Provodnikov and Algieri meet in “Little Russia”

WBO Junior Welterweight Champion, Ruslan Provodnikov and Challenger Chris Algieri, appeared together for a second press conference following yesterdays press conference at Barclays Center. Today they gave the Russian Media exclusive access at TATIANA Restaurant, 3152 Brighton 6th Steet, Brooklyn, New York.

Todays press event gave the Russian community a chance to meet the Champion and his challenger. Brooklyn’s bustling and bountiful neighborhood by the sea. Known as “Little Russia” was an appropriate setting for Provodnikov to address his fellow Russian people and a taste of Russia for lunch.

Ruslan Provodnikov stated that Chris Algieri has the same opportunity in their June 14 bout that he himself had in March of 2013 against Timothy Bradley. Bradley Provodnikov ended up being awarded “2013 Fight of the Year. The fight also put Ruslan in the spotlight, and second chance at a world title. His second chance resulted in him capturing Mike Alvarado’s title with an impressive 10th round stoppage of the favored hometown Alvarado.

Provodnikov vs. Algieri, June 14, 2014, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Promoted by Banner Promotions and Top Rank®, in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, tickets to the Provodnikov-Algieri world champion event are $31, $56, $86, $106 and $206. Tickets will go on sale beginning Thursday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m. and can be purchased online via Ticketmaster by visiting or, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center beginning Friday, April 25 at noon.