Provodnikov: I'll hunt Algieri down

Originally Published: June 11, 2014
By Brian Campbell | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Eight months removed from his victory over Mike Alvarado to capture a junior middleweight belt, all-action Ruslan Provodnikov is set to make his first title defense on Saturday.

Provodnikov (23-2, 16 KOs) will face Long Island native Chris Algieri (19-0, 8 KOs) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

"The Siberian Rocky" will look to apply his patented pressure against a slick, talented boxer in the taller Algieri. Provodnikov recently ...

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