Murat Gassiev after the fight with Denis Lebedev © Sergey Fadeichev / TASS, archive
MOSCOW, January 7. / TASS /. The world champion according to the International Boxing Federation (IBF) in the weight category up to 90, 71 kg, Russian Murat Gassiev will auction his gloves from a victorious battle against compatriot Denis Lebedev. Gassiev announced this on his page on the social network Instagram.
“My friends and I want to revive past worthy traditions and on January 24 at the Palace of Pioneers in Vladikavkaz we will organize a charity concert, during which an auction will be held where boxing gloves and other equipment from my champion match will be exhibited on December 3. All the funds raised will go to help children and gifted youth, “said Gassiev.
Gassiev in early December defeated Lebedev on points and won the IBF title. On account of the 23-year-old Russian 24 victories (17 by KO) and not a single defeat.