4 of a 4-part series

A few weeks before Halloween a middleweight fighter from Kazakhstan, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin was making his first ring appearance in Southern California and facing Mexico’s Marco Antonio

Notes and Nuggets by Thomas Hauser

Germany, and did battle over four heated rounds. Their encounter could be dismissed as taking place far beyond the outer fringe of boxing but for one notable fact

The Cruiserweight Division is Hot, But For How Long?

Caesars Sports Pavilion in Las Vegas. (The WBO, which came into existence in 1988, did not crown its first cruiser champ, Boone Pultz, until Dec. 3, 1989.)

Andrew Tabiti Isn’t Your Typical High Grade Cruiserweight

These are exciting times for the cruiserweight division. The talent pool has never been deeper. From a global perspective, there has never been a cruiserweight fight

Fast Results From Russia: Gassiev Stops Dorticos in 12

The 12,000-seat Bolshoy Ice Dome in Sochi, Russia, hosted the second semi-final match in the cruiserweight tournament of the World Boxing Super Series. Murat Gassiev

Gassiev-Dorticos Promises More Cruiserweight Fireworks

World Boxing Super Series which sees Russian Murat Gassiev paired with Cuban exile Yunier Dorticos.
Gassiev  (25-0) was doing good