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Gary Antuanne Russell (born June 14, 1996) is an American professional boxer. He represented the United States in the light welterweight division at the 2016 Summer Olympics, but was controversially eliminated in the third bout.[2] He is the younger brother of World Boxing Council featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr.[3]

Gary Antuanne Russell
Russell vs Masuk Rio2016.jpg
Statistics
Real nameGary Antuanne Russell
Weight(s)Light welterweight
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Reach72 12 in (184 cm)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1996-06-14) June 14, 1996 (age 23)
Capitol Heights, Maryland[1]
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights8
Wins8
Wins by KO8
Losses0

All five brothers in his family are named Gary after their father Gary Russell, Sr. Four of them are competitive boxers, trained by their father.[4] On May 20, 2017, he won his professional debut by first round tko.[5]

Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
8 fights 8 wins 0 losses
By knockout 8 0
By decision 0 0
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
7 Win 7–0   Jose Arturo Esquivel TKO 1 (8) Aug 4, 2018   Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, U.S.
6 Win 6–0   Wilmer Rodriguez KO 1 (6) May 19, 2018   MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, U.S.
5 Win 5–0   Andrew Rodgers TKO 3 (4) Apr 21, 2018   Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.
4 Win 4–0   Keasen Freeman TKO 2 (4) Mar 3, 2018   Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.
3 Win 3–0   Larry Yanez TKO 1 (4) Nov 21, 2017   The Coliseum, St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.
2 Win 2–0   Jesus Lule TKO 1 (4) Sep 10, 2017   Sands Casino Resort, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.
1 Win 1–0   Josh Ross TKO 1 (4), 2:25 May 20, 2017   MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, U.S. Professional debut

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gary Russell. nbcolympics.com
  2. ^ Gary Russell Archived August 26, 2016, at the Wayback Machine. rio2016.com
  3. ^ Kilgore, Adam (August 10, 2016). "He's certainly not the first Gary Russell to box, but he's the first to win an Olympic bout". The Washington Post. Retrieved August 12, 2016.
  4. ^ Gary Antuanne Russell. teamusa.org
  5. ^ http://boxrec.com/boxer/789597