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Mark Magsayo out to point out he is the perfect featherweight vs Gary Russell Jr.

FILE–Mark Magsayo (R) of the Philippines backflips celebrates after defeating Julio Ceja (L) of Mexico through the WBA Featherweight Title Eliminator boxing match at T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 21, 2021. (Picture by Patrick T. FALLON / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines—Mark Magsayo goals to make a powerful case in his first world title combat.

Magsayo (23-0, 16KOs) challenges WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (31-1, 18KOs) on January 22 in Atlantic Metropolis, New Jersey in a bout the place the unbeaten Filipino hopes to place the division on discover.

“I’m gonna present the world that I’m the perfect on this weight,” Magsayo mentioned Wednesday on Boxing Social. “I’ve been ready for this time so I’m gonna do my finest to win the combat.”

The 26-year-old Magsayo goes into the combat driving excessive following his gutsy win over Julio Ceja of Mexico final August.

Displaying nice resolve, Magsayo overcame a fifth spherical knockdown to dish out a brutal knockout win within the tenth spherical.

The win was voted Knockout of the Yr by the Premier Boxing Champions’ Twitter and YouTube polls.

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