Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 6/5/12
Winky Wright, the former undisputed middleweight champion, is hanging up his gloves, according to reports. Wright, 40, has lost his past three fights since beating former welterweight titlist Ike Quartey in December 2006. His most recent loss came Saturday night against rising middleweight contender "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin after a layoff of three years. "I'm gonna call it a day. I'm gonna chill out and play golf and live life," Wright told ESPN.com. Wright (51-6-1, 25 KOs) is likely a Hall of Famer after a 22-year career in which he was a two-time junior middleweight titleholder and scored big wins over Shane Mosley (twice) and Felix Trinidad. "I figured I'm 40 and if I can't be champion again, I don't want to do it anymore," Wright told ESPN.com. "I'm not here just fighting to be fighting. Boxing is supposed to be fun and if it ain't fun anymore, I don't need to do it, so I am done for good."
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