Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Featherweight
28-3-0
31-1-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Featherweight

The tape

34
Age
32
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 5" / 164 cm
61.8" / 157 cm
Reach
64.2" / 163 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

TKO 6TKO 7UD 10UD 12TKO 9
Form
UD 12TKO 5UD 12TKO 7TKO 2
28
Wins
31
16
By KO
18
57
KO%
58
3
Losses
1
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009
218
Pro rounds
160

Current rankings @ Featherweight

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The Ring
1
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
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IBF
-

Carl Frampton vs Gary Russell Jr preview

When is Frampton vs Russell Jr?

Carl Frampton could face Gary Russell Jr in Summer 2021 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).

Frampton vs Russell Jr stats

Carl Frampton would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 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, 1 loss and 0 draws, 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 2 years, at 34 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 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 months later than Russell Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 58 more professional rounds, 218 to Russell Jr's 160.

Gary Russell Jr is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 126lb division.

Frampton vs Russell Jr form

Frampton has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Jamel Herring on 3rd April 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had beat Darren Traynor on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

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

Before that, 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.

He had beat 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.

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.

Hehad 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 8 days ago, while Gary Russell Jr's last outing was 1 year, 3 months and 3 days ago.

Frampton's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Russell Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Frampton vs Russell Jr?

Gary Russell Jr is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Carl Frampton if you fancy the incredible upset.

Carl Frampton vs Gary Russell Jr news

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