Russell Jr vs Escandon Weigh-Ins In The Books – The Premier Boxing Champions and Showtime Boxing are back in Oxon Hill, Maryland at the new MGM National Theater for a full night of boxing Saturday night that sees WBC world featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr (27-1) defending his belt against the challenge of Colombia’s hard hitting Oscar Escandon (25-2).
Friday evening saw the weigh-ins take place, marking the last time that Russell Jr and Escandon would come face to face before Saturday’s fight. The two men came in under the 126 pound featherweight limit, making Saturday’s world title fight official.
Russell Jr vs Escandon Weigh-Ins In The Books
Below are the quick results for the featured fights. Check this latest TBC report for more highlight’s from Friday’s weigh-ins and check your local listings for start times on HBO.
Saturday, May 20th, 2017 – MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD
(Card Subject To Change):
126 LBS 12 RDS: Gary Russell Jr (125.5 lbs) vs Oscar Escandon (125.7)
168 LBS 12 RDS: Andre Dirrell (166.5 lbs) vs Jose Uzcategui (167.5 lbs)
140 LBS 12 RDS: Rances Barthelemy (139.5 lbs) vs Kiryl Relikh (139.5 lbs)
122 LBS 6 RDS: Antonio Russell (119.5 lbs) vs Jovany Fuentes (120.5 lbs)
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