Former IBF/WBA cruiserweight champ Murat Gassiev declared success against previous NFL gamer Mike Balogun in a current match to end up being the brand-new WBA Inter-Continental heavyweight victor. Gassiev showed persistence in the opening round however protected the knockout in the 2nd round with an effective right-hand punch to Balogun’s head. Balogun seemed trying to get his mouth piece when he was down on the canvas, and it was an advantage that he did not return up. Gassiev’s success was just his 4th in the last 5 years, and his low punch output in the fight raised issues provided his capacity at the heavyweight level. If Gassiev wants to work his method towards a heavyweight title shot, he will require to increase his punch output to outmaneuver competitors.