Cuban Yunier Dorticos and Russian Murat Gassiev made weight for their fight this Saturday, in Sochi, Russia, for the World Boxing Association (WBA) Cruiserweight Championship.
Both fighters managed to stay within the limit of 200 pounds in the category. In the case of the Cuban, who has already been champion of the body, he hit the scales at 199.6 pounds, while the Russian stopped the scale at 199.2 pounds. Now, they are ready to step in the ring.
The fight will be part of the tournament World Boxing Super Series, which is in its semifinal stage in the Cruiserweight division. Both boxers arouse much interest, since they are good boxers and are undefeated in their careers, which makes the fight very even and hard to predict.
Dorticos has a record of 22 wins, no losses and 21 knockouts, while Gassiev has a record of 25 wins, no losses and 18 knockouts.\