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Manny Pacquiao is about to find out: Chris Algieri is man, not myth

By Jerry Izenberg | For The Star-Ledger

LAS VEGAS — The guy who will fight Manny Pacquiao in Macao later this month never spent five seconds rattling around in the imagination of Sylvester Stallone. He never yells "Yo!" at women, he never broke a law and he holds a bachelor of science degree from Stony Brook and a Master's from New York Tech.

Unlike the myth of Rocky, Chris Algieri is real.

He never was the product of a propaganda machine. He lives in a basement apartment in the same home as his mother, father and extended family and just paid off the last $40,000 on his student loans.

In short, like a breath of fresh air in the eye of a hurricane of folk myths, Chris Algieri is the Anti-Rocky....

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