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Chris Algieri Ready for Khan Tonight

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New York, May 29, 2015

Star Boxing’s Chris Algieri Ready for Khan Tonight; Promoter DeGuardia Says Long Island Fighter Expects to “walk out of ring with hand raised”
***Spike TV will televise Welterweight Title Clash from Barclays Center***
New York, May 29-Star Boxing’s Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) looked primed and ready to go yesterday at Barclays Center, weighing-in at 146.6-pounds for this evening’s clash against Amir Khan (30-3, 19 KOs), beneath the 147-lb. welterweight limit. Spike TV will televise the WBC Silver Welterweight title clash at 9:00 PM/ET on the Premier Boxing Championship Series card.
Promoter Joe DeGuardia said: “Chris looks great, and is ready to pull off the upset at this spectacular venue as he did last year.  The Barclays Center and Spike TV, the perfect setting for ‘déjà vu all over again.'”
The Huntington, Long Island-based Algieri defeated Ruslan Provodnikovon June 14 of last year at Barclays to capture the WBO World Super Lightweight title in a split decision.
Algieri’s career has flourished under DeGuardia from the Long Island shows at the Paramount to the Provodnikov upset setting the stage for the spotlight fight against Pacquaio to yet another huge showcase opportunity against the highly-touted Khan tonight.
Khan also weighed in under the welterweight limit, tipping the scales at 146.6-lbs.
 Event airs tonight on SPIKE  Fios Ch 32 Cablevision Ch 56

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