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Gary Russell-Jhonny Gonzalez: Post-Fight Report Card

Talent trumped experience. The protected was protected no more. The battle-tested veteran was vanquished. When it is a fighter’s turn to arrive at their moment, when the right cross section of ...Read More

Russell-Gonzalez Average Just Over 500K Viewers

Fighting in his first Showtime headliner, Gary Russell claimed his first major title in the pro ranks with a 4th round knockout of Jhonny Gonzalez at The Palms in Las Vegas. The bout headlined the Mar...Read More

Russell’s KO Creates New 20-something Dynasty at 126

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Will the real Gary Russell Jr. please stand up? Is the 26-year-old still the athletically gifted but technically outmatched wannabe he portrayed nine months ago in a not-nearl...Read More

Gary Russell's Success Story Seven Years in The Making

By Jake Donovan - Gary Russell Jr. had been waiting since the morning of opening round competition at the 2008 Beijing Olympics to have the chance at making the world stand up and take notice at his i...Read More

Russell: I Don't Think He Recovered From First Knockdown

LAS VEGAS – After coming close to world championship glory in 2014, Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs), a former United States amateur standout, delivered on his promise in impressive fashion Saturday ni...Read More

Russell Easily Stops Jhonny Gonzalez, Wins WBC Gold

The Pearl, Palms Casino, Las Vegas - The second time is the charm. After losing out in his WBO world title fight last year with Vasyl Lomachenko, Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15KOs) blew out Jhonny Gonzale...Read More

Russell Blames Exhaustion For Lomachenko Performance

Gary Russell Jr. has felt fresher and stronger in the days leading up to his second title shot than he did during the buildup before he lost to Vasyl Lomachenko nine months ago. Russell believes th...Read More

Jhonny Gonzalez-Gary Russell: BScene Staff Predictions

Jhonny Gonzalez returns to the city that played host to his last defeat, while Gary Russell Jr. looks to exorcise the demons still lingering from last year’s letdown versus Vasyl Lomachenko, his lone ...Read More

Gonzalez-Russell, Vanes-Charlo: Breadman's Breakdown

The Gary Russell vs. Jhonny Gonzalez matchup is intriguing because everyone keeps referencing what Vasyl Lomanchenko did to Russell last year. But Lomanchenko is a once in a decade type of talent. ...Read More

Video: Malignaggi Talks Ring Return, SHO Card, More

Las Vegas, Nevada - Ryan Burton catches up with former champion Paulie Malignaggi to discuss Saturday's clash between WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez and once-beaten challenger Gary Russell...Read More

Jhonny Gonzalez-Gary Russell: Pre-Report Card

by Cliff Rold - Talent versus experience. Battle tested versus protected. These are the dimensions of an intriguing clash in one of boxing’s hottest divisions on Saturday night (Showtime, 10 PM...Read More

Video: Jhonny Gonzalez Ready For Battle With Russell

Ryan Burton catches up with WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez to discuss Saturday's clash with once-beaten challenger Gary Russell Jr., which takes place at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resor...Read More

Video/Photos: Gonzalez-Russell, Charlo-Vanes Weigh-In

On Saturday evening at The Palms in Las Vegas, Jhonny Gonzalez defends his WBC featherweight championship versus Gary Russell Jr. SHOWTIME will televise the event, its first since agreeing to a deal t...Read More

Weights From Las Vegas: Gonzalez 125, Russell 125.75

On Saturday evening at The Palms in Las Vegas, Jhonny Gonzalez defends his WBC featherweight championship versus Gary Russell Jr. SHOWTIME will televise the event, its first since agreeing to a deal t...Read More

Video: Nacho Beristain on Gonzalez-Russell, Marquez

Ryan Burton catches up with trainer Nacho Beristain to discuss Saturday's clash between WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez and challenger Gary Russell Jr., which takes place at The Pearl at Pa...Read More

Video: Gary Russell Jr. Eager To Snatch Gonzalez's Belt

Ryan Burton catches up with Gary Russell to discuss his Saturday's collision with WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez, which takes place at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and wil...Read More

Photos: Gonzalez-Russell, Charlo-Vanes Go Face To Face

LAS VEGAS - Two days before their important fights live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT), this Saturday, March 28, hard-hitting WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez, 2008 U.S. Olympian ...Read More

Video: Gonzalez-Russell, Vanes-Charlo Final Presser

Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Gary Russell takes place at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and will air live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT). In the co-main event, Jermell Charlo takes on Vanes...Read More

Gonzalez vs. Russell Jr. Full Undercard Announced

LAS VEGAS (March 26, 2015) - The excellent night of fights featuring WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez (57-8, 48 KOs)defending his title against highly regarded contender Gary Russell J...Read More

Jhonny Gonzalez's Motivation Fueled By SHO Headliner

By Jake Donovan - From the outside looking in, it’s hard to imagine many believing that a 14-4 fighter—who’d lost his first two pro fights and wasn’t exactly turning heads—would pan out to enjoy succe...Read More