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Matchmaker Ron Katz thinks Chris Algieri has strong shot to beat Manny Pacquiao

Updated November 17, 2014 12:57 AM
By GREG LOGAN  newsday.com

Matchmaker Ron Katz has a Rolodex of boxing connections, knowledge and memories few can match. His career spans 38 years, including 16 with Top Rank Promotions, and includes associations with the likes of Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler and James Toney.

And in all that time, Katz never has encountered a story like the one Greenlawn's Chris Algieri has written in a meteoric rise that has taken him to a challenge for Manny Pacquiao's WBO welterweight title Saturday night in Macau, China.

"He's the real 'Cinderella Man,' " Katz said recently. "Forget James J. Braddock."
As the current matchmaker for promoter Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing, which booked the past 10 fights for Algieri...

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