BROOKYLN - Undefeated rising welterweight star Errol "The Truth" Spence Jr. and former world champion Chris Algieri went face-to-face on Friday as they made weight for their scheduled main event showdown on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC this Saturday, April 16 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Also in attendance were the undercard fighters, who are part of the televsied card - cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Glowacki and former champion Steven "U.S.S" Cunningham plus undefeated 2012 U.S. Olympian "Sir" Marcus Browne and unbeaten light heavyweight Radivoje "Hot Rod" Kalajdzic who round out a stacked tripleheader on Saturday night. In addition, popular Brooklyn undefeated fighter Heather "The Heat" Hardy was in attendance as she nears her undercard bout against Sweden's Anna Hultin.
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.
Spence came it at 146.6-pounds, while Algieri was 145.6.
Glowacki was 199-pounds and Cunningham was 199.2.
Browne was 174.6-pounds and Kalajdzic was 173.6.
Hardy was 123.2-pounds and Hultin was 123.
BRETT YORMARK, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment
"Barclays Center is thrilled to have Chris Algieri back for his fourth fight and we expect a great turnout from the Long Island fans who are looking forward to Saturday as well. We're also looking forward to a new name to headline Brooklyn and we welcome Errol Spence Jr.
"We welcome Marcus Browne back for your 11th fight and we thank you for calling Barclays Center home. Heather Hardy is also back at Barclays Center for the sixth time and we are thrilled to have all of them fighting in our building.
"It's fitting that Saturday nights card features Chris Colbert and Earl Newman who got their start at Golden Gloves.
"I think 2016 will be our biggest year yet and we look forward to welcoming everybody back in the coming months."
Barclays Center's BROOKLYN BOXING™ programming platform is presented by AARP. PBC on NBC is sponsored by Corona, La Cerveza Mas Fina.
For more information visit www.premierboxingchampions.com and www.nbcsports.com/boxing,