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Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz - The Ball is Already Rolling

Featherweight contender Joseph Diaz (25-0, 13 KO's) kicks off his 2018 by facing veteran, Victor Terrazas (38-4-2/21 KO's), on Thursday night at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Should...Read More

Porter, Russell, Joshua-Parker Also in Play For Showtime Schedule

While there were over two dozen boxers in attendance at Cipriani's in New York City on Wednesday as Showtime announced their upcoming boxing schedule, it doesn't mean that some of those who were absen...Read More

Joseph Diaz: I Want To Beat Gary Russell, Unify 126 By 2019

Joseph Diaz has already secured his shot at the WBC featherweight championship, and he hopes the World Boxing Council (WBC) will ensure that their champion, Gary Russell Jr., will fight him by this co...Read More

Joseph Diaz, Golden Boy To Enforce Gary Russell Mandatory Shot

Golden Boy Promotions announced on Friday morning that featherweight Joseph Diaz would be kicking off his 2018 campaign by facing veteran and former world champion Victor Terrazas on February 22nd at ...Read More

Gary Russell Will Have Voluntary, Then Must Face Joseph Diaz

WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) will make a voluntary defense of his world title on a date in February, according to World Boxing Council President Maurcio Sulaiman. However...Read More

Lomachenko: Gary Russell Really Doesn't Want a Rematch With Me

NEW YORK – One potential rematch for Vasyl Lomachenko was ruined Saturday night, but that didn’t stop him from taking questions about another. Orlando Salido, the only boxer to beat Lomachenko, retire...Read More

Gary Russell Jr: Will Golden Boy Promotions Let Diaz Fight Me?

Gary Russell Jr. wants to fight Joseph Diaz Jr. The WBC featherweight champion isn’t so sure the feeling is mutual. Russell questioned Tuesday night whether Diaz’s handlers at Golden Boy Promotions wi...Read More

Gary Russell vs. Joseph Diaz Will Be Next, Says WBC Prez

According to World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman, WBC featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) will have to make a mandatory defense against Joseph Diaz. Sulaiman ind...Read More

Oscar Valdez: I'm Not Afraid To Risk Record, I Want Gary Russell Jr.

Oscar Valdez is not afraid to lose his undefeated record and he's very keen to become the featherweight champion of the World Boxing Council. It is for this very reason that the current featherweight ...Read More

Gary Russell Jr: If No Big Fight at 126, I'm Moving Up To 130

WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) is a man on a mission - hungry for a big fight. If Russell is unable to secure a significant fight at 126-pounds, then he plans to move up to...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. - If No Unification Next, I Plan To Move Up

Gary Russell Jr. - If No Unification Next, I Plan To Move Up

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - To love Gary Russell Jr. is to love his contrasts. The soon-to-be 29-year-old went into a Saturday night date with Oscar Escandon fully expecting to beat his opponent, to look go...Read More

Big Changes at 108: BoxingScene Ratings Update

Super Middleweight: David Benavidez made a big time statement on Saturday, dominating and stopping veteran Rogelio Medina just one year after Medina gave James DeGale everything he could handle. Benav...Read More

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