The fastest hands in boxing: Gary Russell Jr. talks speed, smarts, and dream fights

The fastest hands in boxing: Gary Russell Jr. talks speed, smarts, and dream fights

Check out this DIRECTV + SHOWTIME exclusive interview with WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. The man some say has the fastest hands in boxing talks about his bout against Spanish brawler Kiko Martinez, the importance of versatility and intelligence in the ring, and the fights he most wants to make in the near future. 

Be sure to catch one of the most scintillating stylists in the sport, WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 KOs) as he takes on former world champion Kiko Martinez (39-8-2, 28 KOs). Then watch one of the biggest punchers in boxing, undefeated WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs), face off with 6’7” mandatory challenger Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (20-1-0, 18 KOs). 


Catch all the action, Saturday, May 18th, at 9PM ET/6PM PT on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on DIRECTV.

Don’t have SHOWTIME? Upgrade today and get the best of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, including Wilder vs. Breazeale!

The content is featured on is editorial content brought to you by DIRECTV. While some of the programming discussed may now or in the future be available affiliates distribution services, the companies and persons discussed and depicted, and the authors and publishers of licensed content, are not necessarily associated with and do not necessarily endorse DIRECTV. When you click on ads on this site you may be taken to DIRECTV marketing pages that display advertising content. Content sponsored or co-created by programmers is identified as "Sponsored Content" or "Promoted Content."