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Murat Gassiev vs Mairis Briedis preview
When is Gassiev vs Briedis?
Murat Gassiev could face the challenge of Mairis Briedis in Autumn/Fall 2023 in Russian Federation.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This will be the final of the World Boxing Super Series.
Gassiev vs Briedis stats
Murat Gassiev would step into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mairis Briedis would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Gassiev would have a slight advantage in power over Briedis, with a 77% knock out percentage over Briedis' 71%.
Murat Gassiev is the younger man by 9 years, at 29 years old.
Gassiev has a height advantage of 3 inches over Briedis. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Murat Gassiev & Mairis Briedis fight out of an orthodox stance.
Gassiev is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 11 months later than Briedis, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 27 less professional rounds, 140 to Briedis' 167.
Mairis Briedis is currently ranked number 11 by the WBA, 10 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 2 by the RING in the 200lb division.
Gassiev vs Briedis form
Murat Gassiev has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Mike Balogun on 3rd March 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Karen Demirchyan Sports Complex, Yerevan, Armenia.
Previous to that, he had won against Carlouse Welch on 26th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Belgrade, Serbia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Michael Wallisch on 22nd July 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Dynamo Volleyball Arena, Moscow, Russia.
Before that, he had defeated Nuri Seferi on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at WOW Arena, Krasnaya Polyana.
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.
Briedis has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Jai Opetaia on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Previous to that, he had won against Artur Mann on 16th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Yuniel Dorticos on 26th September 2020 by majority decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Plazamedia Broadcasting Center, Munich, Germany.
Before that, he had beat Krzysztof Glowacki on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.
He had won against Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at UIC Pavilion, Illinois, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Mairis Briedis has been fighting more than Murat Gassiev.
Murat Gassiev last fought 25 days ago, while Mairis Briedis' last outing was 8 months and 26 days ago.
Gassiev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
Briedis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
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