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Algieri: I'm Going With Experience, Hopkins Beats Kovalev

By Richard Ballesteros

WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri, who challenges Manny Pacquiao for the WBO's 147-pound title on November 22nd in Macau, gave his breakdown on tonight's eagerly anticipated WBA/WBO/IBF light heavyweight unification between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev. The HBO televised main event takes place at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

Algieri is siding with the 49-old-veteran, believing his skills and experience will overcome the much younger puncher from Russia.

"I think Hopkins [wins]. I'm going with the experience and the ring IQ. The man is a genius in there. He does a lot of things that people don't understand. People think that he's not that busy. He's the busiest fighter there is....every little thing he does is for a reason. That foot work, that shoulder move, that head fake - all of those things are incribley fine and work. I don't know if Kovalev has seen anything lie that. If Hopkins can take it late, I really can see him taking over and being a master," Algieri said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DeadScared on 11-09-2014

Experience wise, Pacman has a doctorate degree in boxing against Algerie's. Then again, experince is not everyting. What with speed and power? What then if you've got all three?? We'll see that come 23rd November.

Comment by G G G on 11-08-2014

Algieri = Thief. Thieves opinions have no value in my eyes. He robbed Provo in his hometown, until he releases a public apology for it, I don't care about him.

Comment by RawDawgHasSpokn on 11-08-2014

Since we are interviewing bums, who did Salka pick to win?

Comment by puga on 11-08-2014

I see an ugly fight with kova looking lost .....hope to be wrong coz wanna see gaptooth brutally koed.. ...

Comment by Mr.Daddy on 11-08-2014

[QUOTE=TotalStud;15083016]Not a very intelligent post. Algieri basically said for the style of fighting Hopkins does his experience is invaluable. He didn't say "whoever is older always wins" which seems to be what you're reading. Out of Pacquaio, Algieri, Kovalev and…

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