Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Featherweight
31-2-0
29-1-0

The tape

34
Age
31
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

MD 12UD 12TKO 5UD 12TKO 7
Form
DQ 10TD 9UD 10TKO 11KO 2
31
Wins
29
18
By KO
18
58
KO%
62
2
Losses
1
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2010
172
Pro rounds
149

Current rankings @ Featherweight

9
The Ring
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WBA
-
4
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Gary Russell Jr vs Jessie Magdaleno preview

When is Russell Jr vs Magdaleno?

Gary Russell Jr could face the challenge of Jessie Magdaleno 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 Magdaleno 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.

Jessie Magdaleno would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Magdaleno would have a slight advantage in power over Russell Jr, with a 62% knock out percentage over Russell Jr's 58%.

Gary Russell Jr is the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Russell Jr has a height advantage of 1 inch over Magdaleno. Despite this, Magdaleno has 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Gary Russell Jr & Jessie Magdaleno fight out of a southpaw stance.

Russell Jr is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Magdaleno, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 23 more professional rounds, 172 to Magdaleno's 149.

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

Russell Jr vs Magdaleno 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.

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

In his last fight, he won against Yenifel Vicente on 11th June 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Rafael Rivera on 17th August 2019 by technical decision in their 9 round contest at Banc of California Stadium, California.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Rico Ramos on 23rd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Hangar, California.

Before that, he had been beaten by Isaac Dogboe on 28th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.

He had beat Adeilson Dos Santos on 22nd April 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gary Russell Jr has been fighting more than Jessie Magdaleno.

Gary Russell Jr last fought 10 months and 10 days ago, while Jessie Magdaleno's last outing was 2 years, 5 months and 21 days ago.

Russell Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

Magdaleno's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

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