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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

Hyland Motivated By Late Father To Knock Off Gary Russell Jr.

Patrick Hyland says winning a world title for his late father would be a dream come true. The Irish featherweight, who lost Patrick Hyland Snr to depression last June, takes on WBC champion Gary Russe...Read More

Russell Jr.: I'll Follow Lomachenko To Any Weight Class for Revenge

Featherweight titleholder Gary Russell Jr. has matches he wants in the near future in his division, but he’s also willing to travel beyond 126 pounds to face the only man to beat him in the pros....Read More

Photos: Russell-Hyland, Pedraza-Smith Final Press Conference

NEW YORK – 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, faced off at the final press conference W...Read More

Gary Russell: I Want Selby-Hunter Winner, Santa Cruz, Loma

NEW YORK (– The boxers who will be fighting Saturday, April 16 on a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® world title doubleheader are deep into their respective training camps as they continue preparation fo...Read More

Gary Russell Surfaces, Weighs 135 Four Weeks From Hyland Bout

A day after being called out for missing his mandatory 30-day safety weightcheck, reigning featherweight titlist Gary Russell Jr. has come correct. The 27-year old boxer from the greater Washington D....Read More

Gary Russell Misses 30-Day Weight Check, Hyland Fight in Doubt

It’s been nearly a year since Gary Russell claimed the World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight title. He is now at risk of losing the belt without making a single defense. The 27-year old boxer from ...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Wants To Send a Message in Hyland Defense

MASHANTUCKET, CT - Gary Russell Jr. will return to the ring to defend his WBC Featherweight World Title against Irish contender Patrick Hyland on Saturday, April 16, live on SHOWTIME® (11 p.m. ET/8 p....Read More

NBC, Showtime Cards in Likely Cross Promotion on Busy 4/16

It's not often that NBC and CBS-affiliated networks will offer cross-promotion for programming on the same night, but could very well become the case on a busy night of boxing on April 16. As previ...Read More