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J.R. RUSSELL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Russell Jr. Crowned “The New” , Charlo Scores Narrow Win

LAS VEGAS — If there were any doubts about Gary Russell Jr.’s power going into last night’s bout, he’s hoping at least a few of his detractors were swayed. At the Palm’s Resort and Casino, Russell Jr. defeated defending champion Johnny Gonzalez by forth round technical knockout. An impressive reappearance after suffering his first defeat at the hands of two-time Olympic...
Via BadCulture
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Results & photos: Gary Russell TKOs Jhonny Gonzalez; Jermell Charlo edges Vanes Martirosyan

Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs) delivered on his promise in impressive fashion Saturday night, knocking out defending champion Jhonny Gonzalez (57-9, 48 KOs), of Mexico City, in the fourth round in the main event of a Showtime doubleheader promoted by DiBella Entertainment at The Pearl Theater at Palms Casino Resort. In the co-feature on Showtime, undefeated Jermell ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Gonzalez-Russell & Charlo-Martirosyan final presser photos, quotes, video

This Saturday, March 28, Jhonny Gonzalez, 2008 U.S. Olympian meetsGary Russell Jr., and undefeated super welterweight Jermell Charlo clashes with once-beaten super welterweight Vanes Martirosyan. The final press conference at The Pearl Theater at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas was hosted on Thursday, take a look at the photos and quotes here. In this video, Al Bernstein...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Jr. To Face Martin Saturday 12/20 On ShoExtreme

GARY RUSSELL JR. TO FACE CHRISTOPHER MARTIN IN NEW CO-FEATURE THIS SATURDAY, DEC. 20, ON SHOWTIME BOXING on SHOWTIME EXTREME®   Interim WBA Featherweight World Champion Jesus Cuellar Defends Against Ruben Tamayo in Main Event; Unbeaten Prospect Julian Williams Will Now Meet Jamar Freeman at Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Wash.   Quadrupleheader Begins at 10 p.m. ET/PT, Live...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Russell Jr. agrees to a point with fans who say Lomachenko has faced better competition

Gary Russell Jr. will co-main event this weekend at The Stub Hub Center against Vasyl Lomachenko in a match-up that is probably the most intriguing of the Showtime triple-header this Saturday. The card will feature match-ups between Devon Alexander and Jesus Soto-Karass as well as Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai. You can say that with the other two match-ups there is a clear...
Via Fight Hub TV
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Russell Jr. “I’m A Fighter”

CARSON, CA - On Saturday, June 21st, Gary Russell Jr enters the ring against his toughest opponent to date 2-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko and is the latest subject in Showtime’s on-going web series, “I’m a fighter.” ***** The highly touted Gary Russell Jr., won the 2005 National Golden Gloves Championship at the age of 16. Despite his success as an amateur...
Via BadCulture
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Russell vs Vasyl Lomachenko & Devon Alexander vs. Jesus Soto-Karass pre-fight quotes

Next weekend, Gary Russell takes on Vasyl Lomachenko, and Devon Alexander goes up against Jesus Soto-Karass, in the two supporting bouts to Robert Guerrero's ring return, all three of which are televised as part of a Showtime tripleheader. Check out a huge collection of pre-fight conference call quotes from Russell, Lomachenko, Alexander and Soto-Karass. Jesus Soto Karass Good afternoon...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Gary Russell I Am a Fighter feature from Showtime

Gary Russell Jr. has been one of the most talked about prospects and hopefuls in boxing for years. But after seeming poised to breakthrough to the top of the sport some two or three years ago, he has fallen off the map. Now though, he gets to face the two-fight pro veteran, but all-time great amateur, Vasyl Lomachenko. In this video from Showtime Boxing, you'll learn more about Russell...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Russell Jr. Now In Line For WBO Title Shot

Now the moves begin… The WBO featherweight title is now vacant after Orlando Salido was forced to relinquish it after failing to make weight for his match-up against Vasyl Lomachenko in San Antonio this past weekend. As a result, Gary Russell Jr. (24-0, 14 KOs) is now the WBO #1 contender in the featherweight division. Russell will be fighting for the now vacant WBO featherweight...
Via BadCulture
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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