Algieri Looking To Make Comeback
Former world champion Chris Algieri is looking to make a comeback after being away from the sport for more than two years.
Algieri has reportedly signed with manager Keith Connolly and will be back with promoter Joe DeGuardia in an effort to once again be back fighting in big fights.
The 34-year-old Algieri is currently planning to fight in the 140-pound division, the weight class where Algieri won the WBO title in 2014 with a split decision win over Ruslan Provodnikov. But after that win over Provodnikov, Algieri traveled to Makau where he challenged Manny Pacquiao in a WBO welterweight title fight.
Algieri lost that fight by unanimous decision, handing the New York native his first pro loss. Afterwards, Algieri would go on to lose two his next three fights, including a fifth-round stoppage loss to Errol Spence Jr., the current IBF welterweight champion, and a unanimous decision loss to Amir Khan.
Original Report: ESPN