Murat Gassiev (right) and Unier, Corticoste: Vladimir Sergeev / RIA Novosti
Russian boxer Murat Gassiev won the Cuban Dorticos of Uniara in the semifinal bout of the world Boxing series (WBSS). About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru.»
The match, held in Sochi, ended with the victory Gassieva knockout in the 12th round. In the last round Dorticos had twice been knocked down, after which the Russians finished off the opponent.
This victory was 24-year-old Gassieva the 26th in his career (19 by knockout), he has not suffered a single defeat. 31-year-old Dorticos lost for the first time in his career with 22 victories (21 by knockout).
Gassiev has combined the titles of the world champion under versions of the world Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF).
In the final WBSS Gassiev will meet with Ukrainian Alexander Usik, who defeated Latvian mairis Briedis by. The decisive match will take place may 11 in Saudi Arabia.
Video, photo All from Russia.