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Algieri hopes to be Rocky story against Pacquiao

In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, left, of the Philippines, and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of United States, right, pose for photographers during a news conference in Macau. the boxers are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

MACAU (AP) — No one questions Chris Algieri’s toughness, not after he got up from two first round knockdowns and fought half-blinded the rest of the way to somehow pull out a decision win in his June title fight with the feared Ruslan Provodnikov.

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Pacquiao back in China against unbeaten Algieri

In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, left, of the Philippines, and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of United States, right, pose for photographers during a news conference in Macau. the boxers are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao didn’t need the huge bouquet of flowers he was holding to feel welcome in this gambling enclave, where he will be fighting at an odd hour Sunday against an opponent who has to already feel as though he won boxing’s biggest lottery.

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Klitschko floors Pulev in 5th round

Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev, right, and IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO champion Wladimir Klitschko from Ukraine, punch during their IBF heavy-weight world championships title bout in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday, Nov. 15,  2014.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Wladimir Klitschko knocked out the previously unbeaten Kubrat Pulev in the fifth round to retain his four heavyweight belts on Saturday.

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