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Provodnikov vs. Algieri

Algieri: “I’m ready to go straight into the Pacquiao fight for the fall”

In front of a huge crowd at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and an audience watching the telecast around the world including HBO in the United States, Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing had a night to remember as "The Pride of Huntington, New York" Chris Algieri shined in a twelve round split decision over World Boxing Organization ('WBO') Junior Welterweight Champion Ruslan Provodnikov. In [...]

Siberian Rocky Gets Judges’ Cold Shoulder

Ruslan "Siberian Rocky" Provodnikov displayed his ferocious side early on at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. by swiping a rock hard left paw to the right eye of Chris Algieri. Chris not only went down, he went over, doing a backward somersault. When he stopped rolling, referee Harvey Dock started the count. Swelling started immediately, both below and above the eye socket, causing fears that [...]

Algieri defeats Provodnikov; Andrade stops Rose

In an impressive boxing display, Chris Algieri got up off the deck from two 1st round knockdowns to come back and defeat WBO light welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov (23-3, 16 KO's) by a controversial 12 round split decision tonight in their HBO televised fight from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Provodnikov appeared to have the fight in the bag in the 1st round when he put Algieri [...]

Provodnikov-Algieri Preview: Can The Student Become The Teacher?

(Photo credit: Ed Mulholland/HBO) If you're looking to witness a boxing match that's defined by the differences that exist between the two combatants, then you'd be well served to watch the upcoming WBO Jr. Welterweight bout that's scheduled to take place this evening between Ruslan Provodnikov and Chris Algieri. For, in terms of their background, as well as in terms of their fighting style, these [...]

Weights: Ruslan Provodnikov: 139.8 lbs. – Chris Algieri: 140.0 lbs

World championship boxing returns to Brooklyn this tomorrow night! WBO junior welterweight champion RUSLAN "The Siberian Rocky" PROVODNIKOV (23-2, 16 KOs) of Beryozovo, Russia and local scholar/brawler CHRIS ALGIERI (19-0, 8 KOs) of Huntington, Long Island weighed in at 139.8 and 140 pounds, respectively, for their highly-anticipated world championship battle. Provodnikov vs. Algieri [...]

Fans Invited to Today’s Provodnikov-Algieri Weigh-In – Noon ET – Livestream

** Streamed Live Via www.barclayscenter.com ** Barclays Center and Banner Promotions will host the Official Weigh-In for the WBO junior welterweight title fight between defending world champion RUSLAN "The Siberian Rocky" PROVODNIKOV of Beryozovo, Russia and local scholar/brawler CHRIS ALGIERI of Huntington, Long Island, Today! Friday, June 12, at Noon ET, in the GEICO Atrium at Barclays Center [...]

Provodnikov vs. Algieri: The Siberian Freight Train makes a stop in Brooklyn

2013 was a tremendous year for boxing and rise of Ruslan Provodnikov was well documented in the media with the most notable example being HBO's 2 days. If scripted, his real life Rocky story would be hard to believe a few years ago when Ruslan was a crude one-dimensional fighter vying to become a contender at 140. Teaming up with world renowned trainer Freddie Roach, has helped Ruslan sharpen his [...]