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Oscar Valdez: I'm Not Afraid To Risk Record, I Want Gary Russell Jr.

Oscar Valdez is not afraid to lose his undefeated record and he's very keen to become the featherweight champion of the World Boxing Council. It is for this very reason that the current featherweight ...Read More

Gary Russell Jr: If No Big Fight at 126, I'm Moving Up To 130

WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) is a man on a mission - hungry for a big fight. If Russell is unable to secure a significant fight at 126-pounds, then he plans to move up to...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. - If No Unification Next, I Plan To Move Up

Gary Russell Jr. - If No Unification Next, I Plan To Move Up

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - To love Gary Russell Jr. is to love his contrasts. The soon-to-be 29-year-old went into a Saturday night date with Oscar Escandon fully expecting to beat his opponent, to look go...Read More

Big Changes at 108: BoxingScene Ratings Update

Super Middleweight: David Benavidez made a big time statement on Saturday, dominating and stopping veteran Rogelio Medina just one year after Medina gave James DeGale everything he could handle. Benav...Read More

Photos: Gary Russell Jr. Breaks Down, Stops Oscar Escandon

Russell vs. Escandon Fight Photos - National Harbor - From the MGM National Harbor "Mr." Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) had a successful homecoming in front of a nearly sold out crowd as he defended ...Read More

Gary Russell Jr: I Want Santa Cruz, Selby, Mares or Valdez Next

National Harbor - From the MGM National Harbor "Mr." Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) had a successful homecoming in front of a nearly sold out crowd as he defended his WBC Featherweight World title wi...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Drops, Stops Oscar Escandon in Seven Rounds

MGM NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) stopped mandatory challenger Oscar Escandon (25-3, 17 KOs) in the seventh round. Russell's fast hands were on displ...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Oscar Escandon - CompuBox Historical Review

In his last 4 fights, WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. threw 13 more jabs than feather average (landed just 15%). Russell opponents landed just 9.6 punches per round and just 6.5 power shot...Read More

Ruben Guerrero: Gary Russell Will Try To Run After Tasting Power

OXON HILL, Md. — As Gary Russell Jr. prepares to defend his WBC featherweight belt against Oscar Escandon on Saturday night, he refuses to be distracted by the surroundings at his first hometown pro f...Read More

Photos: Russell-Escandon, Dirrell-Uzcategui SHO Triple - Weigh-In

Russell vs. Escandon Photos Gallery of Weigh-In - Unlike the first fight Showtime will televise Saturday, there weren’t weight issues at the scale Friday in Oxon Hill, Maryland. All six boxers schedul...Read More

Gary Russell Jr., Oscar Escandon Make Weight for WBC Title Fight

Unlike the first fight Showtime will televise Saturday, there weren’t weight issues at the scale Friday in Oxon Hill, Maryland. All six boxers scheduled to participate in the final three fights of Sho...Read More

Gary Russell Jr: I Want Unification Next - Line Them All Up!

US southpaw Gary Russell defends his World Boxing Council featherweight crown Saturday against Colombia's Oscar Escandon but is looking at rival champions Lee Selby of Britain and Leo Santa Cruz. Russ...Read More

Photos: Gary Russell Jr, Oscar Escandon - Face To Face at Presser

Featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. and top challenger Oscar Escandon went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they square-off in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSH...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Firm on Goals: Unifications, Lomachenko - Twice

Gary Russell Jr. Firm on Goals: Unifications, Lomachenko - Twice

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Gary Russell Jr. admires Bernard Hopkins. But by no means does he want to be Bernard Hopkins. Even as a Saturday night defense against Oscar Escandon draws nearer, the WBC’s feat...Read More

Escandon: I Will Dig Deep, Impose My Will On Gary Russell Jr.

Top 126-pound challenger Oscar Escandon shares his thoughts on training camp and more ahead of his first world title opportunity against WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. Saturday, May 20 on...Read More

Photos: Oscar Escandon Putting in Work For Gary Russell Jr.

Oscar Escandon Training Camp Photos - WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. will make the second defense of his title when he faces top challenger Oscar Escandon Saturday, May 20 in the ma...Read More

Photos: Gary Russell Jr. and His Brothers Hold Open Workouts

Featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. hosted a media workout Thursday along with his brothers and rising prospects Gary Antuanne Russell and Gary Antonio Russell before all three brothers ente...Read More

Davis-Walsh, Russell-Escandon Showtime Split-Site Information

NEW YORK – America’s youngest world champion, Gervonta Davis, will make his first world title defense in the opening bout and featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. will make his mandatory worl...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Says a Rematch With Lomachenko is Personal

Gary Russell Jr. Says a Rematch With Lomachenko is Personal

By Thomas Gerbasi - Gary Russell Jr. may be the most patient man in boxing. So it was no surprise that he didn’t get rattled when the second defense of his WBC featherweight title against Oscar Escand...Read More

Video: Ruben Guerrero on Canelo-Chavez, Mayweather-McGregor

Ruben Guerrero Video Interview - Fighters on the undercard of Canelo vs. Chavez, Jr. hosted a press conference today at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino ahead of their bouts on Saturday, May 6. Co-main even...Read More