Murat Gassiev takes on Yunier Dorticos in the IBF world cruiserweight title at Bolshoy Ice Dome on Saturday. This boxing fight is scheduled to take place on February 3. Let's see our boxing predictions for this fight!
Gassiev carries a record of 22-0 coming into the game. He happens to possess an incredible 21 knockout record. He is quite a huge presence in the ring with a frame that stands at 6’3”. The fight also sees Dorticos possess an unbeaten 25-0 record. He has been able to achieve 18 knockouts in this period. Dorticos has fought three times since 2016.
Gassiev has the potential to combine strong punches with deadly accuracy. His imposing size coupled with strong punching power make him a nightmare for many in the ring. Dorticos is the defending champion of the IBF cruiserweight title. He is able to take the initiative and come forward with powerful and accurate punches. His heavy hands make him a strong candidate for a knockout win.
Gassiev has very few weaknesses in his ranks and happens to be one of the best of his generation. Dorticos has the potential to be a little wild when it comes to his shots, while he is also susceptible to leaving himself open for counters.
The Murat Gassiev vs Yunier Dorticos predictions are aware of the competition being extremely high for this fight, as both names are evenly matched. Both fighters are also unbeaten and have involved themselves in a similar number of fights over the last 24 months. Gassiev’s record is simply impeccable due to the fight taking full advantage of his frame and strong punching powers. We expect a win for Gassiev. Let's check the boxing odds now.
Dorticos has the ability to beat anyone on his day, but he is coming up against a very strong opponent in the form of Gassiev. Since Dorticos can prove to be hit-and-miss while also leaving himself open for counters, our Murat Gassiev vs Yunier Dorticos betting tips would opt for a Gassiev victory. Still unbeaten in his career, Gassiev has been able to pick up a remarkable 21 knockout victories in just 22 fights. Plus, not only is he fighting in his own city, be he is the more skilled fighter who throws amazing compact punches while not effecting his defense. Even though Dorticos is wild at times and that thing opens himself up to counters, it will simply not work against someone as powerful and skilled as Gassiev.
Just one of the fights for Gassiev has been without a knockout victory. Dorticos can leave himself open to strong punches. Hence, we would opt for a Gassiev win by KO TKO. Murat Gassiev enters the fight with a stunning 25-0 record which includes 18 KOs. He's got a pressure style, and he's always coming forward, throwing very powerful, but accurate compact punches that have one-punch KO potential. We bet on his heavy hands as his right hand may actually be one of the best of any fighter within this division at the moment.
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