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Thurman-Porter Card Will Be a Stacked CBS/Showtime Event

It took several months to finalize terms for the welterweight showdown between Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter, but a much quicker turnaround has been enjoyed in piecing together the undercard....Read More

Abner Mares Eyes Mid-February Return, Gary Russell Bout

Former three division world champion Abner Mares (29-2-1, 15KOs) is focused on landing another world title opportunity in 2016. After winning a ten round unanimous decision over Arturo Reyes in Ma...Read More

Abner Mares Wants To Face Gary Russell Jr. Next

The former three division world champion Abner Mares wants to fight for the WBC featherweight championship, which is in the firm southpaw grasp of Gary Russell (26-1, 15KOs). Mares held the title ...Read More

Lomachenko To Selby/Russell: Fight or Shut The F*** Up!

Wynn Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada - BoxingScene.com caught up with WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (4-1) who faces Romulo Koasicha (25-4) in the HBO televised co-feature underneath ...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Cut, Forced Out of Escandon Defense

The November 14 show will go on at The Palms Casino in Las Vegas, but just not for Gary Russell Jr. and possibly for Oscar Escandon as well. BoxingScene.com waded through several declining sources ...Read More

Jesus Cuellar Says Move To 130 is Likely in Near Future

Perhaps in the best form of his career, Jesús Cuellar (27-1, 21 KOs) is one of the leading lights in Argentine boxing following the retirement of Sergio Martínez, the uncertainty surrounding Marcos Ma...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz Wants To Get Payback on Gary Russell Jr.

They fought as amateurs and Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15KOs) edged it, so now as professionals their destinies are again in line to collide - but this time Leo Santa Cruz (31-0-1, 17KOs) is determined t...Read More

Photos: Oscar Escandon Putting in Work For Gary Russell

LAS VEGAS – As he nears his Saturday, Nov. 14 showdown against WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs), featherweight contender Oscar Escandón (24-2, 16 KOs) is primed and re...Read More

Russell-Escandon: Russell Mora Tabbed as Third Man

The featherweight title fight between Gary Russell Jr. and Oscar Escandon will have Russell Mora as its referee. Mora was selected at Thursday’s meeting of the Nevada Athletic Commission. Russell v...Read More

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

Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs) is looking to start off 2016 in a very big way. Before he can get to that point, he must return his WBC featherweight championship on November 14. Russell will make ...Read More

Photos: Gary Russell Jr. is Working Hard For Escandon

WASHINGTON, D.C. -Beltway-area native Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs) held a media workout at The Enigma Boxing Club in Capital Heights, MD on Tuesday as he prepares for his championship bout on Nove...Read More

Gary Russell: I'll Need My Whole Arsenal For Escandon

LAS VEGAS - Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs) will make the first defense of his WBC Featherweight World Title when he takes on Oscar Escandón (24-2, 16 KOs) in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® main ev...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza Reveals Loaded Fall Schedule

In a year that marked a golden era for boxing content as well as the highest grossing event in the sport’s history, Showtime is prepared to end its year the same way it began – with a bang. There ...Read More

Sonsona Bails on Camp, Gary Russell Jr. is Fight Off

Marvin “Marvelous” Sonsona, the talented southpaw from General Santos City, has lost a chance to fight for the WBC world featherweight title against champion Gary Russell of the United States followin...Read More

Gary Russell Jr.-Oscar Escandon in Play For October 24

According to sources in Colombia, Oscar Escandon (24-2, 16KOs) will challenge Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15KOs) for the WBC featherweight championship on October 24th in a Showtime televised fight. A...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Defends on October 24 on Showtime

According to Showtime Sports head Stephen Espinoza, WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs) will defend his title against an opponent to be announced on October 24th. Russell ca...Read More

“Fighting Words” — Santa Cruz-Russell Drumbeat Begins

by David P. Greisman - Leo Santa Cruz had just fought and won against by far the most accomplished opponent he’d ever faced. Nevertheless, it didn’t take too long after this victory over Abner Mares f...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. on Mares vs. Santa Cruz, Lomachenko II

Tampa, Florida - Gary Russell, Jr. (26-1, 15 KO’s) wants to defend his world title that he won over Jhnonny Gonzalez in the coming months. The future seems to be bright with the amount of fighters tha...Read More

Video: Gary Russell Jr. on Santa Cruz vs. Mares, More

TAMPA - Victor Salazar is live on the scene for Saturday's card, when Premier Boxing Champions debuts on ESPN at USF Sun Dome in Tampa. Salazar speak with WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr., ...Read More

Andres Gutierrez Sets His Target on Gary Russell Jr.

Andres "Jaguar" Gutierrez (31-0-1, 22KOs) is climbing up the ranks and has his sights firmly focused on gold. The young 21-year-old boxer is facing Jhon Gemino (12-3) in Acapulco, Mexico. The fight wi...Read More