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Who Will Gervonta Davis Fight Next? Assessing His Options At 130, 135 Pounds

Who Will Gervonta Davis Fight Next? Assessing His Options At 130, 135 Pounds

By Keith Idec - Floyd Mayweather wouldn’t even entertain a question about Gervonta Davis’ potential opponents Saturday night. It wasn’t the appropriate time, according to Davis’ prominent promoter, to...

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Nyambayar: I Had A Sprained Ankle Against Gary Russell; I'd Love A Rematch

Tugstsogt Nyambayar believes his fight against Gary Russell Jr. would’ve unfolded differently had he not been limited by a sprained right ankle. The featherweight contender revealed Thursday during a ...

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Hearn: Gary Russell, Yuriorkis Gamboa Are Targets for Devin Haney Return

Eddie Hearn says Gary Russell Jr and Yuriorkis Gamboa are both targets for the return of WBC World Lightweight champion Devin Haney in November, live on DAZN. Haney (24-0 15 KOs) is raring to return t...

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Haney, Russell Jr. Exchange War Of Words; Devin Declares Fight Contract Is Delivered

WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. seems to be swinging above his weight of late, demanding to take on all challengers from welterweight Terrence Crawford, and junior lightweight Gervonta Dav...

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Lerato Dlamini Feels Ready For Gary Russell Jr. Title Clash

WBC Silver featherweight champion Lerato Dlamini believes he’s ready to take the next big step in his career as he looks to earn an opportunity for a world title. Dlamini (14-1, 7KOs) has steadily cli...

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Warrington: Gary Russell is There For The Taking, Xu Can Fight Would Be Memorable

IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington has very high hopes for the level of drama in a potential clash with WBA champion Xu Can. A fight between Warrington and Can was close to being finalized bef...

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Magdaleno: I Can Overpower Gary Russell; I Pack More Punch Than Him

Jessie Magdaleno doesn’t merely believe that he can become a two-weight world champion. The Las Vegas native is confident he can accomplish that feat by beating the best featherweight in boxing. Magda...

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Shakur Stevenson: Me And Gary Russell Jr. Would Be A Hell Of A Fight

There is a part of Shakur Stevenson that still holds out hope for a long-desired showdown with fellow unbeaten featherweight titlist Josh Warrington. With the 22-year old from Newark, New Jersey threa...

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Malignaggi: I’d Rather See Santa Cruz-Russell Than Santa Cruz-Davis

Paulie Malignaggi admires Leo Santa Cruz’s ambition. The Showtime analyst is impressed by Santa Cruz’s insistence on fighting a younger, stronger Gervonta Davis in a weight class that’s not optimal fo...

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Santa Cruz: If Tank Doesn't Want To Fight, My Second Option Is Gary Russell

Like every other boxer in present day, Leo Santa Cruz is unsure of when he will return to the ring. What he remains certain of, is the short list of high-profile opponents he plans to face once the sp...

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Russell: Lomachenko Shouldn't Be Number One P4P; Got Gift Against Me

Vasiliy Lomachenko-Teofimo Lopez is one of the fights Gary Russell Jr. is most interested in watching when the boxing business gets back to normal. If Lopez beats Lomachenko, however, the long-reignin...

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Warrington: I See Many Things To Expose With Gary Russell; He's There For The Taking

Josh Warrington’s promoter isn’t as sure as Warrington that Gary Russell Jr. is the right opponent for him. Nevertheless, the unbeaten IBF featherweight title-holder is completely confident in his abi...

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Stevenson: Gary Russell Ain't No Punk; I Don't Think He's Ducking Me

NEW YORK – If you push promotional and network affiliations aside, Gary Russell Jr.-Shakur Stevenson obviously is one of the most appealing fights that can be made within the featherweight division. N...

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Warrington: Xu Fight Will Be More Exciting Than Stevenson, Russell

IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington expects a full blown war when he collides in the ring with WBA "regular" champion Xu Can. Because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there is no set date f...

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Gary Russell: WBC Naming Franchise Champs Manipulates, Hides Fighters

ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania – Gary Russell Jr. has proudly represented the WBC for nearly five years as its featherweight champion. He considers the Mexico City-based sanctioning organization’s championsh...

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Russell: It'll Take Gervonta To 'Grow Some Nuts' For Fight To Happen

ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania – Gary Russell Jr. was blunt when asked early Sunday morning what it’ll take for Gervonta Davis to agree to fight him. Russell particularly took exception to a statement from D...

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Russell: Nyambayar Still Can Become World Champion, Just Like Jo Jo Diaz

ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania – Gary Russell Jr. walked away from his fight against Tugstsogt Nyambayar with the same feeling he had after he beat Joseph Diaz Jr. Russell out-boxed Nyambayar, too, but the p...

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Gary Russell vs. Tugstsogt Nyambayar - CompuBox Punch Stats

WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell out-speeded and out-foxed the determined mandatory challenger King Tug Nyambayar, who did better in the second half but still couldn't make up for the early def...

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Gary Russell: I Want Loma Rematch For Myself; Not Fans, Not Media

ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania – A showdown with Gervonta Davis is the lightweight fight on which Gary Russell Jr. is most focused at the moment. Russell is very confident he’d become the first fighter to de...

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Gary Russell: If I Have To Move Up For Top Fights - I'll Do It!

WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. successfully defended his title by winning a unanimous decision over mandatory challenger Tugstsogt Nyambayar live on SHOWTIME Saturday night in a Pre...

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