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Photos: Spence, Algieri, Glowacki, Cunningham Workouts

BROOKLYN - As they near the weigh-in and fight night for their Saturday, April 16 showdowns at Barclays Center, Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC fighters and undercard fighters spoke about their upcoming bouts.

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PBC on NBC fighters Errol "The Truth" Spence Jr., Chris Algieri, Krzysztof Glowacki, Steve "U.S.S." Cunningham and "Sir" Marcus Browne, plus undercard fighters Heather "The Heat" Hardy, Chris Colbert and Earl Newman talked about why fight fans should watch on Saturday, why they believe they will win and shared what they will be eating after they weigh-in.

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Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment in association with Star Boxing, start at $25, not including applicable fees, and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, www.barclayscenter.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. Group discounts are available by calling 844-BKLYN-GP.

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Here is what the fighters had to say Thursday:
 
ERROL SPENCE JR
 
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "This is a great card from top to bottom. These are all competitive fights. I'm an exciting fighter and I'm going to give the fans something to remember."
 
On why he believes he will win: "I believe I'm going to be victorious because I trained too hard not to be. We have a great game plan and I believe in my abilities as a fighter."
 
On what he will eat after he weighs-in: "I'm going to have some pasta and probably a sweet potato. I'm going to keep it healthy but still gain some weight."

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CHRIS ALGIERI
 
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "My fights are always exciting. I bring the action and you can expect a fast-paced technical fight."
 
On why he believes he will win: "I'm going to win because styles make fights and I have the style to beat Errol Spence Jr."
 
On what he will eat after he weighs-in: "Spaghetti and meatballs are my go to after a weigh-in."

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KRZYSZTOF GLOWACKI
 
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "We are going to steal the show, just like when I fought Marco Huck. The main event is going to be before the main event. It's going to be an explosive fight. There is no way I'm going back to Poland without the belt."
 
On why he believes he will win: "I am a champion and I trained too hard to get to this point to just give it away. I'm even more confident and better prepared than I was for my last fight. I will win not just for myself, but for my family."
 
On what he will eat after he weighs-in: "I'm going to have the great American steak at Peter Luger's."

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STEVE CUNNINGHAM
 
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "It's always good to watch a veteran of the United States military fight. We know how to fight. We don't know how to quit. You know you're going to be entertained."
 
On why he believes he will win: "Because I work hard and put all my effort into this. I'm going to do my best to force a win."
 
On what he will eat after he weighs-in: "I am going to grab a nice juicy steak after the weigh-in. That will put me to sleep and take away the nerves you get the night before a fight."

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MARCUS BROWNE
 
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "Because I'm going to bring some spizazz, some swag and some fun and power to NBC."
 
On why he believes he will win: "I worked hard and this is another step on the journey to becoming a world champion."
 
On what he will eat after he weighs-in: "I'm going to eat pasta and I can't wait."

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RADIVOJE KALAJDZIC
 
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "Marcus and myself both have a lot of power so you can expect fireworks. We're both coming to win."
 
On why he believes he will win: "I'm going to be the fighter with the better game plan. I'm just as fast and much smarter in the ring than he is."
 
On what he will eat after he weighs-in: "I'm going to eat some pasta, chicken and a sweet tea."

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HEATHER HARDY
 
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "Everybody should come out to watch my fight on April 16 because I'm always in exciting fights."
 
On why she believes he will win: "I'm going to win this fight because I'm not fighting me."
 
On what she will eat after he weighs-in: "After I get off the scales I'm going to drink about a quart of Pedialyte and then have my favorite salmon."

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CHRIS COLBERT
 
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "I'm from Brooklyn and I rep my borough hard. You could say I'm an actor, because I always put on a show when I step inside the ring."
 
On why he believes he will win: "We had a tremendous training camp. I've been on weight for two weeks. It's really been the best training camp that I've ever had."
 
On what he will eat after he weighs-in: "Everything. I'm eating everything."

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EARL NEWMAN
 
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "This will be my professional debut at Barclays Center. It's been two years since I fought on the Golden Gloves and I've been putting in the work to get here. The fans will get a great show."
 
On why he believes he will win: "I've just trained too hard not to win. I feel that this is my calling."
 
On what he will eat after he weighs-in: "I have to eat some Spanish food. Rotisserie chicken and black beans and rice."
 
Barclays Center's BROOKLYN BOXING™ programming platform is presented by AARP. PBC on NBC is sponsored by Corona, La Cerveza Mas Fina.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by KidDinamita on 04-15-2016

[QUOTE=chepboxingking;16611405]Man, boxing is on fire right now. 3 out of the next 4 weeks will have some of this year's most anticipated fights (at least for me) spence-algeri, ortiz-berto, cuellar-mares, lemuix-tapia, khan-canelo[/QUOTE] So true, because we had no good fights…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 04-15-2016

[QUOTE=Pound4PoundStud;16612031]I see where you are coming from but truthfully there is no version of Chris that can beat Errol Spence. Chris was hand picked for a reason. Either way, Chris gets badly chin checked and I don't dislike Chris but…

Comment by 1hourRun on 04-14-2016

Like I said 2016 is the year of the 'Truth'...we coming fo you Kell Brock....you can get it even in the UK.

Comment by Pound4PoundStud on 04-14-2016

[QUOTE=chepboxingking;16611413]Call me crazy but I feel like the old, pure boxer algeri would have a better chance vs spence than the current mass puncher, brawler algeri. If he rushes in with the limited punching power he has, spence will pick…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 04-14-2016

[QUOTE=chepboxingking;16611405]Man, boxing is on fire right now. 3 out of the next 4 weeks will have some of this year's most anticipated fights (at least for me) spence-algeri, ortiz-berto, cuellar-mares, lemuix-tapia, khan-canelo[/QUOTE] Yeah man, things are going to pick up…

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