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Ruslan Provodnikov

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 [...]

HBO Boxing tripleheader telecast Saturday at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT

HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise returns for a full night of world class action when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV VS. CHRIS ALGIERI AND DEMETRIUS ANDRADE VS. BRIAN ROSE is seen SATURDAY, JUNE 14 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside for the event, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned [...]

Provodnikov & Algieri Media Workout Quotes

RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV “I do not have any special rituals. I only believe in myself and my abilities. “I enjoy having my fans from Russia at my fights. “Algieri seems like a smart man and I expect him to be a smart boxer. We’ll see how practical his boxing theories are in the ring on Saturday. “If I have to die in the ring to win, that is what I will do. Is Algieri willing to [...]

“The Pugilist KOrner” Radio: Joel Diaz, David Rodriguez, and Abel Sanchez

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special three guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!! The exclusive presentation will feature expert trainer Joel Diaz, Heavyweight contender David “El Nino“ Rodriguez, and elite level trainer Abel Sanchez. Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Making his way back to “The Pugilist KOrner” will be the ultra [...]

Provodnikov/Algieri, Andrade/Rose Officials Announced

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the officials who will work this Saturday, June 14, in the defenses of the world champions Ruslan Provodnikov and Demetrius Andrade against Chris Algieri and Brian Rose, respectively, to be held in New York, and for the interim bantamweight title bout between Alejandro Hernandez and [...]

Provodnikov – Algieri media luncheon quotes

This past Saturday, WBO Jr. Welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov and undefeated challenger Chris Algieri met with a small group of journalists at Uncle Jack's Steakhouse in New York City to talk about their June 14 title bout at Barclays Center. Their world title bout will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 10 PM ET/PT. Photo Credit Claudia Bocanegra PROVODNIKOV [...]

“Miguel Angel Cotto” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “WBC/Ring Middleweight Champion Miguel Cotto” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!! Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Throughout the first forty minutes of tonight’s program, James and Joseph will discuss Miguel Cotto‘s brilliant stoppage victory over former lineal Middleweight champion [...]

Provodnikov – Algieri interview transcript

Marc Abrams: The "Siberian Rocky" Ruslan Provodnikov will defend his WBO Junior Welterweight Championship against undefeated New Yorker Chris Algieri Saturday night, June 14, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and it will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark. The card is being promoted by Banner Promotions and Top Rank, in association with Star Boxing. The telecast will kick off at 10:00 p.m. Eastern [...]

Video: Ruslan Provodnikov arrives in New York for June 14 title defense

World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight champion the "Siberian Rocky" RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV arrives at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday. The Freddie Roach-trained Ruslan is scheduled to defend his title against undefeated Long Island scholar-brawler CHRIS ALGIERI on June 14, 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. It will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®. [...]

Arums labels Provodnikov as a potential opponent for Pacquiao

If Juan Manuel Marquez declines to fight Manny Pacquiao for the fifth time, Bob Arum already has an exciting replacement: Ruslan Provodnikov. “Ruslan is fighting on June 14 on HBO, it will be shown in the Philippines. He is also a potential opponent,” declared Arum via abs-cbnnews.com. While I was thinking that Maidana vs. Provodnikov would make for a phenomenal bout, Arum suggesting [...]