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World Champion Ruslan Provodnikov of Russia and Chris Algieri of Long Island to hold Press Conference at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

NEW YORK:  (April 14, 2014)–Barclays Center  will host a press conference to announce the WBO jr. welterweight title fight between champion Ruslan “The Siberian Rocky” Provodnikov of Beryozovo, Russia and Chris Algieri of Huntington, Long Island on Wednesday, April 16 at noon in the GEICO Atrium in Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The fight will take place Saturday night, June 14, and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark.  Provodnikov – Algieri will headline a championship night of boxing.

A strong undercard will include the WBC Continental America’s Light Heavyweight championship bout between Seanie “Irish” Monaghan of Long Beach, Long Island against an opponent to be named.  In addition the card will include the first professional woman’s fight at Barclays Center featuring Heather “The Heat” Hardy of Brooklyn.

The show is promoted by Banner Promotions, Top Rank in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing

The Press conference will begin at noon with the doors opening at 11:30 AM

WHO:     Ruslan Provodnikov (23-2, 16 KO’s)-WBO Jr. Welterweight champion

Chris Algieri (19-0, 8 KO’s)–WBO number-13 Contender-Huntington, NY

Artie Pelullo–CEO Banner Promotions

Joe DeGuardia–President of Star Boxing

Brett Yormark–CEO Barclays Center

Carl Moretti–Vice President of Top Rank

Sean Monaghan-(23-0 13 KO’s)

Heather Hardy (9-0, 2 KO’s)

Simeon Hardy (11-0, 8 KOs)

WHAT:  Press Conference to announce HBO Boxing After Dark fights for June 14

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 16 at noon; Doors open at 11:30 AM

WHERE:  Barclays Center

620 Atlantic Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11217

Media should enter through main entrance

Located atop one of the largest transportation hubs in New York City, Barclays Center is accessible by 11 subway lines, The Long Island Rail Road and 11 bus lines.

For more information on Barclays Center, please visit barclayscenter.com


Star Boxing

(718) 823-2000


Bernie Bahrmasel

(773) 592-2986


Banner Promotions

Marc Abrams



Fred Sternburg




Patrick Byrne





Star Boxing Inc. celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2012. The company has produced some of the most exciting and memorable boxing events in recent history. Star Boxing continues to work with and develop a number of very exciting world champions, world rated contenders and young prospects. Star Boxing is proud that is has consistently brought credibility, integrity, and exciting fights to the boxing industry.  For more information on Star Boxing, visit their official website atwww.StarBoxing.com and follow them on Twitter @ Star Boxing and Facebook at Star Boxing.


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