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Gary Russell Jr: Lomachenko Still Fights Like an Amateur

When BoxingScene.com spoke to Gary Russell Jr. last month, he hadn't yet watched all of Vasyl Lomachenko's loss to Orlando Salido. What he did see, though, didn't leave him impressed. "From the lit...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. – Ready to Answer Destiny’s Call

By Thomas Gerbasi - Gary Russell Jr. used to be the worst interview in boxing. In his defense, he was just a teenager, better with his fists in the ring than with Bernard Hopkins-esque soliloquies out...Read More

Arum Talks Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Gary Russell Jr.

June 21 will bring a highly rare occasion — a Top Rank fighter on a card put on by Golden Boy Promotions. On that day, Vasyl Lomachenko will face Gary Russell Jr. for a vacant featherweight world titl...Read More

Russell Sees Lomachenko Bout as Crack in Cold War Cycle

For years, boxing’s version of the Cold War – the ongoing rivalry between Top Rank and fighters with Golden Boy Promotions, adviser Al Haymon or both – have crippled progress and denied many boxers th...Read More

WBO Rules in Favor of Lomachenko in Purse Split Edge

We are asked by Golden Boy Promotions to resolve a dispute which has arisen between the parties— that is to say Golden Boy and Top Rank— with respect to the boxing match between Gary Russell, Jr. and ...Read More

Russell: Lomachenko will be a lot easier than people think

Gary Russell Jr. (24-0, 14KOs) is preparing his first world title opportunity, a bout against two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko (1-1, 1KO) for the vacant World Boxing Organization feathe...Read More

Lomachenko vs. Russell Purse Split To Be Examined

The WBO's purse split for Gary Russell vs. Vasyl Lomachenko will have to be examined, according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer. Last week, Golden Boy won the promotional rights with a b...Read More

Lomachenko's Manager: We're Ready For Gary Russell

Last Friday, a purse bid was held to define a hosting party for an intriguing match-up between two former Olympians: local American standout Gary Russell Jr. (24-0, 14 KOs) and Ukrainian superstar Vas...Read More

Video: Gary Russell Jr. Pumped For Lomachenko Bout

Bill "Two Scoops" Emes catches up with undefeated featherweight contender Gary Russell Jr. to discuss his upcoming mandatory showdown with two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko for the ...Read More

Lomachenko-Russell: Golden Boy Wins The Purse Bid

According to the World Boxing Organization, Golden Boy Promotions beat Top Rank in today's purse bid, earning the right to promote the fight between Gary Russell and Vasyl Lomachenko for the vacant WB...Read More

Lomachenko-Russell Bout is Ordered By The WBO

The World Boxing Organization has ordered Gary Russell Jr. (24-0, 14 KOs), the WBO's mandatory challenger, and number 5 ranked Vasyl Lomachenko (1-1) to fight each other for the vacant WBO featherweig...Read More

Mares: Not Sure Gary Russell Would Face Lomachenko

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Former three division world champion Abner Mares is not confident that Gary Russell Jr. would accept a fight with two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko - even with...Read More

Schaefer: Lomachenko Would Have To Face Gary Russell

Reacting to reports that Vasyl Lomachenko (1-1, 1KOs) will be granted an immediate shot at the vacant WBO featherweight crown, Golden Boy Promotions CEO, Richard Schaefer, told BoxingScene.com that hi...Read More

Lomachenko: Salido Decision Was Fair, I Blame Myself

Last Saturday night in San Antonio, Vasyl Lomachenko (1-1, 1 KO or 7-1, 1KO to others) made a very ambitious move by taking a significant step up in competition by taking on three-time and reigning wo...Read More

Salido Ready For 130: Lomachenko Can Still Be Champ

Ciudad, Obregon, Mexico - Former champion Orlando Salido (41-12-2, 28KOs), upon his return to Mexico, reflected on Saturday's victory over two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomacenko (1-1, 1KO)...Read More

Video: Arum on Lomachenko's Loss, Chavez's Victory

David P. Greisman catches up with Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum, who discusses the recent twelve round decision victory by Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. over Bryan Vera, the future layout for Chavez, his thoughts ...Read More

“Fighting Words” — A Crash Course for Vasyl Lomachenko

by David P. Greisman - There are reasons why situations such as Saturday’s are so rare — and such uncommon circumstances are why so much marketing hype was put behind the fight between featherweight t...Read More

Salido-Lomachenko: Examining The Scorecards

Vasyl Lomachenko has only lost two boxing matches ever — one in his amateur career, and now one early into his pro career, after his split decision defeat to Orlando Salido on the undercard to the Jul...Read More

Photos: Chavez Beats Vera, Salido Shocks Lomachenko

Former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. unanimously outpointed Bryan Vera in a super middleweight rematch Saturday night at the Alamodome, rebounding from perhap...Read More

Arum Blasts Refereeing in Salido-Lomachenko

Promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank joined the chorus of critics blasting oft-derided referee Laurence Cole for his officiating in Orlando Salido’s split decision win over Vasyl Lomachenko this past Saturda...Read More