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.
Strap on a heart-rate monitor and get to work with Kid Chocolate as Peter Quillin takes you through a typical workout en route to his Saturday tilt against Michael Zerafa at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut (NBC, 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT). If you ever wanted to burn more than 1,000 calories in fewer than 90 minutes, this is the plan for you.
During his rise to a 160-pound world championship, Peter Quillin was as active as anyone in the division, fighting an average of four times annually from mid-2005 (when he turned pro) through 2011.
While Peter Quillin was getting his hands wrapped before Monday afternoon’s workout at the Eastern Athletic Club in Brooklyn, New York, he had a brief chat with his trainer, Eric Brown.