Gassiev vs Briedis

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  • Gassiev vs Briedis
  • 26-1-0 27-1-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • Russia
  • WBA Super World Cruiserweight Championship
  • IBF World Cruiserweight Championship
  • World Boxing Super Series Final
  • 12 Round Contest @ Cruiserweight
  • KO 1SD 12KO 3TKO 12UD 12 < form MD 12UD 10UD 12TKO 3MD 12 <
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  • 27 age 35
  • 6' 4" / 192cm height 6' 1" / 186cm
  • 76" / 193cm reach 74.8" / 190cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 26 wins 27
  • 19 by ko 19
  • 73% Ko% 70%
  • 1 Losses 1
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2011 Debut 2009
  • Pro rds 152
  • current rankings @ Cruiserweight
  • The Ring
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Gassiev vs Briedis Info

Murat Gassiev could face the challenge of Mairis Briedis in Late 2020 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.

The contest would be for the unified cruiserweight championship of the world, with the WBA & IBF belts on the line.

Briedis will be defending his The Ring Cruiserweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Yuniel Dorticos in September 2020. He has held this belt for 1 month and 1 day.

He will also be defending IBF World Cruiserweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Yuniel Dorticos in September 2020. He has held this title for 1 month and 1 day.

Gassiev vs Briedis stats

Murat Gassiev would step into the ring with a record of 26 wins and 1 loss, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mairis Briedis would make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins and 1 loss, with 19 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Gassiev would have a slight advantage in power over Briedis, with a 73% knock out percentage over Briedis' 70%.

Murat Gassiev is the younger man by 8 years, at 27 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 the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 11 months later than Briedis, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 152 less professional rounds, to Briedis' 152.

Gassiev vs Briedis form

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

In his last fight, he lost to 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, Russia.

Previous to that, he had won against 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

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

He had won against Jordan Shimmell on 17th May 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at Black Bear Casino, Carlton, United States.

Briedis has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he 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.

Previous to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at UIC Pavilion, Illinois, United States.

Before that, he had won against Brandon Deslaurier on 21st July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Olimpiyskiy, Moscow, Russia.

He had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on 27th January 2018 by majority decision in their WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Murat Gassiev has been fighting more than Mairis Briedis.

Murat Gassiev last fought 2 years 3 months and 6 days ago, while Mairis Briedis' last outing was 1 month and 1 day ago.

Gassiev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

Briedis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

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