Murat Gassiev vs. Oleksandr Usyk

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  1. Charles Martel

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    Unification of ALL the world titles at cruiserweight and crowning of a new linear and Ring champion coming up on May 11.

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  2. Westside

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    Can't see Gassiev losing unless, Usyk fights the perfect fight, which means boxing nonstop and not getting tired.
     
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    Both men have recently fought. I appreciate that these guys aren't taking a whole year off like so many other guys do. This is how boxing should be!
     
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    I think that's because of the tournament forcing it more than anything else. The sad thing is that one of these guys is going to get a loss on his record.
     
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    But more importantly, we will have a White man as the undisputed Cruiserweight Champ, with the prospect of moving to Heavy in a year or so.
     
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    If you guys have not watched the Gassiev/Dorticos fight, by all means check it out. That Dorticos guy is a frickin monster, yet Gassiev just picked him apart. It was genius!!
     
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    The fight will be held in Moscow on July 21, it was delayed due to an injury to Usyk elbow.
     
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    This will be a truly amazing fight and really it has to happen because these guys are the best in the division. But, I hope it's not an absolute war...the kind that shortens careers.

    Meanwhile deplorable Bob Arum and his stable of black fighters take years and years to build a fight between top fighters. Using every tactic in the book to never actually have the number 1 fight number 2.
     
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    I have to go with Gassiev on this one. Usyk is an excellent boxer, but he can't break an egg. Gassiev has real knockout power.
     
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    I got Gassiev. He will be the next big thing in boxing. In three more fights up to heavyweight to dominate.
     
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  12. Amren.com

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    If it is still allowed, can someone post some links where streams can be found?
     
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    Thanks! I wanted to see it but didn't want to give klowdtv my cc number. Now i hope it works on android...

    Prelims start at noon edt (now) and main event at 2 pm edt.
     
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    So far no luck. I rarely can get a stream on android. More like never.
     
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    It works fine for me, thank you!

    PS I have Usyk if he can take the bombs of Gassiev. I do have a scenario in my head where Gassiev is losing late and lands a bomb from nowhere and the fight suddenly ends in the 9th round or so,
     
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    U r welcome, brother. I'm picking Usyk by KO but its just a guess. Odds r even. Gassiev is from the "Iron" people in the Ossetia region of European Georgia near the Black Sea and Turkey Interesting.
     
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    Usyk is the less exciting fighter and sometimes that fighter wins. He uses his physicality sometimes in place of defense and that might not work with a Gassiev. Like W.I.R. is can see Gassiev landing in a lazy Usyk moment and changing the fight, if Usyk is ahead.
     
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    Briedis fighting a can.
     
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    Outstanding performance by Usyk! 6'3 yet silky smooth with his movement and punches!
     
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    Usyk did what he had to do, to perfection!
     
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    Official result: Oleksandr Usyk def. Murat Gassiev by unanimous decision (120-108, 119-109, 119-109) to win the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight final

    Yes. Usyk cannot hit that hard, but he can box like Floyd and Loma.
     
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    Amazingly perfect stream, even on my dinky little Android out in the wilderness, and an amazingly phenomenal performance by Usyk. I don't think I've ever seen anything like it before. Great sportsmanship too, refreshing contrast to the simian chest pounding you see here from the descendants of the mistakenly freed slaves. I had to shut off now though because they were laying on the baloney about The Greatest Black Muslim Hype Job Of All Time too thick.
     
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