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Official Winky Wright retirement notice & quotes

Following a hard-fought 10-round battle with Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin this past Saturday night at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., former Undisputed Junior Middleweight World Champion and longtime middleweight contender Ronald "Winky" Wright has decided to retire at the age of 40. "Part of being a boxer is knowing when to call it quits," said Wright. "It's time...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Boxing retirements come in threes: Shane Mosley, Winky Wright & Rocky Juarez

There's been a lot of bad boxing news as of late, from tragic accidents to ongoing controversies, but when fighters we're fond of retire and step away from the game before it's too late, that's a good thing. In this case, we have a dose of boxing retirements from three fighters, Shane Mosley, Winky Wright and Rocky Juarez. Of course, Mosley and Wright retiring at the same time is...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Reports: Winky Wright retiring at 40

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...
Via FOX Sports
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Tarver-Kayode, Quillin-Wright, Trout-Rodriguez weigh-in results, pictures

Tomorrow night on Showtime and Showtime Extreme, a total of six world class fights will be shown. The weigh-ins for the entire event were held this afternoon, and right here you can find the complete set of weights, a huge collection of weigh-in pictures and more. The card is headlined by Antonio Tarver vs. Lateef Kayode, Winky Wright vs. Peter Quillin and Austin Trout vs. Delvin...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Arizona boxing news & notes: Winky Wright training in Phoenix, Jose Benavidez Jr ready to return

In 2009 after losing a  12 round unanimous decision to Paul Williams, "Winky" Wright  quit boxing and there was no reason to think he would ever return.  He is back with a renewed love for the sport, however. For  the last 2-3 weeks, the 41 year old southpaw has been  preparing for a comeback fight at Busted Knuckle Gym in North Phoenix. The former world champ will meet tough Peter...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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