In the main event from MGM National Harbor in Maryland, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, it was a tactical and hard fought battle of two former U.S. Olympians as Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 KOs) defeated Diaz Jr. (26-1, 14 KOs).

Russell won the contest via unanimous decision, 115-113 and 117-111 twice, to retain his WBC Featherweight world title.

The 29-year-old hometown favorite used his hand speed, quickness and relentless attack to overwhelm Diaz Jr., the previously undefeated top-ranked contender.

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