Jay Z’s Roc Nation Wins Purse Bid For Quillin-Korobov Bout

We reported earlier that Jay Z has jumped feet first into the sport of boxing by getting his promotional license.  According to Dan Rafael, Mr. Carter didn’t wait long to make a first impression. Roc Nation outbid and reportedly blew away the competition at today’s WBO purse bid for Peter Quillin’s mandatory defense against Matt Korobov. Former Golden Boy executive David...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jay Z’s Roc Nation Wins Purse Bid For Quillin-Korobov Bout

We reported earlier that Jay Z has jumped feet first into the sport of boxing by getting his promotional license.  According to Dan Rafael, Mr. Carter didn’t wait long to make a first impression. Roc Nation outbid and reportedly blew away the competition at today’s WBO purse bid for Peter Quillin’s mandatory defense against Matt Korobov. Former Golden Boy executive David...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Billy Joe Saunders focused on Blandamura, but Peter Quillin could be next

Billy Joe Saunders says he’s only got eyes for Emanuele Blandamura in the build up to his fight with the undefeated Italian. The Hatfield star  says he is not distracted by the lure of a world title showdown with Peter Quillin, which could be next. Saunders features as chief support on the big Dereck Chisora v Tyson Fury show on Saturday July 26 at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospects Wesley Ferrer, Angel Luna & Darren Mangan sign with Uprising Promotions

New York-based Uprising Promotions is announcing the addition of three highly skilled fighters to its talented roster. Officially joining the stable is undefeated Brooklyn lightweight Wesley Ferrer (4-0, 3 KOs), unbeaten Dominican super featherweight Angel Luna (9-0, 6 KOs) and highly sought-after Irish junior welterweight Darren Mangan. "I am very excited. I believe in these...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Centeno vs. Ibarra, Gomez vs. Santana weigh-in results & photos

Undefeated middleweight prospect Hugo Centeno, Jr. weighed in at 160.4 pounds and fellow unbeaten Gerardo Ibarra tipped the scales at 162 pounds during Thursday’s official weigh-in for their 10-round main event showdown Friday, June 6 on ShoBoxat 10 p.m. ET. Undefeated welterweight prospect Eddie Gomez measured 149 pounds and streaking Francisco Santana weighed-in at 148.2 pounds...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 05, 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Live ringside results: Hopkins vs. Shumenov, Porter vs. Malignaggi, Quillin vs. Konecny

Hopkins vs. Shumenov Results from Washington, D.C.: is live ringside on Saturday night for the Showtime tripleheader headlined by Bernard Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov, and also featuring Shawn Porter vs. Paulie Malignaggi and Peter Quillin vs. Lukas Konecny. Plus, there's a wealth of prospects on the Showtime Extreme and off-TV undercards. Right here, you'...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins vs. Shumenov, Porter vs. Malignaggi, Quillin vs. Konecny final presser quotes & photos

The fighters, including legendary future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov, who will compete on Saturday's eagerly awaited "History at the Capitol" tripleheader on Showtime, participated in the final press conference Thursday at The Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C. Hopkins was honored twice during the final press conference...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins-Shumenov, Porter-Malignaggi, Peter Quillin workout photos & quotes

Several of the featured fighters for Saturday's "History at the Capitol" event at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. worked out for media members at Bald Eagle Recreation Center in Washington, D.C. The SHOWTIME tripleheader headlined by future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins against Beibut Shumenov in an epic light heavyweight world championship unification...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 16, 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin Interview | by Team LeftJab

Peter Quillin is the WBO Middleweight Champion, he is undefeated with a record of (30-0, 22 KO's). He defends that title in our Nation's Capital at the D.C. Armory, April 19th on the under card of the Bernard Hopkins headliner, against Czech No. 2 contender Lukas Konecny (50-4, 23 KOs). Our friends from Team LeftJab had a chance to talk to the champ before the big fight...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin, Paul Malignaggi, Shawn Porter conference call quotes

On the April 19th Washington DC undercard of the Bernard Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov title fight, Peter Quillin is in action, and Shawn Porter faces Paulie Malignaggi. All the fighters recently held a media call to discuss the bout, and you can check out the full collection of quotes here. Peter Quillin Hi. Thank you for having me on the line. I want to thank Golden Boy, want to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 04, 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kathy Duva Speak Out After Kovalev’s Win

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - contributor Darryl Cobb had a chance to catch up with Kathy Duva after the Sergey Kovalev victory. Duva shares her thoughts on the Adonis Stevenson fiasco, Sergey Kovalev’s comments after his win against Cedric Agnew, a possible match-up between Curtis Stevens and James Kirkland, what happened when a call was placed to Peter Quillin, and how...
Via BadCulture
March 31, 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Hopkins vs. Shumenov fight preview from Showtime

Boxing returns to Washington DC on Saturday, April 19, when Bernard Hopkins looks to continue smashing the history books in an attempt to unify his light heavyweight title against Beibut Shumenov. Right here, you can watch Showtime Boxing's official video preview for Hopkins vs. Shumenov and the entire tripleheader they're presenting. The card also includes a welterweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins, Beibut Shumenov, Peter Quillin NYC press conference photos, quotes

Bernard Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov continued their media tour on Wednesday at Lucille's Bar & Grill inside B.B. King's Blues Club in New York to formally announce their world championship unification on Saturday, April 19. Check out all of the quotes and photos from the event here. At 49-years-old, “The Alien” Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KOs), of Philadelphia...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov set for April 19 in Washington DC

On Saturday, April 19, another historic event will take place in the nation's capital when IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins faces WBA World Champion Beibut Shumenov in an attempt, at 49-years-old, to become the oldest fighter in boxing history to unify world titles. The DC Armory, the site of several championship boxing matches in the last year, will host...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Floyd Mayweather hosts charity basketball game with celebrities & boxers

Floyd Mayweather played host to the 9th annual Watson Charity Basketball Game, and he invited plenty of his athlete and celebrity friends along for the ride. It was a huge event with a great turnout, and everyone was there to support a great cause. Other fighters involved included Danny Garcia, Shane Mosley, Austin Trout and Peter Quillin, and other luminaries from the Golden Boy...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Slick Jermell Charlo Brings The Pain To Hard-Charging Gabriel Rosado

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There was a cool efficiency to what Jermell Charlo did to Gabriel Rosado on Showtime Saturday, but it was no slick fencing match: Charlo delivered some real hurting with his punches between all the fancy movement and defense. It was good for a unanimous decision that gave Charlo his best victory to date, and using the always gutty Rosado as a measuring stick,...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Golovkin trainer Abel Sanchez “Ask Sergio Martinez why he won’t fight Golovkin,” calls Quillin a undercard fighter

Some fighting words have been put out by way of Abel Sanchez, the trainer of one Gennady Golovkin. It is no secret that his champion has had difficulty securing big name opponents over the past year. And really, who the heck would want to fight a guy like Golovkin? A guy who in the past fourteen fights has ended them all by knockout? It is something Sanchez and Golovkin’s management...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Forget Mayweather, Bring On Bradley vs. Pacquiao II

LOS ANGELES, CA - Bradley defeated Marquez decisively to retain the WBO welterweight title. Pacquiao returns to action and annihilates Brandon Rios to become the WBO international welterweight champion. Top Rank is synonymous  with WBO titles. Provodnikov, Rigondeaux, Garcia, and Andrade are all WBO title holders and fall with in the ranks. (Shame on your Peter Quillin for sneaking...
Via BadCulture
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Murray: “I’m not fighting Golovkin on Feb 1st “

MONTE CARLO - When prompted at the end of his bout against Curtis Stevens for opponents he’s “open” for, he mentioned Sergio Martinez and Peter Quillin. With February 1st fight date locked in (to take place in Monte Carlo), it’s fairly obvious it wouldn’t come against either of these two. Lou DiBella, Martinez’ promoter, has been clear in stating Martinez won’t be back...
Via BadCulture
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin: If the money is right, I’m up for everyone, especially Martinez & Golovkin

Held prisoner because of the boxing network war, undefeated WBO  middleweight champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (30-0, 22 KOs) is still searching for his career defining fight. The 30-year-old Quillin, fighting out of Brooklyn, is the only top-rated 160-pounder aligned with Showtime. The marquee-name middleweights, Sergio Martinez and Gennady Golovkin, fight exclusively...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Was The Gabriel Rosado Stoppage To Soon?

Heart and will. Those are the two biggest attributes of a fighter that sucked me into the sport of boxing. Not power, not even a highlight reel knockout, it was the heart and will that each fighter possesed to be able to put their bodies through the rigors of the ring. Look beyond the punches, and you will see it too. But what good is heart and will if these warriors are not allowed...
Via The Farm Club
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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