What should Gassiev do next?

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  1. CST80

    CST80 Liminal Space Autochthon Staff Member

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    Spend been less time posting fruity looking pictures on Instagram with his fellow bears, and get in the goddamn ring, preferably not against a southpaw.
     
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  2. It's Ovah

    It's Ovah I'm your huckleberry, that's just mah game Full Member

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    Inactivity and injuries are what have scuppered his career, not lacking the size or skills to compete at HW. He looked a tentative, slow, shuffly shadow of himself against Wallin compared to the bodyshot ripping, fast and vicious CW of old. He's clearly very diminished even at a relatively young age. I'm not sure if he has anymore success at CW now than he does at HW or BW or whatever weight he competes at.
     
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  3. Badbot

    Badbot I Am An Actual Pro. Full Member

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    One of his recent instagram posts. It´s in Russian tho.
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    *it was posted like two months ago. And he still regularly posts stories of him working out in the gym.
     
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  4. NullaLexInk

    NullaLexInk Well-Known Member Full Member

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    And grow a proper beard without two big square chunks out of it. Or if he can't grow hair there for some reason, just shave the whole damn thing. I dunno why it bothers me so much, I've seen people with way dumber looking styles, but Christ does it ever. Man looks like he started to shave and then had to abruptly leave cause the house was on fire or something.

    Jokes aside, yeah, any sort of activity would be better than nothing. I think he'd have more success at cruiser, plenty of fights there where he'd be the favorite to anybody with any sort of know how about boxing. Hell, I'd even back him against most of the title holders at the moment.
     
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  5. CST80

    CST80 Liminal Space Autochthon Staff Member

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    That's long been a pet peeve of mine as well, especially out of Keanu Reeves, whose patchy beard is goddamn hideous.
     
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  6. MidniteProwler

    MidniteProwler Fab 4. Mayor of Aussie Boxing Full Member

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    A fight with Opetaia would be awesome
     
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  7. NullaLexInk

    NullaLexInk Well-Known Member Full Member

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    That would be an excellent fight. I'd like to see him reacclimate to the weight division first though, since Opetaia is easily the top guy at the moment. Gassiev is young enough that he can take a tune up or two to get used to it again, provided the usual wait time between bouts is a bit shorter for him than it has been lately, but even if he wanted to rush back into title contention a couple of the other belt holders are beatable even as return fights.
     
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  8. FastSmith7

    FastSmith7 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Retire, too many bad injuries at such a young age
     
  9. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    The forced angle makes him look like an oompa loompa in this shot.
     
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  10. MismatchHypejob

    MismatchHypejob Active Member Full Member

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    The Gassiev that fought Wallin was not in top form by any means
     
  11. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Jai exists, Gassiev going back down would be a mistake. He also couldn't beat Wallin. There isn't much else to do except hope for the best against another top contender like Kabayel or be on standby. Bridgerweight shouldn't even be mentioned
     
  12. kostya by ko

    kostya by ko Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Michael Hunter for the prestigious WBA interim 'former Cruiser who lost to Usyk and has been inactive for a long period' belt.
     
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  13. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    They could have the fight for bridger and use that name instead.
     
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