The WBC featherweight title is on the line as Russell Jr. makes a defence.
Gary Russell will defend his WBC featherweight world championship tonight against Filipino challenger Mark Magsayo in New Jersey. Gary Russell Jr. vs Mark Magsayo:
The pair will face off over 12 rounds with both athletes coming off wins in their previous fights.
United States fighter Russell (31-1, 18 KOs) last fought almost two years ago against Tugstsogt Nyambayar in a title defence, and Magsayo – who boasts a 23-0 record – beat Julio Ceja with a 10th round knockout last August.
Here is everything you need to know about Gary Russell Jr. vs. Mark Magsayo.
WHEN IS GARY RUSSELL JR. VS. MARK MAGSAYO TONIGHT?
Date: Saturday, January 22
Main card: 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. GMT
Main event ringwalks (approx): 11 p.m. ET / 4 a.m. GMT
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The main card gets underway at 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. GMT with the main event ring walks set to take place at 11 p.m. ET / 4 a.m. GMT. As ever with fight cards, these timings are subject to change due to the length of the undercard fights.
WHAT CHANNEL/STREAM IS RUSSELL JR. VS. MAGSAYO TONIGHT?
United States: Showtime
United Kingdom: Fite TV
Viewers in the United States can watch the fight on Showtime. Those in the UK can see the action on Fite TV.
WHERE IS THE RUSSELL JR. VS. MAGSAYO FIGHT TONIGHT?
The fight will take place at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, NJ, United States.
GARY RUSSELL JR. RECORD AND BIO
Date of Birth: Jun. 5, 1988
Total Fights: 32
Record: 31-1 with 18 knockouts.
MARK MAGSAYO RECORD AND BIO
Date of Birth: June. 22, 1995
Total Fights: 20
Record: 23-0 with 16 knockouts.
GARY RUSSELL JR. VS. MARK MAGSAYO FIGHT CARD
Gary Russell Jr vs. Mark Magsayo, 12 rounds, featherweight, for Russell’s WBC featherweight title
Subriel Matias vs. Petros Ananyan, 12 rounds, super lightweight
Tugstsogt Nyambayar vs. Vic Pasillas, 10 rounds, featherweight
LeShawn Rodriquez vs. Sixto Suazo, 6 rounds, middleweight
Evan Holyfield vs. Chris Rollins, 6 rounds, super welterweight