Feb 03 2018
Saturday

Bolshoy Ice Dome, Adler, Russia

12 rounds contest
@ Cruiserweight
25-0-0
TKO 12
TKO 12
22-0-0

Belts on The Line

IBF World Cruiserweight Championship
WBA Super World Cruiserweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
35
6' 4" / 192 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOSDKONCKO
Form
TKOTKOTKOTKOUD
25
Wins
22
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Murat Gassiev vs Yuniel Dorticos report

Who won Gassiev vs Dorticos?

Murat Gassiev beat Yuniel Dorticos by technical knockout in the 12th round on Saturday 3rd February 2018 at Bolshoy Ice Dome in Adler.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

This was a semi final of the World Boxing Super Series.

This contest was for the unified cruiserweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBA belts on the line.

Gassiev vs Dorticos stats

Murat Gassiev stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.

Yuniel Dorticos made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins and 0 draws.

The stats suggested that Gassiev and Dorticos have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.

Murat Gassiev was the younger man by 7 years, at 28 years old.

Gassiev had a height advantage of 1 inch over Dorticos. Despite this, Dorticos had 4-inch reach advantage.

Both Murat Gassiev & Yuniel Dorticos fought out of an orthodox stance.

Gassiev was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 year and 1 month later than Dorticos, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 30 more professional rounds, 137 to Dorticos' 107.

Gassiev vs Dorticos form

Gassiev had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Nuri Seferi on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at WOW Arena, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on 21st July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight, WBA Super World Cruiserweight, WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Olimpiyskiy, Moscow.

Going into that contest, he had beat Yuniel Dorticos on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their IBF World Cruiserweight and WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at Bolshoy Ice Dome, Adler.

Before that, he had won against Krzysztof Wlodarczyk on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Cruiserweight championship fight at Prudential Center, New Jersey, United Kingdom.

He had beat Denis Lebedev on 3rd December 2016 by split decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight championship fight at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia.

Yuniel Dorticos had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Dmitry Kudryashov on 23rd September 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Cruiserweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 20th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports Porte de Versailles, Paris XV, France.

Going into that contest, he had won against Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 20th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports Porte de Versailles, Paris.

Before that, he had defeated Fulgencio Zuniga on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Ring of Dreams Boxing Gym, Winston-Salem, United States.

Hehad beat Galen Brown on 17th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Kissimmee Civic Center, Kissimmee.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Murat Gassiev had been fighting more than Yuniel Dorticos.

Going to this contest, Murat Gassiev had last fought 11 months and 23 days ago, while Yuniel Dorticos' last outing had been 4 years, 1 month and 1 day ago.

Gassiev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.

Dorticos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.

What time did Gassiev vs Dorticos start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Bolshoy Ice Dome, Adler, Russia, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Gassiev vs Dorticos?

Gassiev vs Dorticos was broadcast on ITV 4 in the UK.

What were the odds on Gassiev vs Dorticos?

Murat Gassiev was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Yuniel Dorticos made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.

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