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NBC card filled with LI prospects

Junior welterweight Chris Algieri puts his unbeaten record on the line Feb. 23, at the Paramount in Huntington, his hometown. The card will be televised by NBC Sports Network. Videojournalist: Robert Cassidy (Feb. 20, 2013)

Huntington will be in the spotlight on Saturday night when several aspiring prospects step into the ring for NBC Sports Network’s Fight Night card.

Huntington welterweight Chris Algieri (14-0, 7 KOs) will take on Jose Peralta (10-1, 6 KOs) in a 10-round co-feature. Another Huntington resident hoping to continue his unbeaten streak is Alan Gotay (3-0, 2 KOs), who will take on Micah Branch in a four-round lightweight bout.

Another Long Islander looking to up his record is Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin. Seldin (10-0, 8 KOs) will fight Jonathan “Lil Big Man” of Queens in a junior welterweight bout. Hicksville’s Anthony Karperis (3-0, 2 KOs) will take on Justin Johnson (4-3-4) in a junior welterweight bout.

Undefeated heavyweights Vyacheslav Glazkov (14-0, 10 KOs) and Malik Scott (35-0, 12 KOs) will headline the card in a 10-round bout.

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