WORLD CHAMPION RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV OF RUSSIA AND CHRIS ALGIERI OF LONG ISLAND TO HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE AT BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN

Apr 15, 2014

Barclays Center and Banner Promotions 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 TOMORROW, Wednesday, April 16 at noon in the GEICO Atrium in Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The fight will take place Saturday, June 14, and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark.

Provodnikov-Algieri will headline a championship night of boxing, with a strong undercard including the WBC Continental Americas Light Heavyweight Championship between Seanie “Irish” Monaghan of Long Beach, Long Island and an opponent to be named. In addition, the card will include the first professional women’s fight at Barclays Center featuring Heather “The Heat” Hardy of Brooklyn.

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