So what's up with Gary Russell Jr these days?

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  1. Flo_Raiden

    Flo_Raiden Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Has there been any announcement on when he's fighting again this year? I can't believe a guy this talented would just fight once a year. I would really like to see a fight against Santa Cruz.
     
  2. BoxingPurest

    BoxingPurest Active Member Full Member

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    I know he needs to fight more often i've been very very impressed with him thus far in his career. He would give Cruz loads of trouble, I could see him winning that fight!
     
  3. BoxingABC1

    BoxingABC1 5x WBK Champ Full Member

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    "these days"? More like "TO THIS DAY"
     
  4. Angler Andrew

    Angler Andrew Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Typical PBC fighter,gets paid enough to fight once a year.
     
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  5. Paranoid Android

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    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing booted Full Member

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  7. FastSmith7

    FastSmith7 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I think this guy wanted to be the best on the planet and he was destroying everyone in his way giving him supreme confidence, he thought he would not be beaten and would achieve greatness... then he met Loma and got embarrased by him, all his confidence that built up over the years... gone...this can really affect your mentality
     
  8. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Underrated comment.
     
  9. Sphillips

    Sphillips Active Member Full Member

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    He is fighting Kiko Martinez.
     
  10. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

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    weakest link in the chain
     
  11. Bustajay

    Bustajay Feel the Steel/Balls Deep Full Member

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    Spot on
    He needs to be more active before he gets too damn OLD
     
  12. WhataRock

    WhataRock Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    At least he can say he is the best Gary in his family.
     
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    ლ(́◉◞౪◟◉‵ლ)
     
  14. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing booted Full Member

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    I just don't get it. Boxing has changed so damn much.
     
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  15. Wasteman

    Wasteman Certified Wasteman (Confirmed) Full Member

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    Yep, it's sad, especially as boxers like GRJ who largely depend upon their super fast reflexes and elite hand speed to win fights tend to have noticably shorter primes than boxers who aren't as naturally gifted in these areas and therefore have to adopt less energetic styles. It's also worth noting that before his fight with Lomachenko, GRJ had been fighting roughly twice a year; it was only after the loss that he then took to fighting only once a year. I guess Hi-Tech must have caused a part of GRJ's soul to shrivel up and die that night.
     
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