British promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed that Murat Gassiyev (26-1, 19 KOs), in his debut in the heavyweights will meet Joey Dawejko (19-7-4, 11 KOs). Duel will take place on July 27 in Arlington, Texas, in the undercard of the unification bout in the light welterweight division between Jose Carlos Ramirez and Maurice Hooker.
Joey Dawejko (18-7-4, 11 KOs) will be the next opponent of the former cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19 KOs). On July 27 at the boxing evening of DAZN in Arlington boxer from Russia will make his debut in the heavyweight division.
The Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federation Umar Kremlev expressed the dubious thought that Oleksander Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) would have no chance in a fight against Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19 KOs) if the rematch is in heavyweights:
Former cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19 KOs) has signed a contract with the promotion company Matchroom Boxing, which was reported on its resources.
Former cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev of Russia in the near future plans to fly for training camp in the United States. This was reported by the Vitaly Slanov the coach of the athlete. As previously reported, Gassiev next fight will be in the heavyweights. Supposedly, the fight may take place in June. The rival is not yet defined.