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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. (26-1, 14 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hills, Maryland. … Read

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. (28-1, 17 KOs) for their fight tonight, and he plans on making him pay for overlooking him by beating him in front of his own boxing fans at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon […]

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. (26-0, 14 KOs) for their fight on Saturday night on Showtime Championship Boxing at the MGM National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Maryland. […]

Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack; Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. final weights

SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING – 10:05 p.m. ET/PT WBC Light Heavyweight World Championship Adonis Stevenson – 173 ¼ Pounds Badou Jack – 175 Pounds Referee: Ian John-Lewis (England); Judges: Guido Cavalleri (Italy), Jesse Reyes (Texas), Eric Marlinski (New York)… Read

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. – Preview and analysis

By Dan Ambrose: WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) has his toughest fight ahead of him in years in defending against unbeaten number 1 contender Joseph Diaz Jr. (26-0, 13 KOs0 this Saturday night at the MGM National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Maryland.… Read

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. Final Press Conference Quotes & Photo

WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. and unbeaten top contender Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference two days before they enter the ring May 19 live on SHOWTIME (10:05 p.m. ET/PT) in the main event from MGM National Harbor in Maryland.… Read

Showtime Boxing delivers three world title fights from three different countries this Sat.

SHOWTIME Boxing will deliver three world championship fights from three countries this Saturday across two different platforms in the latest of an industry-leading offering of world class championship boxing. Saturday’s world title bouts feature six fighters ranked in the consensus top-10 in their respective divisions. May 19 will be the seventh SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast […]

Gary Russell Jr. and Joseph ‘JoJo’ Diaz Jr. Media Workout Quotes

Featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. and undefeated mandatory challenger Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. met members of the media on opposite coasts on Thursday, just one week out of their WBC world title showdown on Saturday, May 19, from MGM National Harbor in Maryland.… Read

Joseph”JoJo” Diaz Jr. Los Angeles media workout quotes

Undefeated featherweight contender and former U.S. Olympian Joseph”JoJo” Diaz Jr. (26-0, 14 KOs) hosted a media workout in Los Angeles at Azteca Boxing Club. Diaz, Jr. will challenge Gary Russell, Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) for the WBC World Featherweight World Title on Saturday, May 19 in a clash televised live on SHOWTIME from MGM National […]

Gary Russell Jr. Q&A: ‘None of the other world champions wanted to fight me’

By Ian Aldous: On Saturday May 19th, Gary Russell Jr. (28-1) will defend his WBC world featherweight championship against undefeated contender, Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz (26-0), on home turf at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland. It will be part of a split-site Premier Boxing Champions broadcast, live on Showtime, that will also feature WBC […]

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