The battle will take place when Murat Gassiev is at the stage of conquering one belt, and Usyk will own another. Such an outcome of events was suggested by the Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federation, Kirill Schekutyev, on Saturday, July 10.
“We are all waiting for Murat to regain the world champion belts. I think that with each of his fights, he is getting closer to this return. The whole world is waiting for a rematch between Murat Gassiev and Alexander Usik in the heavyweight division. Therefore, I think that by the time Murat is at the stage of conquering one belt, and Usyk will own another, the battle will happen, “he said. REN TV.
It is noted that at the moment Gassiev is focused on the upcoming fight against Michael Wallisch.
The General Secretary of the Russian Boxing Federation said that this fight will be competitive for Gassiev and will give him the opportunity to develop further.
On July 22, the boxer will have a fight against German boxer Michael Wallisch for the WBA Asia heavyweight title
Commenting on the upcoming fight, Russian boxer Artur Beterbiev said that Gassiev is training hard before meeting with the enemy. At the same time, according to the former heavyweight boxing champion Roy Jones Jr., the Russian athlete is the favorite of the upcoming fight.