Once-beaten American phenom Gary Russell Jr. broke into THE RING’s featherweight rankings in dynamic fashion, dropping respected veteran Jhonny Gonzalez three times en route to a four-round stoppage to earn the WBC belt in his second title shot this past Saturday.
Ringside action photos of Gary Russell Jr.’s title-winning stoppage of Jhonny Gonzalez and Jermell Charlo’s unanimous decision win over Vanes Martirosyan.
Undefeated junior middleweight contender Jermell Charlo won a close unanimous decision over Vanes Martirosyan in the 10-round co-feature to the Jhonny Gonzalez-Gary Russell Jr. featherweight title bout on Saturday in Las Vegas. Charlo out-pointed the former title challenger by scores of 97-93, 96-94, 96-94.
Shots from the scales before WBC featherweight titleholder Jhonny Gonzalez’s defense against Gary Russell Jr., plus some face-fighting between Jermell Charlo and Vanes Martirosyan.
While junior middleweights Vanes Martirosyan and Jermell Charlo clash on Saturday, WBO titlist Demetrius Andrade is on the sidelines, seemingly watching everyone else gets their shot in the spotlight. Vladimir Lik recently sat down with “Boo Boo” to get his take on his career.
Oscar De La Hoya was on hand to greet the fighters in Saturday’s stacked card at the MGM Grand, headlined by welterweights Devon Alexander and Amir Khan. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Junior middleweight Lenny Bottai claims his multi-dimensional approach gives him a shot at upsetting undefeated Jermall Charlo on Saturday night.
Junior middleweight boxing twins Jermell and Jermall Charlo have both had title shots dissolve when opponents pulled out, but they maintain the belief that the time will come for both of them.
The father and trainer of WBO junior middleweight beltholder Demetrius Andrade says his son will not go through with a scheduled Dec. 13 title defense against Jermell Charlo, a fight he says was never finalized, due to the amount of money that was offered for the bout that was part of a Showtime tripleheader.
Former two-division titlist Devon Alexander will face former 140-pound beltholder Amir Khan on Dec. 13 and isn’t just predicting a win; he says he can stop Khan.
Welterweight contender Keith Thurman intends to keep his undefeated streak intact at the expense of Leonard Bundu’s zero on Dec. 13.
Former welterweight titleholders Amir Khan and Devon Alexander will fight in the main event of a Dec. 13 Showtime tripleheader from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, according to Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya.
Fans share their thoughts on Adonis Stevenson’s tougher-than-expected fight with Andrzej Fonfara, THE RING light heavyweight champ’s potential showdowns with Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev, plus David Lemieux and Jermell Charlo in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Junior middleweight contender Jermell Charlo remained unbeaten with a 12-round unanimous decision over Charlie Ohta on the Adonis Stevenson-Andrzej Fonfara undercard on Saturday in Montreal. Charlo, who got up from a knockdown in Round 3, won by scores of 115-111 and 118-109 (twice).
Tonight, Charlie Ota, a Japan-based American boxer who happens to be the top junior middleweight in his adopted country, will face RING-rated contender Jermell Charlo on the Adonis Stevenson-Andrzej Fonfara undercard. Showtime Extreme will televise the bout.