ALGIERI THRILLS HOMETOWN CROWD WITH PARAMOUNT
put an exclamation point on his return to the Paramount
winning a unanimous decision before a raucous hometown
crowd at "Rockin Fights 9."
Pride of Huntington," bloodied the more experienced
"Mighty Mike" Arnaoutis with a cut over the right eye in
the eighth round and kept up a constant barrage right to
the final bell.
The now 17-0
(7 KO) Algieri never looked back after a hard left in
the second stunned him and used a combination of skill
and superior legs to wear down the heavy-hitting Greek
"Chris Algieri's boxing expertise came
through on every level as he proved once again that he
is on the road to a world title shot," said Star
Boxing's Joe DeGuardia at ringside. "It was a great
10-round action fight before an enthusiastic crowd that
witnessed a great battle of skill and will."
Algieri worked the Paramount crowd into a
frenzy with some stunning combinations that left
Arnaoutis on the ropes at the sixth round bell. He came
out swinging in the seventh with a blistering pace the
southpaw could not answer.
"My hat's off to Arnaoutis, who was in
great shape and certainly came to fight," Algieri said.
"I'm awed by the great competition and will keep moving
ahead toward my world title goal."
"Chris Algieri is up and coming no matter
who's in front of him and he keeps progressing and
developing," said DeGuardia. "Tonight, he certainly
passed his biggest test so far."
Mike Arnaoutis take a hard left
undercard, Lightweight Alan Gotay added a sixth win to
his undefeated record (3 KO) with a decisive six-round
unanimous decision over Michael Doyle. Another
Huntington favorite son, Gotay's constant motion proved
no match for the stationary Doyle.
Hicksville's Anthony "Showtime Karperis was stopped in
his bid to go 5-1 when his fight with Jonathan Cuba was
stopped in the fifth. Cuba was lining up his shots and
teeing off against Karperis when the referee stepped in.
Cuba delivers to Karperis
In the "Rockin Fights 9" professional
debut of Vincenzo D'Angelo, the Super Middleweight won a
unanimous decision over Michael Mitchell.
Wendy "The Haitian Hurricane" Toussaint
of Huntington also won a unanimous decision vs. On'rey
Towns in his first professional bout.
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