Gary Russell Jr. Record & Stats

Gary Russell Jr. Record & Stats

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13 years into his professional boxing career, Gary Russell Jr. has fought 33 times with 31 wins and 2 losses. As of March 2023, Russell Jr.'s boxing record stands at 31-2 (18 KO wins).

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Washington, D.C., U.S.
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Born
Jun 5, 1988
Age
34
Debut
Jan 16, 2009
Record
31-2
Rounds
172
KOs
18 (54.5%)
Height
164 cm
Reach
163 cm
Ape Index
-1 cm
Stance
Southpaw
Last Fight
WBC
FT
w1
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Gary Russell Jr.'s record and stats
Gary Russell Jr.'s Record

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      Gary Russell Jr. is an American professional boxer. He was born in Washington, D.C., U.S. on June 5, 1988. Russell Jr. made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 on January 16, 2009. He is a featherweight world champion. Russell Jr. is 34 years old, he will turn 35 in 2 months and 5 days.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights33
      Wins31
      Losses2
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins18
      Total Title Wins1
      Title Defenses5
      Title-Fight KO Wins4
      Losses via KO0
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      33Jan 22, 202233 Mark Magsayo LossMD
      32Feb 8, 202031 Tugstsogt Nyambayar WinUD
      31May 18, 201930 Kiko MartĂ­nez WinTKO5
      30May 19, 201829 Joseph Diaz WinUD
      29May 20, 201728Ă“scar EscandĂłn WinTKO7
      28Apr 16, 201627Patrick Hyland WinKO2
      27Mar 28, 201526 Jhonny González WinTKO4
      26Dec 20, 201426Christopher Martin PeñaWinUD
      25Jun 21, 201426 Vasyl Lomachenko LossMD
      24Jan 30, 201425Miguel TamayoWinKO4
      23Aug 9, 201325Juan RuizWinUD
      22Mar 2, 201324Vyacheslav GusevWinUD
      21Nov 9, 201224Roberto CastanedaWinKO3
      20Jun 30, 201224Christopher PĂ©rezWinTKO3
      19Nov 26, 201123Heriberto RuizWinKO1
      18Sep 3, 201123Leonilo MirandaWinUD
      17Jul 23, 201123Eric EstradaWinUD
      16Jun 17, 201123Antonio MezaWinKO4
      15Apr 15, 201122Adolfo LanderosWinUD
      14Jan 28, 201122Feider ViloriaWinTD
      13Oct 28, 201022Guadalupe de LeonWinUD
      12Sep 25, 201022Willie VillanuevaWinKO1
      11Jul 22, 201022Mauricio PastranaWinTKO1
      10Jun 24, 201022Rodrigo ArandaWinKO2
      9Apr 16, 201021Carlos DiazWinKO1
      8Feb 19, 201021Jairo DelgadoWinKO1
      7Jan 30, 201021David Orosco CanoWinTKO1
      6Dec 18, 200921Rodrigo RomeroWinTKO3
      5Oct 23, 200921Noe Lopez Jr.WinUD
      4Aug 7, 200921Jason JonesWinTKO1
      3May 1, 200920Alvaro MuroWinUD
      2Feb 14, 200920John WampashWinUD
      1Jan 16, 200920Antonio ReyesWinTKO3

      Titles

      Gary Russell Jr. is a featherweight world champion. He has held one world title at featherweight, which was a lineal championship win.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held
      FeatherweightWBC

      Statistics

      Gary Russell Jr. is 164 cm tall (5' 4.57") with a reach of 163 cm (5' 4.17"). He fights out of the southpaw stance and presents an ape-index of -1 cm (-0.39"). Russell Jr. has a 54.5% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Gary Russell Jr. made his professional boxing debut against Antonio Reyes at the age of 20 on January 16, 2009, defeating Reyes via 3rd round TKO. He went on to win 23 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 13 wins via stoppage.

      Russell Jr. had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on June 21, 2014 after 24 professional fights, against Vasyl Lomachenko for the WBO (vacant) title. He lost to Lomachenko via 12 round majority decision.

      Russell Jr. has won one world title at featherweight. For all the details about Russell Jr.'s world title wins and defenses refer to "Gary Russell Jr. World Titles".

      Some of Russell Jr.'s best fights and notable victories include wins over Jhonny González, Patrick Hyland, Kiko Martínez, Óscar Escandón, Joseph Diaz, Tugstsogt Nyambayar, and Christopher Martin Peña.

      Gary Russell Jr. has had a total of two losses in his professional boxing career so far — both of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Vasyl Lomachenko via 12 round majority decision on June 21, 2014, which ended his 24-fight win streak. He has never been stopped, both his losses came via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Gary Russell Jr.'s losses".

      His most recent fight was a featherweight title defense bout against Filipino boxer Mark Magsayo on January 22, 2022. Russell Jr. lost the fight via 12 round majority decision — and lost his WBC title. It's been 1 year, 2 months, and 9 days since this fight.

      Russell Jr.'s professional boxing record is currently at 31-2, which includes 18 knockout wins, and one title win. He is on a one-fight losing streak.

      Career Highlights

      Gary Russell Jr. has fought a total of 33 times till today. These five fights are the highlight of his career.

      • June 21, 2014: In his first world-title fight, Gary Russell Jr. loses to Vasyl Lomachenko via 12 round majority decision. He was fighting for the WBO (vacant) featherweight title.

      • March 28, 2015: Russell Jr. wins the WBC featherweight title from Jhonny González, by beating González via 4th round TKO.

      • April 16, 2016: Russell Jr. successfully defends the WBC featherweight title against Patrick Hyland, winning the fight via 2nd round KO.

      • May 19, 2018: Russell Jr. successfully defends the WBC featherweight title against Joseph Diaz, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • May 18, 2019: Russell Jr. successfully defends the WBC featherweight title against Kiko MartĂ­nez, winning the fight via 5th round TKO.

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