Peter Quillin is a former 160-pound champion who owns 32 victories in 34 career fights, with 23 of those triumphs coming by knockout. Rather than bask in his tremendous success, though, Quillin remains irked by the two that got away.
PBC Jabs closes September with some big hits as host Jordan Hardy explores the latest boxing beefs, catches up with former 160-pound world champ Peter Quillin and takes another look at Yordenis Ugas’ impressive TKO of Bryant Perrella.
On Tuesday, we delivered a pair of tough-as-nails 126-pounders throwing punches in bunches. Today, it’s two 160-pounders throwing bombs with bad intentions.
Before Saturday’s fight at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, Peter Quillin demurred when he was asked if he needed to make a statement against Australian opponent Michael Zerafa.
Fighters love to talk about “making a statement.” You can make the argument that how you win is almost as important as whether you win.
Boxing is like baseball in the sense that no matter how many runs a team is down, the game can turn in one inning. In boxing, it only takes one blinding punch to gain a fight-saving knockout. We call that “The Eraser.”
Science has been known to run in families. The Curies racked up five Nobel Prizes between Marie, Pierre, their kids and assorted other members. Charles Darwin had children who went into astronomy and botany.