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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

Joseph Diaz: Gary Russell is Overlooking Me, Underestimated Me

The months of talk are finally over for Joseph "JoJo" Diaz (26-0, 14 KOs). For a long time, Diaz has openly predicted victory over the heavily favored WBC featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr....Read More

Gary Russell: Diaz Has Guts For Even Stepping in Ring With Me

Gary Russell Jr. was less dismissive of Joseph Diaz Jr. on Thursday than he was three weeks ago. During their first press conference at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, Russell made it seem...Read More

Photos: Gary Russell, Joseph Diaz - Ready For Battle at MGM

Russell, Diaz Weigh-In Photos Gallery - Adonis Stevenson and Badou Jack both predicted they would win the WBC Light Heavyweight World Championship by knockout as they were joined by all-time great Flo...Read More

Diaz After Weigh-In: I'll Be Bigger Man - Walk Down Gary Russell!

Joseph Diaz Jr.’s upper body shook as he flexed his muscles at a weigh-in Friday afternoon. The undefeated southpaw hopes to shake up the featherweight division Saturday night by beating Gary Russell ...Read More

Gary Russell May Move Up Following Joseph Diaz Fight

Gary Russell Jr. will make just the third defense of his WBC featherweight title in 25 months against unbeaten challenger Joseph Diaz on Saturday night. Win or lose, it might also be Russell's last. F...Read More