31 Dec 2018

2018 Boxer of the Year: Oleksandr Usyk

Oleksandr Usyk stands in rarified air as he did something that has only been done by only Terence Crawford at super lightweight in recent years as he unified his cruiserweight world title winning all four major belts over the course of the year fighting in opponent’s backyards. This intro can

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18 Jul 2018

Boxing Preview: Jaime Munguia real?, Usyk vs Gassiev, Stockton fights

Jaime Munguia [HBO, Las Vegas, 7 PM PST] Jaime Munguia is massive. He also has a lot of power and that is something boxing writers especially ones who are not in love with the sport fall for. At Munguia’s media day, the WBO super welterweight champion had a lot of

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27 Dec 2016

Knockout of the Year: Murat Gassiev KOs Jordan Shimmell

In what was an under-the-radar match that snuck onto a Fox Sports 1 Tuesday night Premier Boxing Champions card, cruiserweight Murat Gassiev secured his shot at a world title (one that he would later win that year) by destroying Jordan Shimmell in the knockout of the year. Shimmell, a decent

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17 May 2016

Murat Gassiev brutally stops Shimmell, Abell upsets Nofire

In the main event of a national televised card from Carlson, Minnesota broadcast by Fox Sports 1 a new IBF cruiserweight contender was named as Murat “Iron” Gassiev (23-0, 17 KOs) knocked Jordan Shimmell (20-2, 16 KOs) out cold in the first round on Friday night at the Black Bear Casino Resort

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16 May 2016

Weights from Carlton, Minn (Fox Sports 1)

Murat Gassiev will face Jordan Shimmell in an IBF cruiserweight eliminator bout which would put them in line to face the winner of this weekend’s bout between Denis Lebedev who faces Victor Emilio Ramirez overseas. The bout is taking place at the Black Bear Casino and Resort in Carlton, Minnesota as

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16 May 2016

Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays return Tuesday with Gassiev-Shimmell

Unbeaten knockout artist Murat “Iron” Gassiev (22-0, 16 KOs) takes on hard-hitting Jordan Shimmell (20-1, 16 KOs) in a 12-round cruiserweight world title eliminator that headlines Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday, May 17 from Black Bear Casino Resort in

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18 Dec 2015

Barthelemy-Shafikov Weigh In Results

TV:Spike TV Location: Las Vegas, NV   Rances  Barthelemy 134.2 Denis Shafikov 134.2 Isiah Thomas 198.8 vs. Murat Gassiev 197.8 Gervonta Davis 133 vs. Luis Sanchez 131.2 Chris Pearson 156.8 vs. Eric Walker 153.8 Brian Castano 155.8 vs. Aaron Garcia 156.7 Ishe Smith 154.4 vs. Tommy Rainone 153 Mickey Bey

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