Professional boxer who is recognized for having held the title of the World Boxing Organization's junior welterweight in 2014. He has gone on to garner more than 70,000 followers on his chris_algieri Instagram account.
He began training in Chinese Kenpo at the age of 10 and went on to receive a degree in healthcare science from Stony Brook University.
As a kickboxer he won the World Kickboxing Association Super Welterweight Championships.
He is from New York.
He fought Amir Khan in a 2015 bout.