Found November 11, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Unbeaten featherweight contender and 2008 United States Olympian Gary Russell Jr., capped off “The Night of the Olympians” in dazzling style with a brutal third-round knockout win over Roberto Castaneda in the main event Friday on ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME® from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. In a candidate for Knockout of the Year, the talented southpaw Russell (21-0, 13 KO’s), of Capitol Heights, Md., impressively finished Castaneda (20-3-1, 15 KO’s) of Mexicali, Mexico, with a picturesque, perfectly placed right-hook to the chin at 1:25 of the round. Super middleweight Terrell Gausha, of Cleveland, Ohio, scored three knockdowns en route to a second-round stoppage over Dustin Caplinger (2-4, 1 KO) of Chillicothe, Ohio; southpaw junior middleweight Errol Spence Jr., of Desoto, Texas, finished Jonathan Garcia (3-4, 1 KO), of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, in the third round; left-handed cruiserweight Marcus Browne, of Staten Island, N.Y., celebrated his...

3 punch combo: Abner Mares impresses, Gary Russell rising, Broner vs. DeMarco preview

In this week’s three punch combo I will first examine where Abner Mares fits in the pound for pound rankings following his performance on Saturday night against Anselmo Moreno.  Next, I will look ahead to Adrien Broner’s big test on Saturday against Antonio DeMarco.  And finally, I will examine the career development of Gary Russell Jr. and his next moves following another...

Night of the Olympians weigh-in results & photos

The 12 fighters who will compete on “Night of the Olympians” on Friday, Nov. 9 on a special edition of ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) made weight on their first attempts Thursday at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. In the ShoBox 10-round main event, unbeaten featherweight contender and 2008 United States...
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