2016 BOXING fight – Denis Lebedev vs Murat Gassiev – full fight Video IBF

3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-03, close and tough fight between Denis Lebedev and Murat Gassiev: it gets three stars.

The former Wba and current Ibf Cw champion Denis Lebedev entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 29-2-0 (22 KOs=76%) and he is ranked as the No.4 cruiserweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Oleksandr Usyk). He suffered his last loss when he faced Guillermo Jones in 2013 (=Lebedev vs Jones), after this bout he has won four fights beating Victor Emilio Ramirez in 2016 (=Lebedev vs Ramirez).
His opponent, the undefeated Murat Gassiev, has a perfect record of 23-0-0 (17 knockouts) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He has fought once in 2016 winning over Jordan Shimmell (4-stars fight, Gassiev vs Shimmell). Lebedev vs Gassiev is valid for the IBF World cruiserweight title (Lebedev’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!


Date: 2016-12-03

Where: Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia

Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)

Title: IBF World cruiserweight title

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Murat Gassiev def. Denis Lebedev (split decision, 113-114, 116-112, 116-111)


Lebedev’s previous fight: Denis Lebedev vs Victor Emilio Ramirez

Gassiev’s previous fight: Murat Gassiev vs Jordan Shimmell

Lebedev’s next fight: Denis Lebedev vs Mark Flanagan

Gassiev’s next fight: Murat Gassiev vs Krzysztof Wlodarczyk


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2 thoughts on “2016 BOXING fight – Denis Lebedev vs Murat Gassiev – full fight Video IBF”

  1. Excellent fight! Love the cruiserweight division. Gassiev is a monster and Lebedev showed the heart of champion. Scored it 115-112 Gassiev

    1. Very good fight indeed! To me, Gassiev was the clear winner, but Lebedev made some rounds very tough to score. I’d love to see a rematch.

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