Photos: Chris Algieri upsets Ruslan Provodnikov via split-decision

Photos from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York as upstart Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KO’s) captures the WBO junior welterweight championship with a surprise split-decision victory over Ruslan Provodnikov (23-3, 16 KO’s). Algieri was dropped twice in the first round but showed great composure afterwards.

All photos courtesy of Naoki Fukuda

03 (2)C Algieri

Chris Robinson can be reached at Trimond@aol.com

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