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Marcus Browne vs. Gabriel Campillo & Hugo Centeno added to Sept 12th Foxwoods card

Undefeated light heavyweight “Sir” Marcus Browne (15-0, 11 KOs) will take on former titlist Gabriel Campillo (25-7-1, 12 KOs) while undefeated middleweight Hugo “The Boss” Centeno (22-0, 12 KOs) battles Poland’s Lukas Maciec (22-2-1, 5 KOs) as part of the undercard on the Premier Boxing Champions on NBC event on Saturday, September 12 from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin returns on September 12 against ridiculous opponent

Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (31-0-1, 22 KOs) will return in a 12-round middleweight bout against Michael Zerafa (17-1, 9 KOs), a completely ridiculous fight especially considering that it’s a headline fight on network television. Quillin is biding time until a fight with Daniel Jacobs, and we’re left with an utter joke of a fight. Sorry, Zefara, this is less about you than...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
17 days ago  |  Discuss

As Cuba's embargo falls, a boxing empire called La Finca rises

Cuba is the most successful athletic country in the world. No other country on earth has done so much with so little resources. The Cubans’ approach to Olympic sports, especially in boxing, is a testament to the adage that champions are made, not born. Their dedicated sporting program, known as “La Finca,” is the result of politics as much as it is the dedication of generations...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Jacobs & Peter Quillin attend NYC premiere for Southpaw movie

Premier Boxing Champions Series (PBC) fighters Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs and Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin added red carpet excitement to last night’s New York City red carpet premiere of boxing movie Southpaw. The fighters walked the red carpet alongside the movie’s stars including Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams and 50 Cent before attending the screening. Presumably...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Results: Danny Garcia defeats Lamont Peterson; Lee & Quillin trade knockdowns in draw

Premier Boxing Champions on NBC returned with two exciting bouts Saturday night as Danny “Swift” Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs) defeated Lamont Peterson (33-3-1, 17 KOs) by majority decision and “Irish” Andy Lee (34-2-1, 24 KOs) and Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (31-0-1, 22 KOs) fought to a split draw at Barclays Center. The evening’s second main event saw the undefeated...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Lee And Peter Quillin Battle To Draw In Brooklyn

“Irish” Andy Lee (34-2-1, 24 KO) and Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (31-0-1, 24 KO) opened Saturday’s “Premier Boxing Champions” broadcast on NBC with a middleweight tussle which had lost some of its luster after Quillin failed to make weight on Friday. Nobody told Lee and Quillin, though, and they fought to a rousing split draw as the judges turned in cards of 115...
Via Bloguin Best
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

PBC: Quillin Overweight, Garcia, Peterson, Lee Make Weight

BROOKLYN — Today in New York, participants on Saturday’s addition of Premier Boxing Champions hit the scales for their final weigh-in. The fights will be broadcast on NBC at 5:30PM PST. Fighting at a catchweight of 143 pounds in the main event, junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia weighed in at 142.2 pounds while Lamont Peterson eased in right at the 143 pound weigh limit...
Via BadCulture
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Garcia-Peterson & Lee-Quillin workout photos & quotes

Fighters competing on Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on NBC night of fights participated in a media workout today at Barclays Center in anticipation of their upcoming bouts. Danny “Swift” Garcia (29-0, 17 KOs) faces Lamont Peterson (33-2-1, 17 KOs) and “Irish” Andy Lee (34-2, 24 KOs) meets Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs). DANNY GARCIA ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Lee vs. Peter Quillin preview & prediction

There are some fighters  for which the dreaded “ducking” argument is easily dismissed. Does Wladimir Klitchsko duck tougher opponents and focus on a glut of secondary, tertiary, and quaternary (it’s a word) opponents? Well, no. That’s all that’s available in the heavyweight division, plus it’s very likely that when he was built in a lab his program didn’t include the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Italian amateur & WSB vet Daniele Scardina signs with manager John Seip, set for pro debut

Manager John Seip has signed decorated Italian amateur boxer Daniele Marco Scardina to an exclusive contract. Seip is best known for guiding Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin to the WBO world middleweight title. The native New Yorker also manages rising British super middleweight Steed “The Stallion” Woodall (7-0-1, 5 KOs). The 21-year-old Scardina hails from Rozzano, a town...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Lee talks training camp for Peter Quillin & no St. Patrick’s Day Guinness this year

While we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day today, perhaps enjoying a beer or two, middleweight champion “Irish” Andy Lee (34-2, 24 KOs) is hard at work at his training camp in Monte Carlo with trainer Adam Booth as he prepares to defend his title against former titlist Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin, at Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, NY, on Saturday, April 11. Promoted by DiBella...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Angel Luna impresses; John Jackson settles for a draw

Uprising Promotions, in association with Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin, was at the Five Star Banquet Hall in Long Island City on Friday night. In the co-feature of The Big Payback, Uprising Promotions featherweight Angel Luna (11-0-1, 7 KOs) dropped Jhovany Collado twice in the opening round of an eventual unanimous decision victory, while Top Rank welterweight John Jackson ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Weights from Queens with Ferrer & Luna in action; & weights from PA, Dawejko & Serrano in action

Uprising Promotions, in association withPeter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, returns to action on Friday night for its next show, which will be held at the Five Star Banquet Hall in Long Island City, Queens. Six professional fights are slated for the card, highlighted by unbeatens Angel Luna and Wesley Ferrer. Victor Serrano (124.8 lbs. / 3-7, 1 KO) vs. Angel Luna (125.0 lbs. / 10...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Uprising Promotions back on Nov 14th in Long Island City; Unbeatens Luna, Ferrer & Mangan in action

Ronson Frank's Uprising Promotions, in association with Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, has confirmed that it will be returning to Five Star Banquet Hall in Long Island City, Queens, on Friday, November 14th. Set for action on the card include three undefeated fighters from the Uprising Promotions stable, with super featherweight Angel Luna (9-0, 6 KOs), lightweight Wesley Ferrer...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Results from Brooklyn: Prospect Wesley Ferrer stays unbeaten

Ronson Frank's Uprising Promotions returned to action on Friday night at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple, in association with former WBO Middleweight Champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin. Six pro bouts and four amateur contests were on the docket, with Eileen Olszewski (9-5-3, 1 KO) and Christina Fuentes (3-6-4, 0 KOs) battling to a split draw in the main event. Victorious on the card...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin vacates WBO middleweight title

Middleweight Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin announced Thursday that he is vacating his WBO middleweight title in order to pursue “bigger opportunities” at 160 pounds. Today was the deadline for Quillin to sign a deal with Russian Matt Korobov who was the mandatory challenger for his WBO strap, which was slated to take place Nov. 1. Quillin reportedly blew off a $1.4 million...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin Opts To Vacate Title

BREAKING NEWS - Well the wait is over. Peter Quillin, with the help of his “team” chose to pass up a career high payday and vacate the WBO belt instead of fighting number 1 contender Matt Korobov. Quillin issued to following statement via instagram: RocNation is now left without a fight after outbidding Golden Boy and Top Rank to win the purse bid. Will a fight between WBO Number...
Via BadCulture
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Card set for Sept 5th at Brooklyn Masonic Temple

New York-based Uprising Promotions, in association with WBO Middleweight Champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, has confirmed the date and venue of its next boxing card, which will be held on September 5th at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple at 317 Clermont Avenue #4 in Brooklyn. Among those being featured on the exciting card will be the talented roster of Uprising Promotions fighters...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fight Network celebrates U.S. launch: Will broadcast boxing, MMA & other combat sports

Last Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Fight Network hosted a private party at The Ainsworth for media, sponsors and television executives to celebrate its recent launch in the United States on Cablevision's Optimum TV (channel 464) in the Greater New York area. Photo (L-R) - Undefeated WBO middleweight champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Qulllin, unbeaten world heavyweight contender Charles...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

TFON Interview with Middleweight Boxing contender Curtis “Showtime” Stevens

I was able to set up an interview with Middleweight contender Curtis “Showtime” Stevens a few weeks ago and he was gracious enough to set some time aside to answer a few questions for me. Stevens has a record of 27-4 with 20 KOs. He is known for his punching power and exciting style of fighting. If you aren’t hip to Stevens make sure you check him out next time he throws on...
Via The Front Office News
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin still hoping for fights with Gennady Golovkin, or Martinez-Cotto winner

Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs), ended up boxing rather than bashing his way to a near dominant win by unanimous 12-round decision on SHOWTIME over No. 2 ranked Czech challenger Lukas Konecny (50-5, 23 KOs). Fans had gotten used to Quillin dropping his opponents, 32 times in his first 30 professional fights, including 11 in his three previous world title fights. They...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins vs. Shumenov Weigh-In

WASHINGTON DC - Photos: Tom Casino/SHOWTIME Photo’s from today Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov weigh-in. Hopkins and Shumenov will clash to unify the IBF/WBA light heavyweight titles. Also on the scales Shawn Porter who will defend the IBF welterweight title against Paulie Malignaggi. Rounding out the triple header, Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin defends...
Via BadCulture
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin still looking for respect, says HBO-Showtime feud to blame

Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, is fighting for respect this Saturday night on Saturday against Czech challenger Lukas Konecny (50-4, 23 KOs). Quillin believes himself to be a victim of a network war. The 30-year-old Cuban-American fights on Showtime but other top world middleweight champions such as Sergio Martinez and Gennady Golovkin are tied to HBO. Critics, however, have unfairly...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin training in NYC to be with family for upcoming title defense

Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin has always enjoyed helping kids. Now, he's awaiting the birth of his first child. Due to family considerations, Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (30-0, 22 KOs), is training at home in New York City instead of Los Angeles for his April 19 world title defense, airing live on SHOWTIME, against No. 2 ranked Czech challenger Lukas Konecny (50-4, 23 KOs). Quillin...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin featured in Rocksmith Clothing campaign

Clothing company Rocksmith put together some material for their Spring 2014 collection, and featured the undefeated middleweight titlist Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin in their campaign. Take a look right here to see Quillin in the video and photo for Rocksmith Clothing's "Blackout Capsule". Here's their official description: The Spring 2014 Rocksmith collection gets the Blackout...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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