Gary 小罗素 puts on impressive show for hometown fans in Maryland
In the main event 从米高梅国家港口 在马里兰州，这是前两个国家的战术战役 U.S. Olympians as Russell Jr. （29-1，17 KOs）被击败 Diaz Jr. (26-1, 14 KOs). 罗素以115-113和117-111的一致决定赢得了比赛， 保持他的WBC轻量级世界冠军。这位29岁的老乡最喜欢用他的手速度，速度和无情的进攻来压倒先前排名第一的竞争者Diaz Jr.。
小罗素’s game plan to dictate the pace and establish the jab was clear, throwing a career-high 587 jabs throughout the 12-round battle. While the number of punches landed were close (199-192 in favor of 小罗素), 小罗素’s的输出胜过DiazJr。’作为冠军的准确性’创造了职业生涯最高的992个拳头 for him in a CompuBox tracked 斗争。 小迪亚兹. was committed to attacking the body of 小罗素, but he was unable to break the champion down, who injured his right hand in the third round.
“我们训练以抵抗那些身体射击，” said 小罗素 “我们把工作每天都放在一边。我们始终坚持不懈地磨砺和追求自己的卓越，并将自己推向极限。
小迪亚兹. showed heart and youthful enthusiasm, closing the fight with a strong final round but ultimately, he lacked the creative, diversified attack needed to truly trouble 小罗素
“The 游戏 plan was to break him down with the body shots and start attacking him more in the later rounds,”加利福尼亚南部埃尔蒙特人说。“但是我开始攻击他为时已晚，没有't pick it up until the 8th or 9th round. Gary 小罗素 is a tremendous fighter and he did a great job keeping me at bay.”
“这只会使我成为饥饿的战士。我希望我得到了很多战斗迷的尊重。我想成为世界上最好的轻量级战斗机的冠军。今晚没了't my night but I'我会更努力地反弹，我'll be champion soon.”