Murat Gassiev’s vicious 1st round KO added to a night of knockouts for the PBC on FS1

Murat Gassiev’s vicious left hand ended FS1’s main event in spectacular fashion. Prior to the knockout punch, Jordan Shimmell turned Murat’s forehead bright red with jabs and left hooks. Gassiev missed his first right-handed attempt, but made the left hand count to close the show in style. Shimmell remained unconscious for a short time before showing he was okay as the crowd stood in relief. The punching power that trainer Abel Sanchez spoke of was evident with Tuesday night’s display from Gassiev.

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Murat “Iron” Gassiev beats Jordan Shimmell

Jordan Shimmell - (Photo credit: Andy Samuelson/Premier Boxing Champions) CARLTON, MN. (May 18, 2016) - Unbeaten cruiserweight contender Murat "Iron" Gassiev (23-0, 17 KOs) scored a sensational knockout victory over Jordan Shimmell (20-2, 16 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday night from Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, MN in the Otter Creek Event Center.

(Photo credit: Andy Samuelson/Premier Boxing Champions) CARLTON, MN. (May 18, 2016) – Unbeaten cruiserweight contender Murat “Iron” Gassiev (23-0, 17 KOs) scored a sensational knockout victory over Jordan Shimmell (20-2, 16 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday night from Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, MN in the Otter Creek Event Center.

Gassiev delivered a powerful left hook that put Shimmell out on the mat and halted the cruiserweight title elimination bout immediately at 2:54 of the first round. Shimmell was able to move effectively for much of the round and had landed an early combination that got the attention of Gassiev.

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Gassiev KOs Shimmell in 1st round

Jordan Shimmell - (Photo credit: Andy Samuelson/Premier Boxing Champions) Showing very impressive punching power, undefeated Murat Gassiev (23-0, 17 KOs) made easy work of Jordan Shimmell (20-2, 16 KOs) tonight in stopped him with a single shot to the head in the 1st round at the Black Bear Casino Resort in Charlton, Minnesota. Gassiev, 6’3”, hit Shimmell with a left hand to the head and the shot knocked him senseless.

(Photo credit: Andy Samuelson/Premier Boxing Champions) Showing very impressive punching power, undefeated Murat Gassiev (23-0, 17 KOs) made easy work of Jordan Shimmell (20-2, 16 KOs) tonight in stopped him with a single shot to the head in the 1st round at the Black Bear Casino Resort in Charlton, Minnesota. Gassiev, 6’3”, hit Shimmell with a left hand to the head and the shot knocked him senseless.

Shimmell fell hard on the canvas in landing back first. Referee Mark Nelson stopped the fight immediately at 2:54 of the round. The victory for the 22-year-old Gassiev makes him the IBF cruiserweight mandatory challenger to the winner of this Saturday’s unification fight between IBF cruiserweight champion Victor Ramirez and WBA champion Denis Lebedev.

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Murat Gassiev vs. Jordan Shimmell headline FS1’s Toe-To-Toe Tuesday

Jordan Shimmell - Murat Gassiev, 22-0(16KO), meets one-loss Jordan Shimmell for a 12-round IBF cruiserweight eliminator in the main event on FS1 this Tuesday night. From its inception, Fox Sports 1's Toe-To-Toe Tuesday fight series has matched prospects and contenders in real fights, exactly what the fans want to see. It features boxers climbing the ladder in development bouts and champion-level matchups. The Premier Boxing Champions series on FS1 has proved to be consistent in the absence of ESPN's Friday Night Fights.

Murat Gassiev, 22-0(16KO), meets one-loss Jordan Shimmell for a 12-round IBF cruiserweight eliminator in the main event on FS1 this Tuesday night. From its inception, Fox Sports 1’s Toe-To-Toe Tuesday fight series has matched prospects and contenders in real fights, exactly what the fans want to see. It features boxers climbing the ladder in development bouts and champion-level matchups. The Premier Boxing Champions series on FS1 has proved to be consistent in the absence of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights.

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Jordan Shimmell finished his training camp for the IBF World Title Eliminator bout on May 17th

Jordan Shimmell, 20-1 with 16 KOs, just finished his training camp for his upcoming IBF World Title Eliminator Bout on May 17, 2016 at the Black Bear Casino in Carlton, MN. Jordan will now just run and workout to stay sharp during the last few days leading up to the big fight. The fight is the 12 round main event being televised live on Fox Sports 1 (FS1) and Fox Deportes as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series on Fox Sports’ Toe to Toe Tuesdays boxing show.

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Jordan Shimmell vs. Murat Gassiev on 5/17

Jordan Shimmell, 20-1 with 16 KOs, has been training hard for his upcoming IBF World Title Eliminator Bout on May 17, 2016 at the Black Bear Casino in Carlton, MN. The fight is the 12 round main event which will be televised live on Fox Sports 1 (FS1) and Fox Deportes as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series on Fox Sports’ Toe to Toe Tuesdays boxing show.

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Murat Gassiev battles Jordan Shimmell on 5/17 on PBC

CARLTON, MN (April 8, 2016) – Unbeaten knockout artist Murat “Iron” Gassiev (22-0, 16 KOs) takes on hard-hitting Jordan Shimmell (20-1, 16 KOs) in a 12-round cruiserweight world title eliminator that headlines Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday, May 17 from Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, MN.

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