Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr being worked on for spring
WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr will look to defend his title against Joseph Diaz Jr in the spring per a report from Mike Coppinger of RingTV.com.
The bout which could end up coming to fruition anywhere from May 19 to June 30, according to the report cited above based off a statement from Golden Boy’s Eric Gomez.
Both Showtime and HBO are in the mix to get the bout.
Earlier this year we caught up with Joseph Diaz Jr., who wasn’t shy in explaining he wants the bout