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Russell-Escandon Rescheduled for May 20 at MGM National Harbor

As expected, Gary Russell Jr.’s return from a long layoff has been rescheduled for May 20. Russell will make a mandatory defense of his WBC world featherweight title that night against interim champio...Read More

Russell-Escandon Could Be Rescheduled for May 20 or May 27

NEW YORK – Gary Russell Jr.’s year-long layoff likely will come to an end May 20 or May 27. Showtime executive Stephen Espinoza said that the Russell-Oscar Escandon featherweight title fight probably ...Read More

Escandon Injured; Russell Fight, 3/11 Showtime Card Postponed

Gary Russell Jr. will have to wait a little longer to fight again. The WBC world featherweight champion’s lengthy layoff, already approaching a year, was extended Tuesday because the opponent he was s...Read More

Gary Russell Aims To 'Clean Out' 126, Wants Lomachenko Revenge

Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KOs) is aiming to unify the featherweight division after he makes the third defence of his WBC crown on the Adrien Broner undercard on February 18th. ...Read More

Ruben Guerrero: We Want Biggest Fights for Oscar Escandon

Oscar Escandon has spent about a year now with trainer Ruben Guerrero, who is better known as the father and trainer of welterweight Robert Guerero. The past year has gone from a low — losing an in...Read More

Robinson Castellanos: I Gave It My All In Escandon Loss

Early on, it looked as if the journey of, well, journeyman turned fringe contender Robinson Castellanos was on course for an interim world title victory. He’d knocked Oscar Escandon down in the second...Read More

Oscar Escandon: I Sacrificed A Lot For Win Over Castellanos

Oscar Escandon had to go through training camp twice just to fight once. First his bout with featherweight titleholder Gary Russell Jr. last year was called off less than two weeks from fight night af...Read More

Oscar Escandon Stops Robinson Castellanos, Gains WBC Shot

Washington, DC - In a bout competitive only briefly, 31-year old featherweight Oscar Escandon (25-2, 17 KO), 126, of Tolima, Colombia, came off the floor in the second to break down and knock out 33-y...Read More

Photos: Luis Ortiz, Tony Thompson, Ali, Vargas Ready For Battle

Luis Ortiz is set for his fourth fight in a span of just nine months as he takes on veteran heavyweight Tony Thompson. Their non-title fight takes place Saturday evening at the D.C. Armory in Washingt...Read More

Photos: Luis Ortiz-Tony Thompson, Ali-Vargas Go Face To Face

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Fighters featured on the March 5 HBO Boxing After Dark telecast shared their final thoughts ahead of Saturday's fights at the final press conference today in Washington, D.C. WBA I...Read More

De La Hoya Expects Castellanos To Give His All With Escandon

LOS ANGELES - After a thrilling victory over perennial contender Rocky Juarez to win the WBC Silver Featherweight title and a mandatory shot at the world title, Robinson "Robin Hood" Castellanos (23-1...Read More

Video: Oscar Escandon Talks Castellanos WBC Eliminator, More

The World Boxing Council has approved a bout for the WBC interim-featherweight championship between Robinson Castellanos (21-10, 13KOs) of Mexico and Colombian contender Oscar Escandon (24-2, 16KOs). ...Read More

Castellanos-Escandon Eliminator Eyed For February Date

According to the camp of Mexican fighter Robinson Castellanos, his fight against Colombian contender Oscar Escandon will reportedly take place during the month of February, in a battle for the interim...Read More

WBC: Canelo-Golovkin Deadline Extended To Dec. 11

The World Boxing Council has been in continuous communications with the representatives and promoters of WBC World Middleweight Champion Saul Alvarez and WBC Interim Middleweight Champion Gennady Golo...Read More

Escandon-Castellanos Approved For WBC Interim Clash

The World Boxing Council has approved a bout for the WBC interim-featherweight championship between Robinson Castellanos (21-10, 13KOs) of Mexico and Colombian contender Oscar Escandon (24-2, 16KOs). ...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

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