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Chris Algieri Faces Curtis Smith on 1/28 in Huntington

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Fan favorite Chris Algieri will return to battle in his hometown of Huntington, New York at the Paramount Theater on Saturday, January 28th to face Curtis Smith of Atlanta, Georgia in a junior welterweight bout.

Presented by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, the Algieri/Smith bout headlines ROCKIN FIGHTS, an action packed evening of world-class professional boxing.

The 27-year-old Algieri, sporting an undefeated record of 12-0 (6KO’s), is coming off his finest performance, a dominant ten round unanimous decision over the heavy hitting Bayan Jargal on November 19th at the Paramount Theatre.

“It’s always terrific to fight at home, we had a packed house for my fight against Bayan Jargal at the Paramount and I’m truly looking forward to the continued support on January 28th” said Algieri

Said Joe DeGuardia, President of Star Boxing, “The atmosphere for Chris’ first fight at the Paramount against Jargal was outstanding. Chris showed a great deal against a world class fighter and we’re looking forward to a terrific New Year from him.”

The upset minded and heavy handed Smith, 10-5-0 (5KO’s), will be making his first appearance in the New York City area with the southpaw having won three of his last four starts.

In addition to focusing on his rise in the rankings, Algieri is a 2007 graduate with honors of Stony Brook University. He also earned a master’s degree from the New York Institute of Technology as he heads towards medical school.

Further details on ROCKIN FIGHTS including a terrific undercard will be announced shortly.

Advance tickets, priced at $35, $50 and $100 can be purchased by calling Star Boxing at (718) 823-2000, or by visiting the Star Boxing website, www.StarBoxing.com . Tickets may also be purchased through Ticketmaster ( www.ticketmaster.com , Phone 1-800-745-3000) and The Paramount Theater Box Office by calling (631) 673-7300.

The Paramount Theater is located at 370 New York Avenue, Huntington, New York, 11743. For directions and more information, please visit their website at www.paramountny.com

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PAC-BOY on 01-09-2012

i know chris pretty well. havent talked to him in a good while though. He said He was going from Kick Boxing into boxing...Looks like he finally did. Congrats to him....Good luck bro!

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