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Carlos Quintana Hopes To Face Jermain Taylor on 12/30

By Rey Colon

Former WBO welterweight champion, Carlos "El Indio" Quintana (28-3, 22 KO's), who hasn't fought since February, hopes to reappear on December 30th against former middleweight king Jermain Taylor (28-4-1, and 17 KOs), inactive since 2009. Jesse Nicklow (22-3-2, 8 KOs) was named as the opponent, but some type of issue may lead to Quintana stepping in. Quintana was scheduled to fight on October 29th against Jorge 'Destroyer' Melendez (21-2-1, 20 KO's) but he suffered a nose injury in a sparring session and had to withdraw. 

"They are looking for an opponent and we're available. Let's see what happens. We're trying to see what happens with that situation. It would be a good opportunity," Quintana said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AP♠ on 11-16-2011

The hell? :lol1: :lol1: Quintana is beyond shot.Got stopped by a 147 fraud berto,still fights picked off the barrio last-minute subs,and pretty much desperate for any semi major fight imo.It'll be interesting how the weight will play out with taylor…

Comment by borikua on 11-16-2011

RIP Carlos, he has looked like pure shiet in his last fights.

Comment by -PANDA- on 11-16-2011

[QUOTE=Very Rich Man;11431380]If he struggles with a small SWW then Taylor needs to hang them up.[/QUOTE] taylor struggled with small lmw in spinks in his prime. quintana can be similarly frustrating except he doesnt run for 12 rounds [QUOTE=nycsmooth;11431898]what is…

Comment by STREET CLEANER on 11-16-2011

It would be the battle of the shot fighters. This fight only proves who is more shot

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 11-16-2011

Quintana said he has trouble making even 154 now and wanted to move to 160 in an interview a few weeks ago.

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