Russell gets decision over Nyambayar

Going into the fight at the PPL Center some fans and followers of the sport were saying that Tugstogt Nyambayar would be a very tough opponent for the WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. On Saturday night we saw that prediction be put to the test and the people seemed to be right, but Russell got through that test. After twelve rounds of good action, … Continue reading Russell gets decision over Nyambayar

Russell beats Diaz to retain title

At the MGM National Harbor a few miles from Washington DC, the WBC champion and Capitol Heights native Gary Russell Jr. wanted to make an impression on the fans that were there to see him live. He came in confident that his opponent, Joseph Diaz Jr., would not be able to weather the fast punches getting to him. He wanted speed to be the difference … Continue reading Russell beats Diaz to retain title