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Could we see Chris Algieri squaring off against WBO junior welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov on HBO in May?
It’s something Star Boxing promotions boss Joe DeGuardia told Newsday’s Bobby Cassidy last week is a possibility.
Algieri (19-0) expanded his national profile after scoring a unanimous-decision win (97-93, 97-93, 98-92) over highly regarded prospect Emanuel Taylor in last...Read more »
Huntington native Chris Algieri will have his work cut out for him Friday when he squares off against Emanuel Taylor in the main event of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights card at the Paramount Theater in Huntington.
Taylor (17-1, 12 KOs), rated sixth in the latest IBF junior welterweight rankings, has an extensive background in amateur boxing, with five junior Golden Gloves and three national...Read more »
Saturday night represents the opportunity of a lifetime for Delvin Rodriguez. Rodriguez will get a chance to take a major step in his career when he takes on Miguel Cotto (37-4) in a 12-round junior middleweight bout at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fl. live on HBO. "I'm just enjoying every second of this because this is an opportunity that I earned. I got to this opportunity the hard way,”...Read more »
Lost amongst all of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez hype was something going on in our own backyard. Chris Algieri moved to 18-0 with an seventh-round stoppage of Wilfredo Acuna at the Paramount Theater in Huntington. Algieri moved another step closer to achieving his goal of fighting for a junior welterweight world title. Also on the Star Boxing “Rockin’ Fights 10” card was former world...Read more »
Local favorite Chris Algieri (17-0) will once again look to keep his record unblemished when he takes on Wilfredo Acuna at the Paramount Theater in Huntington. But there will be a slight twist for the Huntington junior welterweight as former champion Joshua Clottey will also appear on the card. Most remember Clottey from his fights against Zab Judah, Miguel Cotto and Manny Pacquiao. Having a fighter...Read more »
On Saturday, Huntington's Chris Algieri (17-0) meets Nicaraguan veteran Wilfredo Acuna (14-12) in the main event at the Paramount in Huntington. Also on the card, former world champ Joshua Clottey (36-4) returns to the ring after an almost two-year layoff to face Dashon Johnson (14-12-3). After the live card, fans will watch the live telecast from Las Vegas of the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez...Read more »
Chris Algieri returns to the Paramount Theater in his hometown of Huntington on July 20 to take on perhaps his toughest opponent to date, Mike Arnaoutis (24-8-2, 11 KOs). The former kick boxing champion turned welterweight contender scored a unanimous-decision win over Jose Peralta Alejo at the Paramount last February on NBC’s Fight Night. Now Algieri (16-0, 7 KOs) will put his unblemished record...Read more »
Chris Algieri, Undefeated welterweight, Huntington
Floyd by unanimous decision. He’s too fast and too smart. The ghost will being passion and grit, but as Floyd always says: “Skills Pays the Bills”. Holt McCallany, Actor and life long boxing fan
It never pays to underestimate Floyd Mayweather, the best pound for pound fighter in boxing. But I'm predicting a tough, hard fight. Robert...Read more »
Star Boxing CEO Joe DeGuardia is back in the saddle after surviving a horrific accident early Sunday morning on July 29. DeGuardia’s Mercedes Benz was hit head on by a car driving the wrong way on the LIE. The driver of the other car was killed on impact. DeGuardia, who was on the way home after overseeing his sold-out boxing show “Rockin Fights 4” at the Paramount in Huntington, suffered serious...Read more »
Winning fights at the Paramount is starting to become a habit for Huntington's Chris Algieri. The unbeaten junior welterweight looks to make it three straight on March 31 when he meets Rochester, New York’s Winston Mathis in the main event. “We’re very proud to return to The Paramount on March 31st. The Long Island fans have been extremely supportive of our first two events with both...Read more »