Philadelphia (April 14, 2014)–Barclays Center and Banner Promotions will host a press conference to announce the WBO junior welterweight title fight between champion Ruslan “The Siberian Rocky” Provodnikov of Beryozovo, Russia and Chris Algieri of Huntington, Long Island on Wednesday, April 16.
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, and Top Rank in association with Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing.