19 May 2018

Gary Russell Jr beats Joseph Diaz Jr, make 3rd title defense

WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr made his third defense of his title against 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph Diaz Jr in the main event of their fight in Oxon Hill, Maryland at the MGM Grand National Harbor, which was televised nationallShowtime.ime . Russell Jr, who landed early and often had

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18 May 2018

Gary Russell Jr vs Joseph Diaz Jr Weigh-In Results

Tomorrow night from the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, TGB Promotions returns with a card televised on Showtime as WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. takes on Joseph Diaz Jr. Weights listed below Gary Russell 125.5 vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. 126

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17 May 2018

Boxing Preview: May 17-19th, 2018, Badou Jack, Gary Russell, JoJo Diaz

Stevenson vs Badou Jack [SHOWTIME, Saturday, 10 PM EST] Adonis Stevenson has one of the most unlikable pasts and presents in the sport of boxing from his conviction of being a pimp as well as essentially being named fighter of the year in 2013 and then going on to fight

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23 Apr 2018

Gary Russell Jr vs. Joseph Diaz Jr set for May 19th in Maryland

Undefeated Featherweight and former U.S. Olympian Joseph “JoJo” Diaz, Jr. will fight for his first world championship against WBC title-holder Gary Russell, Jr. on Saturday, May 19 in a clash live on SHOWTIME from MGM National Harbor in Maryland. Tickets for the MGM National Harbor show, which is promoted by TGB Promotions in association with Golden

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06 Apr 2018

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

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20 May 2017

Gary Russell stops Oscar Escandon in homecoming

WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr (28-1 17KOs) made a statement by stopping Oscar Escandon (25-3 17KOs) as he returned to his native Maryland as he fought at the MGM Grand in Oxon Hill, Maryland to headline a card on Showtime. Russell Jr. saw himself tested in the first two

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02 Mar 2017

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Oscar Escandon card postponed

The featherweight championship match between Gary Russell Jr. and Oscar Escandon, scheduled for Saturday, March 11 at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland, has been postponed after Escandon was injured his back in his training camp. The news of the injury further pushes back the return of Gary Russell Jr.,

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10 Aug 2016

U.S. Olympic Update: Nico Hernandez will medal, Russell wins opener

Team USA Boxing is continuing it’s amazing run as light flyweight Nico Hernandez of Kansas will at least earn a bronze medal after defeating Carlos Eduardo Quipo Pilataxi on Wednesday. Hernandez lost the first round, but rallied back to win the next two to win the decision. Hernandez will face Hasanboy

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19 Jul 2016

Meet the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team

With the Olympics in Rio a mere weeks away now I have decided to give you a short, not that extensive look at each fighter who made the team and some thoughts and feedback as well. Below is your 2016 U.S. Olympic team.   Men’s light flyweight – Nico Hernandez

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28 Jun 2016

Cherry barely edges Rhodes, Douglas gets stoppage on FS1 card

That didn’t go as planned Ender Cherry (34-8-2 19KOs) got a wide decision over Lydell Rhodes (24-1 11KOs) , who recently lost a close decision to IBF super featherweight champion Jose Pedraza on Showtime that most felt Cherry won. Rhodes outboxed Cherry in a fight that was sloppy and clinch

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