The former Olympian and Wbc Fw champion Gary Russell Jr entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 30-1-0 (18 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Josh Warrington). He suffered his only loss when he faced Vasyl Lomachenko in 2014 (via majority decision, Lomachenko vs Russell), after this fight he has won six consecutive bouts beating Joseph Diaz (Gary Russell Jr vs Joseph Diaz) and Kiko Martinez in his last two (Gary Russell Jr vs Kiko Martinez).
His opponent, the undefeated former Olympian and Ibo Fw champ Tugstsogt Nyambayar, has a perfect record of 11-0-0 (9 KOs=82%) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since January 26, 2019 when he beat Claudio Marrero (Tugstsogt Nyambayar vs Claudio Marrero); before this bout, in 2018, he had won Oscar Escandon (Tugstsogt Nyambayar vs Oscar Escandon). Russell vs Nyambayar is valid for the WBC World featherweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: PPL Center, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: WBC World featherweight title
Russell’s previous fight: Gary Russell Jr vs Kiko Martinez
Nyambayar’s previous fight: Tugstsogt Nyambayar vs Claudio Marrero
Russell vs Nyambayar full fight video:
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