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Arum: Gary Russell is Too Intelligent To Want Lomachenko Again

LAS VEGAS – Bob Arum would be fine with putting Vasyl Lomachenko in the ring with Gary Russell Jr. again. Russell has long said that he wants another shot at Lomachenko, who beat him by majority decis...Read More

Oscar Valdez Hopes To Unify With Gary Russell Jr.

WBO featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez is looking for the biggest fights possible in 2017. Valdez (21-0, 19KOs) had three ring appearances in 2016....Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Furious, Says Interview Became Haymon Hit Piece

(Capital Heights, MD) - 'This is why I don't like doing interviews because my comments during interviews get manipulated and twisted around. I've been sitting back just to see how far this ridiculous ...Read More

'Fighting Words' - Wanting More From Danny Garcia, Gary Russell

'Fighting Words' - Wanting More From Danny Garcia, Gary Russell

by David P. Greisman - We should want better from Danny Garcia and Gary Russell Jr. because they are better. Garcia was the best junior welterweight in the world and is now competing at welterweight, ...Read More

Quigg Ready: I'd Definitely Fight Rigondeaux or Gary Russell Jr!

New York - With a healed jaw, Scott Quigg (31-1-2, 23 KO's) looks to make an impact in the lower divisions of boxing. A November return date is being eyed for Quigg with the option to return at 122 o...Read More

Josh Warrington Stops Patrick Hyland, in Line For Gary Russell

Josh Warrington retained his lofty world ranking and his fringe belt with a stoppage win in front of an adoring crowd. The Leeds featherweight is still number one with the WBC and remains the custodia...Read More

Frampton’s Promoter Eyes Russell, Selby Next - No Quigg, or Rigo

Ask Barry McGuigan about what he wants if his fighter, Carl Frampton, tops featherweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday night in Brooklyn, and McGuigan will correct you: ...Read More

Santa Cruz vs. Russell Much Better Fight; Both Want Selby Next

Santa Cruz vs. Russell Much Better Fight; Both Want Selby Next

By Keith Idec - If Leo Santa Cruz can overcome Carl Frampton on Saturday night, Santa Cruz-Gary Russell Jr. is the most meaningful fight that can be made within the featherweight division. Santa Cruz ...Read More

Cristian Mijares Inches Closer To Goal of Gary Russell Jr. Shot

The World Boxing Council (WBC) rankings were released for the month of June, and they highlight the rise of silver featherweight champion, Cristian Mijares (54-8-2, 26KOs)....Read More

Selby: I Want Gary Russell or Santa Cruz-Frampton Winner Next

IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby is hoping to land a big fight in the near future. He feels the weight division is wide open after Vasyl Lomachenko's moved up to super featherweight last weekend ...Read More

Lomachenko: I'll Fight Russell Anywhere, I Think He's Too Scared!

Since suffering the first defeat of his pro career, Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16KOs) has been pushing for a rematch with two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko....Read More

Lomachenko's Manager Reacts To Gary Russell's Rematch Demand

After blowing out Patrick Hyland on April 16th on Showtime, WBC featherweight titlist Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16KOs) stated that Vasyl Lomachenko (5-1, 3KOs) - who had beaten him in June of 2014 when ...Read More

Gary Russell Willing To Travel To UK To Make Selby Bout Happen

Now that he has made quick work of Patrick Hyland, Gary Russell Jr. has set his sights on a featherweight title unification fight against Lee Selby. The WBC featherweight champion wants the fight so b...Read More

Photos: Gary Russell Jr. Blows Out Patrick Hyland in Two

If speed kills, 27-year old WBC featherweight titlist Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KO), 126, of Capitol Heights, Maryland, might be a closet assassin. Possessing some of the fastest hands in any weight ...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Warns Lomachenko: I Will Follow You Up To 147

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. – WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. retained his title with a remarkable TKO of Irishman Patrick Hyland Saturday on SHOWTIME from Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Cas...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Demolishes Patrick Hyland in Two Rounds

Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut - In his first fight since March of last year, WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KOs) demolished Patrick Hyland (31-2, 15 KOs) in two rou...Read More

Gary Russell-Patrick Hyland: LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut - WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs), of Capitol Heights, Md., and Irish contender Patrick Hyland (31-1, 15 KOs), of Dublin will coll...Read More

Photos/Weights: Russell vs. Hyland, Pedraza vs. Smith

Russell Jr. vs. Hyland, a 12-round bout for Russell’s Jr.’s WBC Featherweight Title taking place on Saturday, April 16 at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., is promoted ...Read More

Gary Russell Jr.: Maybe Three Years, Five Fights Left For Me

Gary Russell Jr. is less than two months from his 28th birthday, an age at which many fighters are in their prime. The featherweight titleholder doesn’t see himself sticking around for too much longer...Read More

Russell: Lomachenko Has To See Me, I'll Stop Him Hands Down!

NEW YORK – Gary Russell Jr. can’t believe Vasyl Lomachenko couldn’t knock him out. Russell contends he was so physically depleted during their June 2014 fight in Carson, California, he couldn’t have e...Read More