Former world champion in first heavyweight boxing, Russian Murat Gassiev answered a question about a possible revenge with Ukrainian Alexander Usik.
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“This topic is now 100% forgotten. Now the main goal is to return to the ring, it does not matter with which opponent, ”Sports.ru quotes Gassiev.
Gassiev has not played in the professional ring since 2018, when he lost to Ukrainian Alexander Usik in the final of the World Boxing Super Series.
In total, Gassiev had 28 fights in his professional career. On account of his 26 wins (19 – by knockout), one defeat, another fight was declared invalid.
Earlier it was reported that Gassiev’s debut heavyweight fight could take place in one of Sochi’s casinos.