Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Lightweight
29-0-0
31-2-0

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The Ring Lightweight
WBO World Lightweight
IBF World Lightweight
WBA Super World Lightweight
WBC World Lightweight

The tape

24
Age
34
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 5" / 164 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
64.2" / 163 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12
Form
MD 12UD 12TKO 5UD 12TKO 7
29
Wins
31
15
By KO
18
52
KO%
58
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2009
186
Pro rounds
172

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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Devin Haney vs Gary Russell Jr preview

When is Haney vs Russell Jr?

Devin Haney could face the challenge of Gary Russell Jr in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Haney vs Russell Jr stats

Devin Haney would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 29 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 15 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, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Russell Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Haney, with a 58% knock out percentage over Haney's 52%.

Devin Haney is the younger man by 10 years, at 24 years old.

Haney has a height advantage of 4 inches over Russell Jr. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Devin Haney fights out of the orthodox stance, while Gary Russell Jr is a southpaw.

Haney is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 year and 10 months later than Russell Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 14 more professional rounds, 186 to Russell Jr's 172.

Haney vs Russell Jr form

Haney remains undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight, he beat George Kambosos on 16th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight, WBA Super World Lightweight, WBC World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.

Previous to that, he had beat George Kambosos on 5th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their The Ring Lightweight, WBA World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne.

Going into that contest, he had won against Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.

Before that, he had beat Jorge Linares on 29th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Yuriorkis Gamboa on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.

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

In his last fight, he lost to Mark Magsayo on 22nd January 2022 by majority decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Borgata Hotel Casino, New Jersey, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Tugstsogt Nyambayar on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had beat 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.

He had won against 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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Devin Haney has been fighting more than Gary Russell Jr.

Devin Haney last fought 1 month and 20 days ago, while Gary Russell Jr's last outing was 10 months and 14 days ago.

Haney's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.

Russell Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

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