Jan 22 2022
Saturday

Borgata Hotel Casino, New Jersey, United States

12 rounds contest @ Featherweight
31-1-0

est. ringwalk:

2022-01-23T03:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 9:00pm EST / UK - Sun 2:00am

23-0-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Featherweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
26
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12TKO 5UD 12TKO 7TKO 2
Form
KO 10TKO 4SD 10UD 12UD 12
31
Wins
23
18
By KO
16
58
KO%
70
1
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2013
160
Pro rounds
119

Current rankings @ Featherweight

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The Ring
4
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WBA
-
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WBC
2
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WBO
1
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IBF
5

Gary Russell Jr vs Mark Magsayo preview

When is Russell Jr vs Magsayo?

Gary Russell Jr will square off against Mark Magsayo on Saturday 22nd January 2022 at Borgata Hotel Casino in New Jersey.

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

This contest is for the WBC featherweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard will be Subriel Matias' and Petros Ananyan's contest and Tugstsogt Nyambayar's and Sakaria Lukas' bout.

Russell Jr vs Magsayo stats

Gary Russell Jr steps into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mark Magsayo will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and 0 draws, with 16 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Magsayo has advantage in power over Russell Jr, with a 70% knock out percentage over Russell Jr's 58%.

Gary Russell Jr is the older man by 7 years, at 33 years old.

Magsayo has a height advantage of 1 inch over Russell Jr.

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

Russell Jr is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Magsayo, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 41 more professional rounds, 160 to Magsayo's 119.

Mark Magsayo is currently ranked number 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 4 by the RING in the 126lb division.

Russell Jr vs Magsayo form

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

In his last fight, he won against 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 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

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

Magsayo remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Julio Ceja on 21st August 2021 by knockout in the 10th round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Pablo Cruz on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Going into that contest, he had beat Rigoberto Hermosillo on 3rd October 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Microsoft Theater, California.

Before that, he had won against Pungluang Sor Singyu on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Bohol, Philippines.

Hehad beat Shota Hayashi on 25th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Bohol.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Mark Magsayo has been fighting more than Gary Russell Jr.

Gary Russell Jr last fought 1 year, 11 months and 14 days ago, while Mark Magsayo's last outing was 5 months and 1 day ago.

Russell Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Magsayo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

What time does Russell Jr vs Magsayo start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Borgata Hotel Casino, New Jersey, United States, which is around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who is showing Russell Jr vs Magsayo?

The ShowTime show is expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The Fite.tv PPV UK broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (GTM).

How do you stream Russell Jr vs Magsayo?

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What are the odds on Russell Jr vs Magsayo?

Gary Russell Jr is currently 2/7 (-344) to win the bout outright, while you can get 5/2 (+250) on Mark Magsayo if you fancy the upset.

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Show open: TBA

Main event starts: 3am est

Undercard
Puerto Rico flagMatias
vs
Armenia flagAnanyan
Mongolia flagNyambayar
vs
Namibia flagLukas
Official tickets
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$53 $203
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