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Gary Russell Jr. defends against Oscar Escandon on Feb.18

By Jeff Aranow: WBC World featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KOs) will be back inside the ring next month in defending his WBC title against 32-year-old Oscar Escandon (25-2, 17 KOs) at the U.S Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. This will be Russell Jr’s second defense of his title that he won two […]

Selby wants Santa Cruz-Frampton winner or Russell Jr.

By Scott Gilfoid: After milking his IBF title for the last two fights against lesser opposition, IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby (23-1, 8 KOs) has finally decided he wants to test himself against the best fighters in the featherweight division. The 29-year-old Selby would like to fight the winner of next month’s clash between WBA […]

Russell Knocks Out Hyland On Showtime

WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. retained his title with a remarkable TKO of Irishman Patrick Hyland Saturday on SHOWTIME from Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. In the co-feature, Jose Pedraza defended his IBF Junior Lightweight title with a unanimous decision over Stephen Smith. … Read

Gary Russell Jr. destroys Patrick Hyland

By Jim Dower: As everyone expected, WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KOs) had no problems dispatching the over-matched visiting Patrick Hyland (31-2, 15 KOs) in stopping him in just two rounds on Showtime Boxing from the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. … Read

Weights: Russell Jr 126, Hyland 126

WBC FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Gary Russell Jr. – 126 Pounds Patrick Hyland – 126 Pounds IBF JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP… Read

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Patrick Hyland & Jose Pedraza vs. Stephen Smith Final Press Conference Quotes

NEW YORK (April 13, 2016) – WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs), of Capitol Heights, Md., and Irish contender Patrick Hyland (31-1, 15 KOs), of Dublin, faced off at the final press conference Wednesday at Highline Ballroom in New York, as they approach this Saturday’s Featherweight World Title fight live on SHOWTIME® […]

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Patrick Hyland camp notes

NEW YORK (April 7, 2016) – The boxers who will be fighting Saturday, April 16 on a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® world title doubleheader are deep into their respective training camps as they continue preparation for their bouts at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT. In the main event, live on SHOWTIME® (11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. […]

Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland Fighting For Irish Boxing History

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (April 4, 2016) – Always tough Patrick “Punisher” Hyland (31-1, 15 KOs) will be fighting for Irish boxing history Saturday, April 16 as he challenges WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs) in the 12-round main event, airing live on SHOWTIME from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT.… Read

Gary Russell Jr. weighs in at 135 for his 30-day weight check

By Dan Ambrose: WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (26-1, 15 KOs) weighed in today for his WBC mandated 30-day weight check for his voluntary title defense against #18 WBC Patrick Hyland (31-1, 15 KOs) on April 16 at the Foxwoods Resort, in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Russell Jr., 27, weighed in at 135 pounds, which is […]

Hyland getting ready for Russell Jr

MASHANTUCKET, CT (March 17, 2016) – Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland spent St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland with his family, trading green beer for his son’s green bib, as he prepares for his featherweight world championship showdown against Gary Russell Jr. on Saturday, April 16 live on SHOWTIME® from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT.… Read

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