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 Last update:  7/6/2011       Read more by Lem Satterfield         
   
Gary Russell Jr. Faces Paul Truscott on Khan-Judah Bill
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By Lem Satterfield

Unbeaten southpaw featherweight Gary Russell Jr. of Capitol Heights, MD., will pursue his 11th knockout and his 17th win without a loss when he meets the twice-beaten Paul Truscott of England on the undercard of the July 23 main event featuring WBA junior welterweight champion Amir Khan of England against southpaw IBF titlist Zab Judah of Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, according to a report by Ryan Maquiñana of MaxBoxing.com/Comcast SportsNet.

The 23-year-old Russell (16-0, 10 KOs) is coming off of a June 17 fourth-round knockout of 28-year-old southpaw Antonio Meza (24-10-1, 16 KOs) of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, whom he floored once in the third round and twice in the fourth.

The 25-year-old Truscott is 17-2-2, with with two knockouts, having won his past four bouts, one of them by stoppage.

Truscott has been knocked out in the eighth, and, 10th rounds, respectively, by Scotland's 27-year-old John Simpson (22-8, nine KOs) in January and September of 2009.

The 24-year-old Khan is 25-1, with 17 knockouts, and the 33-year-old Judah, a Bronx native, is 41-6, with 28 knockouts.

Tags: Gary Russell Jr. , Paul Truscott , Russell vs Truscott , Russell-Truscott



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comment by deejd, on 07-08-2011
[QUOTE=theplayerpimp]I think hbo was considering it. But russel is the truth. He is blazing fast would love to see a fight between him and gamboa to see who is faster.[/QUOTE] Man, I hope they do, Russell is a very talented fighter. Still has some things to work on, but has loads of potential....

comment by jreckoning, on 07-07-2011
[quote=Eaner0919]thank God you're not a matchmaker.[/quote] Yeah man. Not everyone can be Leon Spinks and whip Ali in his 7th pro fight. Ole Leon set the standard. I am high on Russell. I think he's one of the better ones to come out lately.

comment by sicko, on 07-07-2011
he just turned 23 last month and he just turned PRO in 2009, why in the hell would they try to rush him into big fights? :no: ANYWAY Russell Jr is a very talented young fighter, with amazing Hand Speed, he will start to fight better competition eventually it is really no need to rush him along, ...

comment by theplayerpimp, on 07-07-2011
[QUOTE=davis828]I like the undercard. I hope Russell's fight gets aired... does anybody know if it will or not?[/QUOTE] I think hbo was considering it. But russel is the truth. He is blazing fast would love to see a fight between him and gamboa to see who is faster.

comment by deejd, on 07-07-2011
I like the undercard. I hope Russell's fight gets aired... does anybody know if it will or not?

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