Champion IBF heavyweight Murat Gassiev in the second semifinal bout of the world Boxing series figured out ahead of time with the former WBA champion Unieron Dorticos.
The fight between the two punchers expected ended by knockout. A minute before the end of the battle Gassiev powerful hook sent Dorticos to the floor. Cuban tried desperately to make it to the final bell and hear the judges ‘ notes, but the owner of the ring jumped on him and after two more knockdowns if not knocked out of the ring.
At the time of stoppage Gassiev with a minimal advantage, was leading on the cards of all judges. 12 incomplete rounds Russia has caused 190 punches, including 139 power. Dorticos got 132 times (power 71).
Upon completion of the second semi-final Alexander Usik, who was present in Sochi, entered the ring, congratulated Murat Gassieva with a victory and spent the first
duel of views with the future opponent.
The finals of the world Boxing series between Oleksandr Usyk and Murata on by Gassiev will be held may 11 in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). Winner
will become the absolute world champion in heavy weight, will receive a trophy from Mohammed Ali and a check for four million dollars in prize money.