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Gary Russell Jr. vs. Mark Magsayo: Date, fight time, TV channel and live stream

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Gary Russell will defend his WBC featherweight world championship against Filipino challenger Mark Magsayo in New Jersey on January 22.

The duo will face off over 12 rounds with both fighters coming off wins in their previous fights.

American boxer Russell (31-1, 18 KOs) last fought against Tugstsogt Nyambayar in a unanimous title defence, while Magsayo - who boasts a 23-0 record - defeated Julio Ceja with a 10th round knockout.

Here is everything you need to know about Gary Russell Jr. vs. Mark Magsayo.

When is Gary Russell Jr. vs. Mark Magsayo? Date, start time

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 

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?

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?

The fight will take place at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, NJ, United States. 

Gary Russell Jr. record and bio

Nationality:  American
Date of Birth:  Jun. 5, 1988
Height:  5'4.5"
Reach:  64"   
Total Fights:  32
Record:  31-1 with 18 knockouts.

Mark Magsayo record and bio

Nationality:  Filipino
Date of Birth:  June. 22, 1995
Height: 5'6"    
Reach:  68" 
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

 

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