Provodnikov: I'll hunt Algieri down
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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