Chicago heavyweight "Merciless" Mike Mollo (20-4, 12 KOs) says he's thought it over and there is only one fight that make sense for him right now.
"I want the Artur Szpilka rematch. That's the only fight I want."
Mollo suddenly finds himself a hot commodity after the back-and-forth war he and Poland's Szpilka waged on February 1 at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Despite fighting through a mask of blood from cuts caused by accidental fouls, Mollo had the undefeated Polish fighter on the floor twice before being knocked out by a perfect shot in round six.
The 33-year-old had been fielding offers to face other fighters, but has now made up his mind: the rematch with Szpilka (13-0, 10 KOs) will be next.
"I want this rematch because of all the injustices in the last fight. I was winning! I should have never been allowed out for the sixth round with the cuts I had from elbows and headbutts. It should have been stopped and gone to the scorecards, like any other professional boxing match, but...