Gassiev vs Seferi Info
Murat Gassiev will face Nuri Seferi on Saturday 31st October 2020 at WOW Arena in Krasnaya Polyana.
The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Gassiev vs Seferi stats
Murat Gassiev steps into the ring with a record of 26 wins and 1 loss, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nuri Seferi will make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins and 7 loses, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Gassiev has advantage in power over Seferi, with a 73% knock out percentage over Seferi's 57%.
Murat Gassiev is the younger man by 16 years, at 27 years old.
Gassiev has a height advantage of 5 inches over Seferi.
Both Murat Gassiev & Nuri Seferi fight out of an orthodox stance.
Gassiev is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 12 year and 5 months later than Seferi, who’s first professional fight was in 1999. He has fought 263 less professional rounds, to Seferi's 263.
Gassiev vs Seferi 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 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated Jordan Shimmell on 17th May 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at Black Bear Casino, Carlton, United States.
Seferi has lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Krzysztof Glowacki on 31st January 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Poland, Torun, United States.
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.
Seferi's last 1 fights have come over a period of , meaning he has been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time does Gassiev vs Seferi start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm UTC at WOW Arena, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, which is 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 pm GMT in the UK.