Gassiev: I am Very happy that my fight c Dorticos will be held in Russia

Гассиев: Очень рад, что мой бой c Дортикосом будет проходить в России

Murat Gassiev

World champion in the first heavy weight under version IBF Murat Gassiev told that he had a great responsibility in connection with the forthcoming match against the title holder of WBA Uniera Dorticos in Russia.

“I’m very excited that my fight will be held in Russia. Many people will be able to see me in Sochi, including my family. I feel a great responsibility, conducting a fight in Russia. I have the most positive expectations, it is good that I was able to get the fight in Russia. This is an important event for the Russian Boxing.

I hope to win the semifinal and go to Saudi Arabia for the final. A few weeks ago, I arrived in the U.S. to begin training, choose a sparring partner and begin sparring”, – quotes the words of Murat Gassieva BoxingScene.

Recall, meeting Gassieva and Dorticos will take place on 3 February in Sochi. The second semifinal match between WBSS Alexander Usik and mairis Briedis by will be held on 27 January in Riga.

Earlier it was reported that Yunier Dorticos knocked out his coach.

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