Russian boxer Murat Gassiev knocked out American Carlous Welch in the first round Russian boxer Murat Gassiev defeated American Carlous Welch in the second minute of the first round.
This is reported by the correspondent of “Lenta.ru”.
The fight took place on August 26 in Belgrade. Gassiev knocked out his opponent after 1 minute 35 seconds. Thus, the Russian won the third consecutive fight in the heavyweight category.
On August 11, Gassiev named the most hospitable country in Europe. “If we take from Europe, then Serbia has the most friendly people. They are everywhere, but somehow they treat me more warmly here,” the athlete said.
Gassiev made his heavyweight debut in 2020. Then he defeated Albanian Nuri Seferi by knockout in the first round. At the same time, the Russian is the current heavyweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA Asia).
Gassiev has 29 wins (22 of them by knockout) and one defeat in professional boxing. Welch has 21 wins, two losses and one draw.