Undefeated middleweight contender Billy Joe Saunders anticipates an opportunity against WBO middleweight titlist Andy Lee, now that the Irishman has made it past former titlist Peter Quillin.
Readers from around the globe share their thoughts on Danny Garcia’s close and controversial decision over Lamont Peterson, the Andy Lee-Peter Quillin draw, Rocky Martinez’s hard-fought decision over Orlando Salido, the Lucas Matthysse-Ruslan Provodnikov fight, mythical matchups and other boxing subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
In the end, it left more than a few at ringside shaking their heads—and wanting more. But the way it was going, it was understandable that Andy Lee and Peter Quillin fought to a 12-round draw in a non-title middleweight fight on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Controversy grips the Lee-Quillin weigh-in, which now goes ahead as a non-title bout at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday.
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin caught up with undefeated former middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin, who talked about his NBC-televised showdown with Andy Lee on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the criticism he received for vacating the WBO belt last year, and his motivation to regain that title.
With as much mutual respect shared between WBO middleweight titlist and Peter Quillin, can their April 11 bout on NBC be a true career-defining fight for either man?
There was nowhere for Gennady Golovkin, THE RING’s No. 1-rated middleweight, to advance in the magazine’s 160-pound rankings after he scored his 19th consecutive stoppage against courageous Martin Murray this past Saturday, but the WBA beltholder moved up a notch in the pound-for-pound top 10.
The Premier Boxing Champions doubleheader featuring the Danny Garcia-Lamont Peterson fight and the WBO middleweight title bout between Andy Lee and Peter Quillin will take place on April 11 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NBC Sports announced on Thursday.
Despite accepting a step-aside agreement, undefeated WBO mandatory challenger Billy Joe Saunders wants to face the winner of the upcoming bout between Peter Quillin and titlist Andy Lee.
Undefeated former middleweight titlist Peter Quillin confirmed that a deal is in place for him to face WBO titleholder Andy Lee for the belt Quillin vacated last September.
Having vacated the WBO middleweight title that Andy Lee now holds, undefeated Peter Quillin won’t rule out a future clash between the two.
On Feb. 28, British middleweight Chris Eubank Jr. will face undefeated Russian Dmitry Chudinov at the O2 Arena in London, promoter Frank Warren announced on Tuesday.
Boxing fans share their thoughts on the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder heavyweight showdown, Sergey Kovalev’s light heavyweight challenges in 2015, the prospect of a Jhonny Gonzalez-Abner Mares rematch, and Paulie Malignaggi’s latest Manny Pacquiao rant in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans share their thoughts on Amir Khan’s dominant performance against Devon Alexander, his chances of landing a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., the chances of Mayweather-Pacquiao happening, the controversial scoring of Bradley-Chaves and Herrera-Benavides, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!