Murat Gassiev is full of praise for both Mairis Briedis and Mike Perez

Mateusz Masternak - IBF Cruiserweight World Champion Murat Gassiev is full of praise for both Mairis Briedis and Mike Perez.

IBF Cruiserweight World Champion Murat Gassiev is full of praise for both Mairis Briedis and Mike Perez.

Murat Gassiev watched with interest as Mairis Briedis defeated Mike Perez via unanimous decision in the World Boxing Super Series in Riga, Latvia on Saturday night.

And the Russian IBF World Champion is full of praise for both combatants and fellow participants in the Ali Trophy cruiserweight tournament.

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Glowacki and Masternak join Ali Trophy as reserves – World Boxing Super Series

Former World Champion Krzysztof Glowacki (27-1, 17 KOs) and fellow Polish star Mateusz Masternak (39-4, 26 KOs) have signed-up to act as reserves in the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight quarter-finals.

Assuming they are not needed to act as reserves, the fighters will box on the undercards of the quarter-final they are assigned to.

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Bellew’s ‘Credibility Fight’: Mateusz Masternak on Dec 12

Mateusz Masternak - British cruiserweight contender, Tony Bellew (25-2-1, 16ko), attempts  a credible step toward his eventual goal of a cruiserweight world title, facing Poland's Mateusz Masternak (36-3, 26ko) on Matchroom Sport's, Dec. 12, 'Bad Intentions' show from London's O2.

British cruiserweight contender, Tony Bellew (25-2-1, 16ko), attempts a credible step toward his eventual goal of a cruiserweight world title, facing Poland’s Mateusz Masternak (36-3, 26ko) on Matchroom Sport’s, Dec. 12, ‘Bad Intentions’ show from London’s O2.

Bellew’s promoter Eddie Hearn had promised that the Scouser would be in a ‘credibility fight’ on the show that is headlined by Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte’s British heavyweight title clash, and he has found a decent enough foe in Masternak, who, like Bellew, is ranked within the top 10, WBA/IBF/WBO and #15, WBC.

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