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PETER QUILLIN RUMORS

WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin vacates title

  Peter Quillin has vacated his WBO middleweight title, turning down a career-high payday to fight mandatory challenger Matt Korobov. Quillin announced his decision Thursday through Golden Boy Promotions. The WBO imposed a deadline on Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) to agree to the title defense. Instead, he chose to pass on more than $1.4 million, his share of a purse bid by Roc Nation...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin vacates WBO middleweight title

LOS ANGELES (AP) Peter Quillin has vacated his WBO middleweight title, turning down a career-high payday to fight mandatory challenger Matt Korobov. Quillin announced his decision Thursday through Golden Boy Promotions. The WBO imposed a deadline on Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) to agree to the title defense. Instead, he chose to pass on more than $1.4 million, his share of a purse bid...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 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

Boxer Peter Quillin’s Wife Gives Birth After 36 Hours in Labor

She’s the real MVP. The whole pregnancy, child birthing process just seems real uncomfortable to. Reason number 36 while I like being a guy. Boxing champ Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin tells TMZ Sports his wife is the REAL bad ass in the house after giving birth to their son after a 36 hour labor!! Peter — the reigning WBO middleweight champ — says his son Joaquin was born...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 01, 2014  |  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 Thacover2
August 18, 2014  |  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

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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