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Gary Russell vs. Tugstsogt Nyambayar Ordered By WBC

Wednesday morning at the WBC’s 57th annual convention at the Grand Oasis Cancun was devoted mainly to ratings.
 
The afternoon assembly meeting was devoted to mandatory defenses.
 
Featherweight: Champion Gary Russell Jr. (United States)
Russell was ordered to make his mandatory defense against No. 1 ranked mandatory challenger Tugstsogt Nyambayar of Mongolia/U.S.A.

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Super Bantamweight: Champion Rey Vargas
Vargas made a mandatory defense on July 13, 2019, and is currently in a voluntary stage.
 
Bantamweight: Champion Nordine Oubaali (France)
Oubaali won the vacant title and is required to make two mandatory defenses. The first is scheduled for November 7 against WBC interim champion Takuma Inoue of Japan. No. 1 ranked mandatory challenger Luis Nery of Mexico has accepted a fight against No. 5 ranked Emmanuel Rodriguez of Puerto Rico on November 23.
 
Super Flyweight: Champion Juan Francisco Estrada (Mexico)
Estrada is scheduled to fight WBA champion Kal Yafai of Great Britain in a unification bout in January, with the date to be announced. No. 1 ranked Srisaket Sor Rungvisai of Thailand was approved as the mandatory challenger.
 
Flyweight: Championship Vacant
No. 1 ranked Julio Cesar Martinez of Mexico is scheduled to fight No. 2 ranked Cristofer Rosales of Nicaragua for the vacant title on December 20. A final eliminator was ordered between No. 3 ranked Junto Nakatani of Japan and No. 4 ranked McWilliams Arroyo of Puerto Rico to determine the first mandatory challenger.
 
Light Flyweight: Ken Shiro (Japan)
Shiro is scheduled to fight IBF champion Felix Alvarado of Nicaragua in a unification bout on December 23. Shiro made a mandatory defense on July 12, 2019, and is currently in a voluntary stage.
 
Minimumweight: Champion Wanheng Menayothin (Thailand)
Menayothin is scheduled to make a mandatory defense against No. 1 ranked Simpiwe Koncko of South Africa on October 25.

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Comment by Squ□redCircle34 on 10-24-2019

Looks like Gary “Leo’s Bîtçh” Russell jr is getting blacklisted outta of fights cuz Haymon knows he would whoop his favorites! That man should’ve took his pride to the side and kicked it out and signed with Hearns when he…

Comment by anonymous2.0 on 10-24-2019

I propose a new law in boxing, the Gary Russell Jr Law Gary Russell Jr Law: The closer Gary Russell Jr is to a scheduled fight date the more he'll mention Leo Santa Cruz. Once the date has passed the…

Comment by Santa_ on 10-24-2019

Meh, decent fight.

Comment by sicko on 10-24-2019

I been joking for months that Gary will make his annual once a year appearance in 2020 vs King Tug and well I guess it is official That big fight and big pay day is never happening for Gary if…

Comment by _Rexy_ on 10-24-2019

About damn time. I've been waiting for this since Tug won the spot like....10 months ago.

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