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Photos: Gary Russell Jr. Breaks Down, Stops Oscar Escandon

Russell vs. Escandon Fight Photos - National Harbor - From the MGM National Harbor "Mr." Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) had a successful homecoming in front of a nearly sold out crowd as he defended ...Read More

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

National Harbor - From the MGM National Harbor "Mr." Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) had a successful homecoming in front of a nearly sold out crowd as he defended his WBC Featherweight World title wi...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Drops, Stops Oscar Escandon in Seven Rounds

MGM NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) stopped mandatory challenger Oscar Escandon (25-3, 17 KOs) in the seventh round. Russell's fast hands were on displ...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Oscar Escandon - CompuBox Historical Review

In his last 4 fights, WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. threw 13 more jabs than feather average (landed just 15%). Russell opponents landed just 9.6 punches per round and just 6.5 power shot...Read More

Ruben Guerrero: Gary Russell Will Try To Run After Tasting Power

OXON HILL, Md. — As Gary Russell Jr. prepares to defend his WBC featherweight belt against Oscar Escandon on Saturday night, he refuses to be distracted by the surroundings at his first hometown pro f...Read More

Photos: Russell-Escandon, Dirrell-Uzcategui SHO Triple - Weigh-In

Russell vs. Escandon Photos Gallery of Weigh-In - Unlike the first fight Showtime will televise Saturday, there weren’t weight issues at the scale Friday in Oxon Hill, Maryland. All six boxers schedul...Read More

Gary Russell Jr., Oscar Escandon Make Weight for WBC Title Fight

Unlike the first fight Showtime will televise Saturday, there weren’t weight issues at the scale Friday in Oxon Hill, Maryland. All six boxers scheduled to participate in the final three fights of Sho...Read More

Gary Russell Jr: I Want Unification Next - Line Them All Up!

US southpaw Gary Russell defends his World Boxing Council featherweight crown Saturday against Colombia's Oscar Escandon but is looking at rival champions Lee Selby of Britain and Leo Santa Cruz. Russ...Read More

Photos: Gary Russell Jr, Oscar Escandon - Face To Face at Presser

Featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. and top challenger Oscar Escandon went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they square-off in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSH...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Firm on Goals: Unifications, Lomachenko - Twice

Gary Russell Jr. Firm on Goals: Unifications, Lomachenko - Twice

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Gary Russell Jr. admires Bernard Hopkins. But by no means does he want to be Bernard Hopkins. Even as a Saturday night defense against Oscar Escandon draws nearer, the WBC’s feat...Read More

Escandon: I Will Dig Deep, Impose My Will On Gary Russell Jr.

Top 126-pound challenger Oscar Escandon shares his thoughts on training camp and more ahead of his first world title opportunity against WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. Saturday, May 20 on...Read More

Photos: Oscar Escandon Putting in Work For Gary Russell Jr.

Oscar Escandon Training Camp Photos - WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. will make the second defense of his title when he faces top challenger Oscar Escandon Saturday, May 20 in the ma...Read More

Davis-Walsh, Russell-Escandon Showtime Split-Site Information

NEW YORK – America’s youngest world champion, Gervonta Davis, will make his first world title defense in the opening bout and featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. will make his mandatory worl...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Says a Rematch With Lomachenko is Personal

Gary Russell Jr. Says a Rematch With Lomachenko is Personal

By Thomas Gerbasi - Gary Russell Jr. may be the most patient man in boxing. So it was no surprise that he didn’t get rattled when the second defense of his WBC featherweight title against Oscar Escand...Read More

Video: Ruben Guerrero on Canelo-Chavez, Mayweather-McGregor

Ruben Guerrero Video Interview - Fighters on the undercard of Canelo vs. Chavez, Jr. hosted a press conference today at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino ahead of their bouts on Saturday, May 6. Co-main even...Read More

Escandon Vows To Shock Gary Russell Like Maidana Did Broner

BoxingScene.com recently caught up with interim WBC featherweight champion Oscar Escandon who faces full WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. on May 20th in Maryland. The fight will headline a ...Read More

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

Jermell Charlo, Gary Russell Mandatory Double Eyed For March 11

BoxingScene.com has been advised that a Showtime televised doubleheader is being targeted for March 11 in Washington, DC. The card would feature two mandatory defenses, which involve WBC junior middle...Read More