Tuesday, May 9, 2017
"Mr." Gary Russell Jr And Brothers Host Media Workout!
Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. To Host
Washington, D.C. Area Media Workout Along with Brothers &
Rising Prospects Gary Antuanne Russell &
Gary Antonio Russell
The Enigma Boxing Gym - Thursday, May 11 at 1 p.m. ET
Russell Jr. Headlines SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Against Oscar Escandon Saturday, May 20 from MGM National Harbor in Maryland on SHOWTIME
WHO: GARY RUSSELL JR., WBC Featherweight World Champion
GARY ANTUANNE RUSSELL, 2016 U.S. Olympian
GARY ANTONIO RUSSELL, Unbeaten Bantamweight Prospect
WHAT: Gary Russell Jr. will be joined by his younger brothers, Gary
Antuanne Russell and Gary Antonio Russell, for a D.C.-area media workout ahead of their respective bouts on Saturday, May 20 from MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
Russell Jr. will defend his featherweight world title against Oscar Escandon in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.
WHEN: Thursday, May 11
12:30 p.m. ET - Media Arrival
1:00 p.m. ET - Workout Begins
WHERE: The Enigma Boxing Gym
9100 Edgeworth Drive
Capitol Heights, Maryland
TICKETS: Tickets for the May 20 event, which is promoted by TGB
Promotions, are priced at $200, $150, $100 and $50, and are now on sale. To purchase tickets go to http://mgmnationalharbor.com/.
INFO: Gary Russell Jr. vs. Oscar Escandon is a featherweight world
championship showdown that headlines SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on Saturday, May 20 from MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
Televised coverage begins on SHOWTIME at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT and features super middleweight contenders Andre Dirrell and Jose Uzcategui in a matchup for the Interim IBF Super Middleweight World Championship plus two-division world champion Rances Barthelemy in a WBA 140-pound world title eliminator against Kiryl Relikh. In the telecast opener, from Copper Box Arena in London, Gervonta Davis puts his IBF Jr. Lightweight Title on the line against Liam Walsh.