Gassiev vs Wlodarczyk – The World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight tournament quarterfinals come to a close Saturday as Murat Gassiev faces Krzysztof Wlodarczyk. Gassiev will be defending his recently captured IBF world cruiserweight title against the most experienced fighter in the tournament in terms of professional fights.
In previous quarter final action, WBSS #1 seed Oleksandr Usyk stopped veteran Marco Huck in ten rounds, while WBA cruiserweight champion Mairis Briedis dispatched Mike Perez with an early KO. Not to be outdone, Cuba’s Yunier Dorticos also moved to the semi-finals where he awaits the winner of Gassiev and Wlodarczyk.
Below are the featured bouts on the Sauerland Events promoted card. Check this latest TBC segment for more details.
Saturday, October 21st, 2017 – Prudential Center, Newark, NJ
(Card Subject To Change):
200 LBS 12 RDS: Murat Gassiev (24-0) vs Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (53-3-1)
154 LBS 12 RDS: Maciej Sulecki (25-0) vs Jack Culcay (22-2)
200 LBS 1o RDS: Mateusz Masternak (39-4) vs Stivens Bujaj (16-1-1)
147 LBS 8 RDS: Eimantas Stanionis (4-0) vs TBD
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