Magsayo vs Gary Russell World Boxing Schedule; Will Magsayo Be the New Filipino 'Pacquiao'?

MDP Live - Filipino boxer Mark Magsayo is determined to win the WBC featherweight title (57.1 kg) from Gary Russell Jr.

This duel is scheduled to take place at the Borgata Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, United States (US), Sunday, January 23, 2022, live Showtime.

Despite being an underdog or not being seeded, Magsayo is not afraid to face Russell's big name.

Magsayo is determined to match his senior and idol, Filipino boxing legend, Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao.

He is also very optimistic that he can become the new champion in the featherweight division.

Magsayo was present as a mandatory challenger for the WBC belt after defeating Julio Ceja in the last match at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, August 21, 2021 ago.

The victory also continued an unbeaten streak in 23 matches throughout his professional career.

While the defending champion Russell is not an easy opponent for Magsayo.

He is a world title holder who has a record of 31 wins and one loss throughout his professional career.

Russell has been the WBC featherweight world champion since 2015.

Precisely after defeating Jhonny Gonzalez at the Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, March 28, 2015.

Tale of the Tape Mark Magsayo vs Gary Russell Jr ;




World Boxing Complete Schedule for Sunday 23 January 2022:

Atlantic City, New Jersey (Showtime)

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Mark Magsayo
12 rounds – featherweights (for Russell's WBC title)

Subriel Matias vs. Petros Ananyan
12 rounds – junior welterweights

Tugstsogt Nyambar vs. Vic Pasillas
10 rounds – featherweights

Dearborn, Michigan

Hugo Centeno Jr. vs. Antonio Todd
10 rounds – middleweights

Prince Dzanie vs. James Smith
8 rounds – junior bantamweights


Arslanbek Makhmudov vs. Mariusz Wach
10 rounds – heavyweights


Karen Chukhadzian vs. Ryan Martin
10 rounds – welterweights

Andrii Velikovskyi vs. Rafael Bejaren
10 rounds – middleweights

Aka, Kazakhstan

Andrey Sirotkin vs. Meiirim Nursultanov
10 rounds – middleweights.