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 Last update:  2/5/2014       Read more by David P. Greisman         
   
Lamar Russ Moving Down to Junior Middleweight
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by David P. Greisman

About two months after Lamar Russ lost a unanimous decision to middleweight contender Matthew Macklin, Russ has announced that he will be leaving the 160-pound division behind in favor of the 154-pound weight class.

“We feel that we can make a big difference in the division,” Russ wrote on Facebook on Wednesday evening.

Macklin outpointed Russ, who came in as a late replacement for Willie Nelson on the Dec. 7 televised undercard to the HBO show featuring Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Joseph Agbeko and James Kirkland vs. Glen Tapia.

That loss put the 27-year-old at 14-1 with 7 knockouts. According to BoxRec, his entire pro career has been fought between middleweight and super middleweight, with Russ weighing in as low as 159 for Macklin and as high as 165 for a couple of bouts in 2010.

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comment by HardSciFi, on 02-06-2014
Despite not winning many rounds vs Macklin, I felt he showed some promise. I also agree that his frame seems kind of big (long mainly) to fight at 154.

comment by deanrw, on 02-05-2014
He is even kind of gangly at 160, 154 he will be a pretzel. I still consider him a decent prospect though. Dibella should get him more fights.

comment by Hougigo, on 02-05-2014
Lets see if he fights Willie Nelson

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