Frampton vs Russell Jr

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  • Frampton vs Russell Jr
  • 28-2-0 31-1-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • WBC World Featherweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Featherweight
  • UD 12TKO 9UD 12UD 10TKO 7 < form TKO 2TKO 7UD 12TKO 5UD 12 <
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  • 33 age 32
  • 5' 5" / 165cm height 5' 5" / 164cm
  • 61.8" / 157cm reach 64.2" / 163cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • full record
  • 28 wins 31
  • 16 by ko 18
  • 57% Ko% 58%
  • 2 Losses 1
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2009 Debut 2009
  • 212 Pro rds 160
  • current rankings @ Featherweight
  • The Ring 2
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Frampton vs Russell Jr Info

Carl Frampton could face Gary Russell Jr in Late 2020 in the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

The contest would be for the WBC featherweight championship of the world.

Russell Jr will be making his 6th defence of the WBC World Featherweight Championship. He won this belt against Jhonny Gonzalez in March 2015. He has held this belt for 5 years 5 months and 24 days.

Frampton vs Russell Jr stats

Carl Frampton would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins and 2 loses, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gary Russell Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins and 1 loss, with 18 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Russell Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Frampton, with a 58% knock out percentage over Frampton's 57%.

Carl Frampton is the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.

Russell Jr has 2-inch reach advantage.

Carl Frampton fights out of the orthodox stance, while Gary Russell Jr is a southpaw.

Frampton's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Russell Jr's, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 months later than Russell Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 52 more professional rounds, 212 to Russell Jr's 160.

Gary Russell Jr is currently ranked number 2 by the RING in the 126lb division.

Frampton vs Russell Jr form

Frampton has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he beat Darren Traynor on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Tyler McCreary on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Josh Warrington on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Luke Jackson on 18th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland.

He had beat Nonito Donaire on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Featherweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.

Russell Jr has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Tugstsogt Nyambayar on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kiko Martinez on 18th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had won against Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland.

Before that, he had defeated Oscar Escandon on 20th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.

He had beat Patrick Hyland on 16th April 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Carl Frampton has been fighting more than Gary Russell Jr.

Carl Frampton last fought 1 month and 6 days ago, while Gary Russell Jr's last outing was 7 months and 13 days ago.

Frampton's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 3 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

Russell Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years 9 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

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