Gary Russell Jr.
Gary Russell Jr.

Gary Allen Russell Jr

“Mr.”

RECORD

30 - 1 - 0

KOs

18

Weight 126 lbs (57.27 kg)

Age 31

Home Capitol Heights, Maryland,

Complete Stats

A star in the ring by the time he was a teenager, sensational southpaw Gary Russell Jr. has continued to shine as a 126-pound world champion. Read Bio

Last Fight

Last Fight

win vs Kiko Martinez

May 18, 2019 / Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. defended his WBC title for a fourth time—scoring a fifth-round stoppage of former titleholder Kiko Martinez.

Latest News

Gary Russell Jr News
PBC Boxing Video
May 19, 2019 / Wilder vs Breazeale, Deontay Wilder, Dominic Breazeale, Gary Russell Jr, Kiko Martinez

Wilder Flattens Breazeale in One, Retains World Title

Wilder joins the pantheon of heavyweight greats, making the ninth defense of his WBC World Heavyweight title with an explosive first-round KO over Dominic Breazeale Saturday night on PBC on SHOWTIME.

May 16, 2019 / Wilder vs Breazeale, Gary Russell Jr, Kiko Martinez

Russell vs. Martinez is a Classic Battle of Contrasting Styles

WBC World Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. figures to use his speed and skill to overcome the size and strength of Kiko Martinez Saturday night on PBC on SHOWTIME.

PBC Boxing Video
May 14, 2019 / Gary Russell Jr

Gary Russell Jr. Aims to Make a Statement

The WBC World Featherweight Champion wants to showcase his skills versus Kiko Martinez Saturday night on Showtime as he looks ahead to big fights in the future.

Fights

Gary Russell Jr Fights

Win vs Kiko Martinez 40-9-2

May 18, 2019 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

Gary Russell WINS against Kiko Martinez by TKO in Round 5 of 12

Win vs Joseph Diaz Jr.  30-1-0

May 19, 2018 MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland

Gary Russell Jr.  WINS against Joseph Diaz Jr.  by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Oscar Escandon 25-5-0

May 20, 2017 MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland

Gary Russell Jr. WINS against Oscar Escandon by TKO in Round 7 of 12

Win vs Oscar Escandon 25-5-0

May 20, 2017 MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Oscar Escandon by TKO in Round 7 of 12

Win vs Patrick Hyland 31-3-0

Apr 16, 2016 Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Patrick Hyland by TKO in Round 2 of 12

Win vs Christopher Martin 28-4-3

Dec 20, 2014 Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton, Washington, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Christopher Martin by UD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Gary Russell Jr 1-1-0

Jun 21, 2014 StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA

Vasyl Lomachenko WINS against Gary Russell Jr by MD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Miguel Tamayo 15-8-2

Jan 30, 2014 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Miguel Tamayo by KO in Round 4 of 8

Win vs Juan Ruiz 23-12-0

Aug 09, 2013 Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Juan Ruiz by UD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Vyacheslav Gusev 20-2-0

Mar 02, 2013 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, The Joint, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Vyacheslav Gusev by UD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Roberto Castaneda 20-2-1

Nov 09, 2012 Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Roberto Castaneda by KO in Round 3 of 10

Win vs Christopher Perez 23-2-0

Jun 30, 2012 Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Christopher Perez by TKO in Round 3 of 10

Win vs Heriberto Ruiz 46-11-2

Nov 26, 2011 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Heriberto Ruiz by KO in Round 1 of 10

Win vs Leonilo Miranda 32-3-0

Sep 03, 2011 Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Leonilo Miranda by UD in Round 8 of 8

Win vs Eric Estrada 9-1-0

Jul 23, 2011 Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Eric Estrada by UD in Round 8 of 8

Win vs Antonio Meza 24-9-1

Jun 17, 2011 State Farm Arena, Hidalgo, Texas, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Antonio Meza by KO in Round 4 of 8

Win vs Adolfo Landeros 21-18-1

Apr 15, 2011 Longshoremen's Hall, San Francisco, California, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Adolfo Landeros by UD in Round 6 of 6

Win vs Feider Viloria 23-7-1

Jan 28, 2011 Four Points Sheraton Hotel, San Diego, California, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Feider Viloria by TD in Round 7 of 8

Win vs Guadalupe De Leon 8-11-0

Oct 28, 2010 Club Nokia, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Guadalupe De Leon by UD in Round 6 of 6

Win vs Willie Villanueva 9-2-0

Sep 25, 2010 Fitzgerald's Casino & Hotel, Tunica, Mississippi, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Willie Villanueva by KO in Round 1 of 6

Win vs Mauricio Pastrana 35-14-2

Jul 22, 2010 Club Nokia, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Mauricio Pastrana by TKO in Round 1 of 6

Win vs Rodrigo Aranda 8-12-2

Jun 24, 2010 Club Nokia, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Rodrigo Aranda by KO in Round 2 of 6

Win vs Carlos Diaz 10-22-4

Apr 16, 2010 Omni New Daisy Theater, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Carlos Diaz by KO in Round 1 of 6

Win vs Jairo Delgado 3-4-0

Feb 19, 2010 Wolstein Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Jairo Delgado by KO in Round 1 of 6

Win vs David Orosco Cano 1-6-0

Jan 30, 2010 Fitzgerald's Casino & Hotel, Tunica, Mississippi, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against David Orosco Cano by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Rodrigo Romero 1-2-0

Dec 18, 2009 Grand Casino, Hinckley, Minnesota, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Rodrigo Romero by TKO in Round 3 of 4

Win vs Noe Lopez 4-3-0

Oct 23, 2009 Laredo Entertainment Center, Laredo, Texas, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Noe Lopez by UD in Round 4 of 4

Win vs Noe Lopez Jr 4-3-0

Oct 23, 2009 Laredo Entertainment Center, Laredo, Texas, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Noe Lopez Jr by UD in Round 4 of 4

Win vs Jason Jones 2-2-0

Aug 07, 2009 Buffalo Bill's Star Arena, Primm, Nevada, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Jason Jones by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Alvaro Muro 6-15-0

May 01, 2009 Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez, California, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Alvaro Muro by UD in Round 4 of 4

Win vs John Wampash 1-0-1

Feb 14, 2009 BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise, Florida, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against John Wampash by UD in Round 4 of 4

Win vs Antonio Reyes 3-2-0

Jan 16, 2009 Million Dollar Elm Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Gary Russell Jr WINS against Antonio Reyes by TKO in Round 3 of 4

Stats

Gary Allen Russell Jr “Mr.”

  • WINS 30
  • LOSSES 1
  • DRAWS 0
  • KOs 18

Weight 126 lbs (57.27 kg)

Height 5'" (1.64 m)

Reach 64" (163 cm)

  • Born

    June 05, 1988
  • Age

    31
  • Country

    USA
  • Born in

    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Trains in

    Capitol Heights, MD
  • Stance

    Southpaw
  • Rounds Boxed

    148
  • KO Percentage

    58.06%
  • Boxing Hero

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