Friday, November 27, 2015
Gary Antuanne Russell Seeks Out 2016 Olympic Boxing Team Spot!
Capitol Heights, MD's Gary Antuanne is the younger brother to WBC World Featherweight boxing champion Gary Russell, Jr. 26-1-0, (15KO's) and professional Bantamweight boxer Gary Antonio Russell 5-0-0, (4KO's). Gary Antuanne Russell, who fights at 141 lbs clinched a spot in the USA Boxing Olympic Trials by winning a semifinal contest at the Qualifier earlier this year in Colorado Springs, CO in June. He will be heading out on December fifth for his quest to make the 2016 USA Olympic Team.
This will mark the third straight Olympic Trials that will feature a Gary Russell. Gary Russell, Jr. won a birth on the Olympic team in 2008 and Antonio Russell competed in the 2012 Olympic Trials.