Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Trainer Robert Garcia: "Kelly Pavlik won't be around nothing but Mexican people at my gym, but he will be around people who are friends and it will be a family atmosphere."
Brandon Rios, who lost his WBA lightweight belt on the scales in his last bout, is expected to return to the 135-pound division in March on HBO, according to his trainer Robert Garcia.
Mustafa Ameen: "I look forward to answering the false allegations that I interfered with the WBA Supervisor, and somehow tainted the scorecards."
Freddie Roach says he knows the identity of the "Mystery Man" who was seen interfering with the WBA representative at the Amir Khan-Lamont Peterson fight, and says the man "has no credentials."
Lamont Peterson's publicist says the fighter has no knowledge of who the "Mystery Man" is.
Eloy Perez: "Adrien Broner's a punk. But on Feb. 25, I'm going to shut him up and put him into his place."
Luis Ramos won his debut on ShoBox: The New Generation with a hard-fought unanimous decision over tough and crafty veteran Reymundo Beltran. Omar Figueroa stopped fellow unbeaten prospect Michael Perez in the co-featured bout.
2012 begins with a whimper as Dyah Davis and Alfonso Lopez turn in a non-performance on the season premiere of Friday Night Fights.
Bob Arum on Kelly Pavlik: "Kelly swears that he's going to turn over a new leaf, so a different environment will probably help."