Murat Gassiev instead of Usik may fight with the American Andrew Tabiti

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 14:10

Ossetian boxer, the WBA and IBF first heavyweight world champion Murat Gassiev can enter the ring with the undefeated 28-year-old Andrew Tabiti before the WBSS finals.
As reported by, in the negotiation process between the teams of Gassiev and Usik for the final fight of the World boxing super series, there were serious difficulties. Sources of the publication specify that the Russian side is tired of the protracted negotiations with the team of the Ukrainian champion, so Murat, most likely, will hold an interim fight.
The candidacy of the American boxer has appeared due to this fact.
The fight Gassiev-Tabithi is expected to be held on June 21 - the Day of Russian Boxing.
Andrew Tabithi held in the ring 16 victorious fights. In 13 of them, he sent his opponents to a knockou .
The long-awaited finale of WBSS Gassiev-Usik was scheduled for May, 2018. In connection with the trauma of Usik, the match was postponed. Later, another date was named - June 21, when the Day of Russian Boxing is celebrated.
It is worth noting that, according to some media reports, the promotional company K2 Ukrain that leads Usik has not received this information.

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