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Gassiev vs. Balogun: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Murat Gassiev (Iron) and Mike Balogun (Ademola Balogun) are scheduled to meet in a heavyweight bout on at the Karen Demirchyan Sports Complex, Yerevan, Armenia. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

Murat Gassiev vs. Mike Balogun
Murat Gassiev vs. Mike Balogun


This fight between Murat Gassiev and Mike Balogun took place on 3 March, 2023 at the Karen Demirchyan Sports Complex, Yerevan, Armenia.

Tale of the Tape

At 192 cm, Murat Gassiev is the taller of the two by 7 cms; Mike Balogun is 185 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 193 cm, Gassiev also has a good reach advantage of 8 cms over Balogun's 185 cm. On top of that, Gassiev also has a 1 cm ape index advantage over Balogun.

Gassiev is coming in to this fight with a record of 29-1 (22 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 5 days ago against Carlouse Welch, which he won via 1st round TKO.

Balogun comes in with an undefeated record of 20-0 (16 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 25 days ago against Marcus Oliveira, which he won via 2nd round TKO.

Murat Gassiev fights out of the orthodox stance, while Mike Balogun fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Gassiev will be 29 years and 4 months old. Balogun will be 39 years and 5 months old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 58-42 in favor of Murat Gassiev. Here is the prediction for Gassiev vs Balogun.

The chances of Murat Gassiev winning this fight is much higher. However, Mike Balogun still cannot be counted out.


Murat Gassiev defeated Mike Balogun via 1st round TKO. Balogun's undefeated record of 20 wins comes to an end, and Gassiev advances his win streak to 4. Gassiev is now 30-1, and Balogun 20-1.

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