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Heated Rivals Danny Garcia and Zab Judah Are Kept Apart, But Both Make the Weight, Peter Quillin and Fernando Guerrero Hit Number on Their Second Attempts

by on Apr.27, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

World Championship Doubleheader From Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Saturday, April 27, LIVE on SHOWTIME

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 26, 2013 — Both undefeated Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and former Two-Division World Champion Zab Judah weighed in separately Friday, and made the weight. Undefeated WBO Middleweight World Champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin and challenger Fernando Guerrero weighed in together and both did not.

In what should be a passionately contested main event tomorrow, Saturday, April 27 live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Garcia (25-0, 16 KO’s), of Philadelphia, will defend his WBA Super, WBC and Ring Magazine 140-pound World Championships against the local favorite, Judah (42-7, 29 KO’s), of Brooklyn. (continue reading…)

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WBO Champ Gennady Golovkin Speaks His Mind on the Middleweight Division

by on Jan.31, 2013, under Boxing News

 

Gennady Golovkin at left shown here stopping Gabriel Rosado in the 7th round at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York (photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2013)

Gennady Golovkin at left shown here stopping Gabriel Rosado in the 7th round at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York (photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2013)

 

STUTTGART, GERMANY, January 31, 2013 – WBA/IBO Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG’ Golovkin, wishes to congratulate IBF Champion Daniel Geale for his dominant performance over Anthony Mundine in their Australian showdown Wednesday in Sydney, Australia.

 “I was impressed with Daniel Geale’s performance and wish to publicly congratulate him on his victory. I know this was personal for him as he had lost previously to Mundine and he certainly got his revenge” said Golovkin. (continue reading…)

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Giovanni Lorenzo: “Andy Lee Deserves a Better Challenge Than Peter Quillin”

by on Jan.16, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

“A Contender, Not a Pretender”

NEW YORK, NY, January 13, 2012 — Middleweight contender and New York City native Giovanni “EL Chico Malo” Lorenzo has heard the rumors about a proposed Andy Lee/Peter Quillin bout for St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

The proposed bout would take place on the HBO televised undercard of the Middleweight World Championship bout between Sergio Martinez and Matthew Macklin. (continue reading…)

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Stacked July 23 Khan vs. Judah Undercard Features Young Rising Stars at the Mandalay Bay Events Center

by on Jul.21, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Tickets Still Available Starting At $50!

LAS VEGAS, NV, July 20, 2011 – As the summer heat sizzles in the Las Vegas desert, a group of young rising stars will take to the boxing ring in hopes of one day headlining their own Vegas card. Peter Quillin, Gary Russell Jr., Bryant Jennings, James Kirkland, Ronny Rios, Josiah Judah and Jamie Kavanagh will square off in separate non-televised bouts on the July 23 Amir Khan vs. Zab Judah undercard at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev.

In the main event, WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Amir “King” Khan and IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Zab “Super” Judah meet in a 12 round World Championship Unification fight. (continue reading…)

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Peter Quillin vs. Tarvis Simms Added to Khan vs. Judah Undercard on July 23

by on Jul.07, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

“Kid Chocolate” and Once-Beaten Simms to Fight Under the Bright Vegas Lights at Mandalay Bay

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 7, 2011 – On Saturday, July 23, before Amir Khan meets Zab Judah in their 140 lb. World Championship Unification Fight, another rising star will meet a still dangerous veteran when unbeaten middleweight contender Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin faces Tarvis Simms, who has lost only once is his professional career, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev. in a 10 round non-televised bout with significant implications on the future of the 160-pound weight class.

“I’m training to destroy him,” said Quillin.  “I’m never in a comfortable situation because, in boxing, you can always lose.  I figure, why put in anything less than maximum effort in training?  I’m trying to prove that I’m an elite, top-10 fighter and even when I win a world title, I’m always going to be a hungry fighter because of where I come from.” (continue reading…)

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