J.R. RUSSELL RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

Boxer Gary Russell Jr Declines Offer to Sign with 50 Cent

Undefeated boxer Gary Russell Jr. has declined advances by rapper/promoter 50 Cent to join his SMS promotional boxing team. Russell has this to say about his interactions with 50 Cent: “Over the last few days, we’ve been getting a number of phone calls from 50 Cent. They want us to sign with their camp.” “I don’t have anything against his team, but we are not interested...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

UNBEATEN GARY RUSSELL JR. & VYACHESLAV GUSEV FINAL WORKOUT QUOTES

Showtime March 2nd.
Via Halestorm Sports
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Video Preview: Abril vs. Bogere & Russell vs. Gusev

On March 2nd, Showtime presents a card from Las Vegas headlined by Richard Abril vs. Sharif Bogere. It's a new location and a new headline event, as this was originally supposed to be a New York City card headlined by Daniel Ponce de Leon vs. Jayson Velez. Good thing there are still two nice fights to check out, so go ahead and take a peek at the video preview of the event below...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Ponce de Leon vs. Velez & Abril vs. Bogere official for Showtime March 2, Gary Russell also featured

The next chapter of the Mexico vs. Puerto Rico boxing rivalry will play out in the Big Apple on Saturday, March 2 when Mexico's Daniel Ponce De Leon defends his WBC Featherweight World Championship against Puerto Rico's latest knockout artist, Jayson Velez, in the main event from the legendary Apollo Theater in New York City live on Showtime Championship Boxing at 9:00 p...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Russell taking step toward greatness

Washington DC native "Mr." Gary Russell Jr. (19-0, 11 KOs) takes on fellow featherweight contender Christopher "Huracan" Perez (23-2, 14 KOs) on the undercard of the Cory Spinks/Cornelius Bundrage card Saturday night. The Showtime-produced event also will feature Cuban sharpshooter Erislandy Lara facing off against Freddy Hernandez. Considered by some as the...
Via Fox Sports
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Russell Updates The Latest

Southern Miss is looking local for talent in the 2013 class. Coach Johnson said recruiting Mississippi will be a priority. One name drawing a lot of interest is Glenn Russell Jr. of Lawrence County (MS). He talkes about his latest with GoldenEaglePride.com.
Via southernmississippi.scout.com
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons Call-Up Walker D. Russell Jr. From Fort Wayne

Walker D. Russell Jr. has been playing for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and will be making his first appearance on an NBA roste
Via RealGM
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Russell Drawing Early SEC Interest

Lawrence County has built a reputation as one of south Mississippi's most physical programs. With a collection of tough, blue collar offensive lineman and swift footed skill players, the Monticello, Mississippi high school is a frequent stop for college recruiters. This spring one of the main attractions will be Glenn Russell Jr. who has the versatility to play a number of positions.
Via recruiting.scout.com
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

2011 Boxing Prospect of the Year

Who was boxing's top prospect in 2011? Many promising young names in the sport of boxing began 2011 shining brightly. Some of those flamed out before the year was done, and others took great leaps forward and seem to be locks to be world champions, potentially as soon as next year. But which fighter distinguished himself as the best of the bunch? 2011 Boxing Prospect of the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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