The WBO ordered its 154-pound beltholder Demetrius Andrade to fight Matt Korobov for the middleweight belt vacated last week by Peter Quillin. The decision didn’t sit well with Korobov’s promoter Bob Arum, who is upset with Andrade’s co-promoter Artie Pelullo.
Not letting the peculiar nature of Peter Quillin vacating the WBO middleweight title take hold, Top Rank Promotions’ Bob Arum is making moves to promote Matt Korobov vs. Billy Joe Saunders for the belt.
Amid severe backlash in the aftermath of suddenly vacating the WBO middleweight title, Peter Quillin recently spoke to RingTV.com in order to defend his decision.
Undefeated middleweight Peter Quillin announced on social media that he is vacating his WBO title, effectively pulling himself out of his scheduled Nov. 1 bout against mandatory challenger Matt Korobov.
Middleweight Matt Korobov has made his commitment to face WBO titlist Peter Quillin official by signing his contract for the bout scheduled for November.
The wife of WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin, Allison Beth Quillin, gave birth to Joaquin Enriquez Quillin on Saturday at 4:21 p.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Joaquin, who shares his father’s middle name, weighed eight pounds, two ounces.
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin may have landed his biggest pay day and a fight before fans familiar to him against Matt Korobov on Nov. 8 in either Washington, D.C. or New York City, thanks to a purse bid won by Roc Nation Sports on Monday.
In something of a sudden turn, Jay-Z’s Roc Nation won the purse bid to promote the upcoming middleweight bout between WBO titlist Peter Quillin and Matt Korobov.
Daniel Jacobs spoke to the assembled boxing media following his emotional KO victory over Jarrod Fletcher at Barclays Center in his hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y. Jacobs talked about the Fletcher fight and future showdowns with Peter Quillin and Gennady Golovkin.
Joseph Santoliquito was ringside for the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka card at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday where native son Daniel Jacob’s won the most significant fight of his amazing boxing career on the undercard.
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin says network and promoter feuds have kept him from the big fights so far, but insists that he will give his full attention to whoever is put in front of him.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s second consecutive Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame “Fighter of the Year” award.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get more build-up for the upcoming Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale middleweight title clash on July 26.
Daniel Jacobs spoke to RingTV about his WBA title showdown with Jarrod Fletcher at the kick-off presser for the Showtime-televised event. The middleweight standout also talked about potential title unification bouts with Peter Quillin, Gennady Golovkin and other 160-pound stars.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us a glimpse of whom will serve as ringside judges and third man for this Saturday’s bout between middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto.
No less than 18 RING-rated fighters were in action over the past two weeks, including RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and two young welterweight standouts, Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter, who advanced in the 147-pound rankings.
Fresh from a win over Lukas Konecny, WBO middleweight titlist Peter Quillin anticipates bouts with Danny Jacobs and later, Sergio Martinez and Gennady Golovkin.
Action from Peter Quillin vs. Lukas Konecny and Shawn Porter vs. Paulie Malignaggi on the Hopkins-Shumenov undercard in Washington, D.C. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.