Murat Gassiev is a very talented and hardworking athlete. This was stated by two-time Olympic champion, Honored Master of Sports of Russia Alexei Tishchenko.
However, according to him, the Russian will need to prove his ability almost from scratch, as he moved to the heavyweight category.
“He has every chance of becoming a champion. In the new weight, you need to go a long way again, to prove what you are worth, “- said Tishchenko in an interview with REN TV…
On July 22, a duel will take place between Gassiev and German boxer Michael Wallisch. The event will be shown live on REN TV.
It is clarified that Gassiev has not fought since October 2020. He last defeated Nuri Seferi from Albania via TKO in the first round.
As a result of this fight, Gassiev received the title of WBA International champion. Before meeting Seferi, he entered the ring with boxer Alexander Usik. Then Gassiev lost the fight by unanimous decision (UD).
In total, 27-year-old Gassiev has 27 victories, 20 of which are knockouts, one defeat and one more fight was declared invalid.