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Chris Algieri behind the scenes at fight week

During the biggest week of his pro boxing career, Long Island's Chris Algieri spent many hours in front of cameras and microphones. Newsday takes you behind the scenes of fight week in Macau, China, for the lead-in to Algieri's fight against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao.

Chris Algieri has a rare moment alone on
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Chris Algieri has a rare moment alone on Monday, Nov. 16, 2014, on the ride back to his hotel in Macau, China, after visiting a local boxing gym and talking to young fighters.

Chris Algieri and his father, Dominic, embrace for
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Chris Algieri and his father, Dominic, embrace for the first time as Algieri's parents arrived at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China, on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2014.

From left, trainers Keith Trimble and Tim Lane,
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From left, trainers Keith Trimble and Tim Lane, boxer Chris Algieri and business operations manager Kevin Rooney in the sauna as they relax after training and work on the weight cut on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Macau, China.

From left, trainer Keith Trimble, Chris Algieri, business
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From left, trainer Keith Trimble, Chris Algieri, business operations manager Kevin Rooney and trainer Tim Lane relax after a training session on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.

Tim Lane, trainer for Chris Algieri, looks out
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Tim Lane, trainer for Chris Algieri, looks out the window from a suite in the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China, on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

Chris Algieri, left, and business operational manager Kevin
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Chris Algieri, left, and business operational manager Kevin Rooney at Algieri’s fighter meeting on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China.

Chris Algieri gets situated for his satellite tour
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Chris Algieri gets situated for his satellite tour of interviews with media outlets across the world on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Macau, China, leading into his boxing match against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao.

Manny Pacquiao, left, and Chris Algieri prepare for
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Manny Pacquiao, left, and Chris Algieri prepare for their live interview via satellite on ESPN's "SportsCenter" on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Macau, China.

Chris Algieri meets with HBO Boxing broadcasters Jim
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Chris Algieri meets with HBO Boxing broadcasters Jim Lampley, right, and Max Kellerman, left, during their fighter meeting in Macau, China, on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

Chris Algieri meets with HBO producers and hosts
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Chris Algieri meets with HBO producers and hosts during their fighter meeting in Macau, China, on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

Team Algieri takes a group photo during fight
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Team Algieri takes a group photo during fight week leading up to Chris Algieri's shot against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in Macau, China.

Chris Algieri, far right, and his team head
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Chris Algieri, far right, and his team head down in the elevator to the weigh-ins on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Macau, China. He weighed in at 144.4 pounds, then 144.2 pounds and had two hours to get to the contractual weight of 144. Within an hour, Algieri weighed in at 143.6 pounds for his WBO welterweight title shot against champion Manny Pacquiao.

Team Algieri spends a moment before weigh-ins on
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Team Algieri spends a moment before weigh-ins on their phones on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Macau, China.

Chris Algieri awaits his time to get on
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Chris Algieri awaits his time to get on the scales and weigh in on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Macau, China, for his bout the following day against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao.

Chris Algieri stretches in the dressing room on
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Chris Algieri stretches in the dressing room on fight night as he prepares to face Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China, on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Chris Algieri warms up in his dressing room
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Chris Algieri warms up in his dressing room on fight night as he prepares to face Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China, on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Trainer Tim Lane watches as Jacob
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Trainer Tim Lane watches as Jacob "Stitch" Duran wraps Chris Algieri's hands on fight night as he prepares to face Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China, on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Chris Algieri has a quiet moment to himself
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Chris Algieri has a quiet moment to himself in the dressing room on fight night as he prepares to face Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China, on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Chris Algieri looks focused in his dressing room
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Chris Algieri looks focused in his dressing room on fight night as he prepares to face Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China, on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Chris Algieri looks focused in his dressing room
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Chris Algieri looks focused in his dressing room on fight night as he prepares to face Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China, on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Sylvester Stallone, left, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, right, meet
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Sylvester Stallone, left, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, right, meet Chris Algieri backstage before he fights Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China, on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Cutman Jacob
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Cutman Jacob "Stitch" Duran helps Chris Algieri loosen up in his dressing room on fight night as he prepares to face Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China, on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

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