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Filip Hrgovic vs Murat Gassiev preview
When is Hrgovic vs Gassiev?
Filip Hrgovic could take on Murat Gassiev in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
The contest would be an eliminator for the IBF heavyweight championship of the world.
Hrgovic vs Gassiev stats
Filip Hrgovic would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Murat Gassiev would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Hrgovic would have a slight advantage in power over Gassiev, with a 80% knock out percentage over Gassiev's 77%.
Filip Hrgovic is the older man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Hrgovic has a height advantage of 2 inches over Gassiev.
Both Filip Hrgovic & Murat Gassiev fight out of an orthodox stance.
Hrgovic is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 6 year later than Gassiev, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 79 less professional rounds, 61 to Gassiev's 140.
Filip Hrgovic goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 9 by the WBO, 1 by the IBF and 10 by the RING at heavyweight.
Murat Gassiev is currently ranked number 11 by the WBA and 10 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Hrgovic vs Gassiev form
Hrgovic remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Zhilei Zhang on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Emir Ahmatovic on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marko Radonjic on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Worthersee Stadium, Klagenfurt, Austria.
Before that, he had won against Rydell Booker on 7th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
He had beat Alexandre Kartozia on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Struer Arena, Struer, Denmark.
Murat Gassiev has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Mike Balogun on 3rd March 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Karen Demirchyan Sports Complex, Yerevan, Armenia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Carlouse Welch on 26th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Belgrade, Serbia.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
In terms of recent activity, Filip Hrgovic has been fighting more than Murat Gassiev.
Filip Hrgovic last fought 9 months and 8 days ago, while Murat Gassiev's last outing was 2 months and 25 days ago.
Hrgovic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.
Gassiev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
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