Gary Russell's previous 8 opponents landed 28.7% of their power punches. Mark Magsayo landed 41% of his power punches (140 of 340).
Russell averaged 37 jabs thrown per round coming into this bout, but a right shoulder injury caused him to stop throwing his jab.
Despite Russell not landing a jab from round 4 on, he still landed more total jabs (11) than Magsayo (10). Russell fought the majority of the fight with one arm and was only able to throw 27 punches per round, a far cry from his usual average of 72 punches thrown per round.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. - For the WBC featherweight championship, undefeated mandatory challenger Mark Magsayo (24-0, 16 KOs) pulled off a major upset with a twelve round majority decision over Gary Russell Jr. (31-2-1, 18 KOs), who seemed to have a right shoulder injury and was coming off a near two-year layoff.
The scores were 114-114, 115-113, 115-113 for Magsayo.
Russell was boxing's longest reigning world champion.