2008 U.S. Olympian Gary Russell, Jr. to Make Pro Debut on Showtime on Friday, January 16

Jan. 13, 2009, 2:06 p.m. (ET)
2008 United States Olympian Gary Russell, Jr., will make his professional debut on Friday, January 16 in a nationally televised bout against Antonio Reyes (Dallas, Texas) (3-2). The broadcast featuring the featherweight match-up between Russell and Reyes will be shown on Showtime's ShoBox: The Next Generation at 11 p.m EST/PST (delayed on the west coast.).