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Pictured: Murat Gassiev

During the five-day period of Friday, August 26 through Tuesday, August 30, two bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place. The winners of those bouts were Murat Gassiev and Yoshimitsu Kimura.

Friday, August 26, 2022-

Belgrade, Serbia-

Heavyweight Bout-
Murat Gassiev (28-1, 21 KOs)
KO-1 1:20
Carlouse Welch (21-3-1, 18 KOs)
- This bout was fought for the vacant Eurasian Boxing Parliament heavyweight title. Welch's International Boxing Association World super cruiserweight title was not on the line.
- Gassiev emphatically snapped Welch's 19-bout winning streak.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022-

Tokyo, Japan-

Junior Lightweight Bout-
Yoshimitsu Kimura (14-2-1, 9 KOs)
TKO-12 2:29
Kanehiro Nakagawa (11-7, 5 KOs)
- This bout was fought for the vacant WBO Asia Pacific junior lightweight title.
- Kimura dropped Nakagawa in round 5 and in round 9 and was leading by the scores of 106-101, 108-99, and 107-100 going into the 12th round.
- Kimura dropped Nakagawa again in round 12 causing the bout to be stopped.
Article By: Ken Pollitt