Next fight of Gary Russell Jr is not determined yet.
A live webcast of the boxing evening from PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where in the main event WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. will defend his title against undefeated mandatory challenger Tugstsogt Nyambayar.
WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (30-1, 18 KOs) announced that he is a free agent, and his contract with Al Haymon and Prime Boxing Champions came to an end. Soon the 30-year-old American may sign with Eddie Hearn and the platform DAZN.
The featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (35-1-1, 19 KOs), before Saturday's victory in the rematch over Abner Mares, said that he would like to fight against another champion in his weight class - Gary Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 KOs), with whom Santa Cruz met in the amateurs and lost.
In the main event of the evening in Oxon Hill, Maryland, at the MGM National Harbor arena, WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 KOs) successfully defended his title by winning a unanimous decision over the previously undefeated official challenger Joseph Diaz (26-1, 14 KOs). The scores were 115-113 and 117-111 twice.
A live broadcast of the boxing night from Oxon Hill, Maryland, where at MGM National Harbor, just a few miles from his home, WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) will defend his title against an undefeated challenger former Olympian Joseph Diaz (26-0, 14 KOs).