South Ossetian boxer Murat Gassiev will fight with the Ukrainian athlete

Sun, 26/05/2013 - 17:48

South Ossetian professional boxer Murat Gassiev will hold today his next fight. According to his coach Vitaly Slanov, the fight will be held in the city of Saransk. The main bout will be fought with a former world heavyweight champion, 44-year-old Oleg Maskaev and 36-year-old American Jason Gaverni.

The battle will be transmitted on the TV channel "Fighter"on Sunday evening at 18:00.
"Gassiev will meet with the Ukrainian boxer Igor Filippenko for the second time. The first fight between the two boxers took place last year. Then our athlete won on points; most of his wins were early. The rematch bout will consist of 8 rounds,"- said the coach.
This will be Gassiev`s second fight for the last 15 days. May 11, Gassiev in the second round knocked out the Uzbek boxer Farouk Madaminov. Vitaly Slanov has noted that the bout was successful, and as Murat is in excellent form, it will be possible to conduct another fight within the next two weeks.
Murat Gassiev made his debut as a professional boxer in September 2011. He is 19 years and represents the Russian promoter company "Ural Boxing Promotion". Gassiev trains in the Tskhinval branch of the boxing club "Ariana" by the honored coach of South Ossetia and Russian Federation Vitaly Slanov and masters of sports Alexander Tedeev.

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