Gassiev vs Dorticos On Point For Saturday – Murat Gassiev and Yunier Dorticos came face to face for the last time before their WBSS cruiserweight fight this Saturday night. Both men came in under the 200 lbs cruiserweight limit on the scales, making their unification bout official. Gassiev calmly smiled and chewed gum while his opponent Dorticos looked very serious. Check out the highlights from the weigh-ins right here at TBC.
The winner of Saturday’s contest advances to the World Boxing Super Series tournament finals where the Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk awaits. The final is expected in the May time frame and the result should lead to a unification of the four major world titles in the weight class. The matchup between Gassiev and Dorticos features one of the most competitive lines of the tournament as both men are big punchers meaning anything can happen.
Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 – Sochi, Russia
Weigh in Results:
200 LBS 12 RDS: Murat Gassiev (199,2 lbs) vs Yunier Dorticos (200 lbs)
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