If he lasts more than six rounds in this scheduled 12-rounder, he has every right to feel good about himself. But it would take a near-miracle for Algieri to get the upset.
Making history will be easier said than done against Manny Pacquiao, who brings a 56-4-3 record into the fight on Nov. 22. But the Huntington native says he’s up to the task.
While football is not Chris Algieri’s area of expertise these days, being a champion is, and that’s why he was invited to inspire a group of kids on Tuesday.
Sometimes the stench associated with the sport is foul and base and undeniable. Such was the case last night at the MGM Grand.
Bradley simply does not have the skills to stay with Pacquiao, even if he is only at 75 or 80 percent of what he once brought into the ring.