Congrats To Gary Russell, Jr. - DC Boxing Extraodinaire!

Gary Russell, Jr., the DC metro area's undefeated featherweight hailing from Capitol Heights, MD, scored a third-round TKO over Christopher "Huracan" Perez of Mexico Saturday night.

Russell gave an impressive showing in front of a nationally-televised Showtime audience at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, CA.  The two fighters fought on the undercard of  the Cory Spinks vs Cornelius Bundrage 2 contest.

Russell has consistently proven his worth in the boxing game, climbing to an impressive 20-0, 12 KO record after his stoppage of Perez (23-3, 14KOs) 1:41 into the third round. 

Russell was the 2011 ESPN Fighter of the Year.

Christopher Perez talks about his game plan against Russell prior to the fight.  He said, "I'm prepared."