Boxer who was the former unified cruiserweight world champion. He held the IBF title from 2016 to 2018, and the WBA title in 2018. He has over 250,000 followers on his murat_gassiev Instagram account.
He made his professional boxing debut at 17 in September 2011.
He was named the world's second best active cruiserweight by The Ring magazine in February 2018.
He is from Russia.
He and Ola Afolabi are both boxers who have been ranked by The Ring.