After a debut fight on January 2009, Gary Russell jr (age 34) has now built a record of 29 wins, 1 losses, 0 draws over a 30 fight career so far. The longest KO streak that Russell jr has ever had is 7 throughout his 30 fights and his longest winning streak is 24 wins. This started on January 2009 and came to an end on January 2014.
In a memorable debut Russell jr gained a TKO win against Antonio Reyes in a 4 round contest, becoming the 3rd person to stop Reyes. Following his debut, Russell jr had an impressive start to his career as he went on to win his next 15 fights including 6 times in 2009 and 2 times in 2011 against the likes of Mauricio Pastrana, Willie Villanueva and Feider Viloria.
Rodrigo Aranda was up next for Russell jr on June 24th, 2010. Russell jr continued with his winning streak by beating Aranda. Aranda was a worthy challenger but Russell jr was too much and became the first person to stop Aranda via KO during round 2. Russell jr's win streak of 10 rose to 19 following 9 great wins, becoming the 5th person to stop Heriberto Ruiz (Round 1 KO), 5th person to go the distance with Leonilo Miranda and 6th person to stop Mauricio Pastrana.
Keeping his losses at zero, Russell jr fought on June 30th, 2012 beating Christopher Perez. Becoming the first person to stop Christopher Perez, Russell jr beat Perez via TKO in the 3rd round of a 10 round fight. Russell jr then went on to win a further 4 fights taking his record to 24 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
The first defeat of Russell jr's career came against Vasyl Lomachenko on June 21st, 2014. This took his career record to 24-1-0. Coming into the fight with high confidence Russell jr fought his next fight against Vasyl Lomachenko on June 21st, 2014. Unfortunately, Russell jr was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 24-1-0. Russell jr's winning streak went from 24 wins to 26 after he then defeated boxers including Jhonny Gonzalez and Christopher Martin.
Russell jr entered his next fight with a mostly successful record of 26-1-0 and took this to 27 wins with a win against Patrick Hyland on April 16th, 2016 via TKO. Hyland was stopped in the 2nd round via TKO meaning Russell jr was the first person to stop this opponent.
Russell jr went into his next career fight with a record of 27-1-0 and took this to 28 wins with a win against Oscar Escandon on May 20th, 2017. Russell jr's fight against Oscar Escandon came in the 7th round of a 12 round fight via TKO. Russell jr became the first person to stop Escandon.
In Russell jr's most recent fight, Joseph Diaz was handed a beating by Russell jr on May 19th, 2018 to ensure his win record increased further again to 29 wins. Over the 12, Russell jr proved the superior boxer by being the first to beat Diaz, beating him over the 12 round bout and getting the UD decision.