Gary Russell Jr. Vs. Oscar Escandon: Forbes’ Boxing Experts Russell Jr. vs. Escandon Live Stream: How to Watch Fight Without Cable
Hometown stage awaits Gary Russell Jr. for title fight vs. Oscar Escandon.
It’s not a matter of will Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KO) defeat Oscar Escandon (25-2, 17 KO), the only question is will he become the first fighter to stop the sturdy Colombian. Russell defends his WBC featherweight title in his home state of Maryland so you can bank on seeing a raucous crowd at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill.On skill level alone, Russell is one of the seven best fighters in the world, but he hasn’t been the busiest man in his sport.My colleagues Josh Katzowitz and Peter Kahn and I still see a KO win in Russell’s future, but I think it’s going to happen earlier in the fight than they do.
In the United States, coverage will be on Showtime. The broadcast, which will also include Liam Walsh vs. Gervonta Davis (from London, perhaps on a tape delay), Rances Barthelemy vs. Kiryl Relikh and Andre Dirrell vs. Jose Uzcategui, starts at 6 p.m. ET, so Russell Jr. vs. Escandon should start sometime around 9 p.m. ET. If you can’t get to a TV, here’s a full rundown of your streaming options: