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Mares calls Gary Russell best at 126 over Santa Cruz, Frampton

Three-division champion Abner Mares said he believes left-handed WBC 126-pound champion Gary Russell is better than WBA “super” and WBO interim counterparts Leo Santa Cruz and Carl Frampton during Sat...Read More

Frampton Willing To Return To U.S. For Leo Santa Cruz Trilogy

Two-division and WBO interim featherweight champion Carl Frampton called left-handed WBC counterpart Gary Russell Jr. “a terrific fighter” and “certainly one of, if not, the best featherweights in the...Read More

Santa Cruz: To Prove I'm The Best at 126 - I Have To Beat Russell

LOS ANGELES – Leo Santa Cruz had a big victory this year – a unanimous decision in his rematch with Abner Mares in June – and that’s it. He will have fought only that one time in 2018, which doesn’t s...Read More

Frampton Open To Gary Russell, Smiles at Warrington's Style

Two division world champion Carl Frampton (26-1, 15 KOs) is hungry to reclaim a world title. He gets the opportunity on December 22, when he faces undefeated IBF featherweight world champion Josh Warr...Read More

Gary Russell vs. Leo Santa Cruz is Ordered By The WBC

The WBC ordered the best featherweight fight that can be made in boxing during its annual convention Wednesday in Kiev, Ukraine. The Mexico City-based sanctioning organization announced that its feath...Read More

Video: Gary Russell Jr. Talks Santa Cruz Fight, Tank vs. Farmer

Gary Russell Video Interview - Former world champion Andre Berto (32-5, 24 KOs) won a back-and-forth fight by split decision Saturday night against fellow former champion Devon Alexander (27-4-1, 14 K...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz More Than Ready For Oscar Valdez, Gary Russell

Leo Santa Cruz (35-1-1, 19 KOs) has not yet finished digesting the rematch victory he had last month against division rival Abner Mares in Los Angeles, and he is already excited about the possibility ...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz: I Want Gary Russell Jr. Next - I Want To Unify!

Leo Santa Cruz defended his WBA Featherweight World Championship by winning a unanimous decision against four-division world champion Abner Mares in their rematch Saturday night on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSH...Read More

Santa Cruz-Mares Winner May Become Mandatory To Russell

In addition to fighting for the World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight title, Mexicans Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares will practically have a WBC eliminator on Saturday night at Staples Center i...Read More

Santa Cruz: Hopefully I'll Get My Rematch With Gary Russell Jr.

Leo Santa Cruz’s rematch with Abner Mares isn’t the only one on the featherweight champion’s mind. Santa Cruz obviously isn’t overlooking Mares, his opponent June 9 in Los Angeles. But if Santa Cruz c...Read More

CompuBox: Inside The Numbers - Stevenson-Jack, Russell-Diaz

INSIDE THE NUMBERS - 5/19 SHOWTIME - ADONIS STEVENSON D 12 BADOU JACK -- GARY RUSSELL W 12 JO JO DIAZ - WBC Light Heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson and former two-division world champion Ba...Read More

Gary Russell: I Want To Unify Next or Move Up in Weight

WBC featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr.is looking for more gold after Saturday's win over mandatory challenger Joseph Diaz in their twelve round battle at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland...Read More

Joseph Diaz Has No Excuses: Gary Russell a Tremendous Fighter

At MGM National Harbor in Maryland, Gary Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 KOs) defeated mandatory challenger Joseph "JoJo" Diaz Jr. (26-1, 14 KOs). Russell won his fight via unanimous decision, 115-113 and 117-...Read More

Gary Russell vs. Joseph Diaz - CompuBox Punch Stats

A matter of quantity over accuracy in a pulsating title fight, for while the final numbers were close in terms of connects (199-192 overall), Gary Russell's output trumped Joseph Diaz's accuracy as Ru...Read More

Photos: Gary Russell Shows His Class To Defeat Joseph Diaz

Gary Russell, Joseph Diaz Fight Photos Gallery - In the main event from MGM National Harbor in Maryland, it was a tactical and hard fought battle of two former U.S. Olympians as Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 ...Read More

Gary Russell Decisions a Game Joseph Diaz, Retains WBC Title

MGM Grand Harbor, Maryland - In a battle of former United States Olympians, Gary Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Joseph Diaz (26-1, 14 KOs) ...Read More

Gary Russell vs. Joseph Diaz - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

Russell, Diaz Scorecard BoxingScene Live - WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. and unbeaten top contender Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference ...Read More

Gary Russell vs. Joseph Diaz - CompuBox Historical Review

WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell averaged 32.7 jabs per round, but landed just 15%. Russell opponents landed just 7.8 power shots per round and just 28%. Joseph Diaz, making a huge step up in c...Read More

Gary Russell: I'll Be Disappointed With Myself If Diaz Goes Distance

Each of Gary Russell Jr.’s three WBC featherweight title fights have resulted in technical-knockout victories. The confident champion will be disappointed if he doesn’t extend that streak against Jose...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. - Stats & Stakes

US Olympians collide. Gary Russell never actually made it into the Olympic ring in 2008 but he made and traveled with the team. Diaz advanced one round before a tough loss in 2012. Both men came home ...Read More