Magsayo dethrones Russell, gains WBC featherweight crown

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WBC featherweight champion Gary Allen Russell Jr. was dethroned by Mark Magsayo in a bout that begs for a rematch. Russell was handicapped by an injury to his right shoulder that reduced him to a one-armed fighter for most of the battle. Evan Holyfield improved to 9-0 with a 6-round unanimous decision over gritty but outclassed Chris Rollins.
4 months ago

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Gary Russell Jr vs Mark Magsayo full fight video highlights

Gary Russell Jr and Mark Magsayo squared off live from Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, NJ on Saturday January 22, which made it Sunday January 23 in Australia, Philippines and United Kingdom. The contest featured WBC featherweight champion making the sixth defense of his belt against unbeaten contender in the headliner of a Premier Boxing Champions event.The scheduled for twelve rounds world championship bout went a full distance. I…

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