America's No. 1 middleweight contender, undefeated Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (26-0, 20 KOs), fully understands that an impressive victory June 2 over four-time world light middleweight champion Ronald "Winky" Wright (51-5-1, 25 KOs) should get him much closer to his dream of fighting for a world title.
Quillin-Wright is the 10-round Showtime co-feature at Home Depot Center in Carson, California.
Wright has never been stopped in 57 pro bouts, fighting world-class opponents such as Felix Trinidad (WDEC12), Shane Mosley (DEC12 twice), Bernard Hopkins (LDEC12), Paul Williams (LDEC12), Fernando Vargas (LDEC12) and Jermain Taylor (D12). All of Wright's five losses have been to world champions.
"This is my first fight on Showtime and it's a great opportunity for me to showcase my talents," Quillin said. "The reason I make so many sacrifices and work so hard is to be world middleweight champion. Defeating 'Winky' will get me closer and becoming the first to knock him out is m...