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Gary Russell Jr. To Defend Against Kiko Martinez on Wilder vs. Breazeale card

WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. To Defend Against Former Champion Kiko Martinez In Co-Feature To Wilder vs.  → read full story

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Kiko Martinez added to Wilder-Breazeale card on May 18

By Mark Eisner: WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. and #3 WBC Kiko Martinez have been added to the May 18th Deontay Wilder vs.  → read full story

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Kiko Martinez in the works for April 27

By Jim Dower: WBA World featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 KOs) will be making a voluntary defense against former IBF super bantamweight champion Kiko Martinez (39-8-2, 28 KOs) on April 27 on Showtime, according to ESPN.  → read full story

Leo Santa Cruz wants Gervonta Davis or Gary Russell Jr. next

By Aragon Garcia: WBA Super World featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (36-1-1, 19 KOs) says he’s going to ask his management to get him either Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis or Gary Russell Jr.  → read full story

Santa Cruz calls out Valdez, Russell Jr. & Warrington

By Jeff Aranow: WBA Super World featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (36-1-1, 19 KOs) made it clear last Saturday night that he wants to fight unification matches against 126 lb champions Oscar Valdez, Josh Warrington and Gary Russell Jr.  → read full story

Gary Russell Jr. wants Leo Santa Cruz fight in July

By Jim Dower: WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 KOs) says he’s hoping to meet up with WBA Super World 126 lb champion Leo Santa Cruz (35-1-1, 19 KOs) this summer in July in a unification fight.  → read full story

WBC orders Gary Russell Jr. to fight Leo Santa Cruz

By Dan Ambrose: WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (35-1-1, 17 KOs) has been ordered by the World Boxing Council to defend against WBA Super World featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (35-1-1, 17 KOs) in a fight that the sanctioning body has absolutely no way for enforcing given that the two fighters are fighting for […]

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. – Results

By Jim Dower: WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 KOs) used his superior hand speed and high work rate to defeat 2012 Olympian Joseph Diaz Jr.  → read full story

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. analysis & prediction

By Allan Fox: Joseph Diaz Jr. (26-0, 14 KOs) maintains that he’s been overlooked by WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr.  → read full story

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. – Weigh-in Results

By Jeff Aranow: WBC featherweight World champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs weighed in at 125.5 pounds on Friday for his title defense against up and comer Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz Jr.  → read full story

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