Boxer Gassiev will debut in the heavyweight division on 29 February in his fight with Forrest

Became known date of the fight of the Russian boxer Murat Gassieva with American Jerry Forrest. The fight will take place on February 29. It will be the debut for 26-year-old Russian heavyweight champion.

According to ESPN, and Forrest Gassiev will meet in the undercard of the fight between American boxer Jessie Vargas and Mikey Garcia. Desyatiraundovy the fight will take place in Texas.

Recall that Gassiev was supposed to debut in the heavyweight division on 27 July 2019 in the fight against American Joey Davaco. However, in the course of preparing the Russians suffered a shoulder injury.

On account Gassieva 26 victories and one defeat. 31-year-old Forrest has to its credit many victories. In three battles he was defeated.