Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Featherweight
31-2-0
30-5-1

The tape

34
Age
32
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

MD 12UD 12TKO 5UD 12TKO 7
Form
UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12KO 5
31
Wins
30
18
By KO
6
58
KO%
20
2
Losses
5
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2011
172
Pro rounds
276

Current rankings @ Featherweight

9
The Ring
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WBA
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4
WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Gary Russell Jr vs Tevin Farmer preview

When is Russell Jr vs Farmer?

Gary Russell Jr could take on Tevin Farmer in Autumn/Fall 2023 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).

Russell Jr vs Farmer stats

Gary Russell Jr would step into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Tevin Farmer would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 6 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Russell Jr would have a massive power advantage over Farmer, boosting at 58% knock out percentage over Farmer's 20%.

Gary Russell Jr is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Farmer has a height advantage of 1 inch over Russell Jr. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Gary Russell Jr fights out of the southpaw stance, while Tevin Farmer is an orthodox fighter.

Russell Jr is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years earlier than Farmer, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 104 less professional rounds, 172 to Farmer's 276.

Gary Russell Jr goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC and 9 by the RING at featherweight.

Russell Jr vs Farmer form

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 beat 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 won against 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 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.

Farmer has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 30th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Guillaume Frenois on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at College Park Center, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jono Carroll on 15th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.

Before that, he had beat Francisco Fonseca on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had won against James Tennyson on 20th October 2018 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at TD Garden, Massachusetts.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Tevin Farmer has been fighting more than Gary Russell Jr.

Gary Russell Jr last fought 10 months and 17 days ago, while Tevin Farmer's last outing was 2 years, 10 months and 9 days ago.

Russell Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 19 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.

Farmer's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

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