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Provodnikov vs. Algieri Set, 6/14 At Nassau Coliseum

PHILADELPHIA - On Tuesday, April 15th and Wednesday, April 16th, WBO Junior Welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov (23-2, 16 KO's) will be hosting two press conferences to announce his much anticipated return to the ring, as he will defend his title against undefeated Chris Algieri (19-0, 8 KO's)  that will take place on Saturday, June 14th at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, Long Island.

The fight will headline an HBO Boxing After Dark card and is promoted by Banner Promotions, Top Rank and in association with Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing.

Provodnikov of Beryozovo, Russia announced his arrival on boxing's big stage with his "2013 Fight of the Year" with Timothy Bradley on March 16th.  He then captured the WBO Junior Welterweight title with a 10 round beat down of defending champion Mike Alvarado on October 19, 2013 in Broomfield, Colorado.

Algieri of nearby Huntington, Long Island is ranked number thirteen by the WBO.  He will be making his 1st attempt at a world title and earned this opportunity with wins over Bayan Jargal (15-2-3), Jose Peralta (10-1) and Emanuel Taylor (17-1).

The first press conference will take place at 12 noon on Tuesday, April 15th at The Nassau Coliseum to formally announce the fight.
  
The very next day at 1 PM, Provodnikov &  Algieri will be at Tatiana Restaurant / Nightclub in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn.
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 04-11-2014

[QUOTE=AddiX;14412195]Isn't algieri the albanian kid from the BX? if it's who I think it is, his Albanian following should bring a crowd. Bastards run deep in Ny. And when I saw him box, I liked what I saw, should be…

Comment by ..David.. on 04-11-2014

Tbh i havent seen anything about Aligieri i also tought it was a downgrade just because its not a big name but 19(8)-0, his record seems decent too at least i recognize a couple of names. Hope its a good…

Comment by Best in Boxing on 04-11-2014

[QUOTE=lillu89;14411781]He ducked rios plain and simple, Rios called him out plenty of times and said weight wasn't an issue, also rios fight would of brought more revenue for both. And Rios is more deserving then this kid ranked 13 are…

Comment by AddiX on 04-10-2014

Isn't algieri the albanian kid from the BX? if it's who I think it is, his Albanian following should bring a crowd. Bastards run deep in Ny. And when I saw him box, I liked what I saw, should be…

Comment by Lebanon on 04-10-2014

As uninteresting as this fight is it's also extremely hard to believe Provodnikov is scared of Rios... I mean think about what you're saying there...

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