Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Quillin stops Sharpe in fourth round
Super middleweight prospect Peter Quillin of Brooklyn, N.Y., dominates and then stops journeyman Dennis Sharpe in the fourth round Friday night in Fairfield, Calif.
Super middleweight prospect Peter Quillin became the latest to stop stepping-stone journeyman Dennis Sharpe.
Quillin, a product of Brooklyn, N.Y., scored a technical knockout at 1:54 of the fourth round of a scheduled eight-round bout Friday night in Fairfield, Calif.
Sharpe (17-6-3, 4 knockouts) has now lost six consecutive fights, all against rising young contenders.
The Bayonne, N.J., fighter was game but couldn't cope with Quillin's quick hands all all-around ability, which resulted in a one-sided beating. Quillin (23-0, 17 KOs) more or less landed at will, breaking Sharpe down in the process.
The Cuban-American, whose nickname is "Kid Chocolate," bloodied Sharpe's nose in the third round then unloaded a damaging flurry in the fourth that prompted referee Marcos Rosales to stop the fight.