In Newark hosted a fight for the title of world champion on Boxing in heavy weight under version IBF (at the same time the quarter-finals of the world Boxing series (WBSS)).
Champion of the Russian Murat Gassiev in the third round knocked out the pole Krzysztof Wlodarczyk and reached the semi-finals.
In the first round both fighters were very cautious, probing the enemy.
In the second round, the Russians attacked. In the middle of the round, the Challenger missed a strong left punch, but managed to stay on his feet.
In the third round Gassiev struck left to the head, and then to the liver. Wlodarczyk collapsed. This is the first defeat by knockout in his career.