Former WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Murat Gassiev will face German rival Ercan Teper in Moscow on July 22. The match will be broadcast on the TV channel REN TV…
The meeting of athletes, timed to coincide with the celebration of the International Boxing Day, will be the key event of the evening at the Dynamo Moscow volleyball arena.
The 27-year-old Gassiev has 27 wins, 20 knockouts, one defeat and one invalid fight. At the same time, his 39-year-old rival has 21 wins, 13 knockouts and three defeats in his arsenal.
The program of the evening also includes a duel between the bronze medalist of the 2012 Olympics, two-time world champion, and now the holder of the WBA Gold belt in the second flyweight champion Mikhail Aloyan and bronze medalist of the 2016 Games Vladimir Nikitin.
In addition, young boxers from St. Petersburg – Ruslan Kolesnikov and Ilya Popov will enter the ring. Kolesnikov successfully made his professional debut in early June in St. Petersburg at a boxing evening at the SPIEF. At the same time, the upcoming fight will be the first of the professional ones for his opponent.
Alexey Mazur, Vladimir Mironchikov, Sergey Kalchugin, Edgar Ghukasyan and Andranik Grigoryan will also take part in the event.
On May 22, Russian boxer Yevgeny Romanov defeated his compatriot Dmitry Kudryashov in the main match of the GAZFIGHT tournament. The athletes spent all 12 rounds in the ring, during which Romanov kept the initiative in his hands. The judges unanimously gave the victory to him.