WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. successfully defended his title by winning a unanimous decision over mandatory challenger Tugstsogt Nyambayar live on SHOWTIME Saturday night in a Premier Boxing Champions event from PPL Center in Allentown, Pa. Russell won by the scores of 118-110, 117-111 and 116-112.
Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. defends his WBC 126-pound crown against unbeaten challenger Tugstsogt Nyambayar this Saturday, Feb. 8 at in Allentown, PA and live on Showtime Boxing.
WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. will defend his 126-pound crown against unbeaten mandatory challenger Tugstsogt “King Tug” Nyambayar Saturday, February 8 live on SHOWTIME from PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Also catch Former World Champions Guillermo Rigondeaux and Liborio Solís battle for the vacant WBA Bantamweight World Title in a co-main featured bout.
Rising featherweight Tugstsogt Nyambayar (11-0, 9 KOs) remained unbeaten unanimous decision victory over Claudio Marrero (23-3, 17 KOs) in their WBC Featherweight Championship eliminator bout.
Rising featherweight Tugstsogt Nyambayar (11-0, 9 KOs) remained unbeaten with a narrow unanimous decision victory over Claudio Marrero (23-3, 17 KOs) in their WBC Featherweight Championship eliminator bout.
2012 Olympic silver medalist Tugstsogt Nyambayar defeats former title challenger Oscar Escandon by third-round KO.
On May 26, 2018, Tugstsogt Nyambayar declared himself ready to face southpaw Gary Russell Jr., Leo Santa Cruz, Abner Mares, Josh Warrington or any current or former champion at 122 or 126 pounds following his five-knockdown, third-round knockout of ex title-holder Oscar Escandon in the co-feature of PBC on FS1 at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Tugstsogt Nyambayar improved his record to 9-0 by dropping Oscar Escandon 5x in three rounds en route to victory on PBC on FS1 May 26, 2018.