Gary Russell Jr entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 26-1-0 (15 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since March 28, 2015 when he defeated Jhonny Gonzalez (=Gonzalez vs Russell Jr); his only loss occurred in 2014 when he faced Vasyl Lomachenko (=Lomachenko vs Russell Jr).
His opponent, Patrick Hyland, has an official record of 31-1-0 (15 knockouts) and he suffered his only loss when he faced Javier Fortuna (=Fortuna vs Hyland). After this fight he has won four consecutive fights. Russell Jr vs Hyland is valid for the WBC World featherweight title (Russell’s first defense); undercard of Jose Pedraza vs Stephen Smith. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: WBC World featherweight title
Russell Jr’s previous fight: Jhonny Gonzalez vs Gary Russell Jr
Hyland’s next fight: Josh Warrington vs Patrick Hyland
Russell Jr’s next fight: Gary Russell Jr vs Oscar Escandon
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