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 Last update:  12/16/2012       Read more by Ernest Gabion         
   
Peter Quillin-Fernando Guerrero in Play For Feb. 9th
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By Ernest Gabion

Middleweight contender Fernando Guerrero (25-1, 19KOs) has advised BoxingScene.com that he accepted a proposal to fight WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin (28-0, 20KOs) in a Showtime televised fight on February 9th from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The main event features Danny Garcia defending his WBC/WBA titles against former beltholder Zab Judah.

Guerrero has won four in a row since suffering a TKO upset loss to Grady Brewer in June 2011. Quillin captured gold in October when he dropped Hassan N'Jikam four times to win a decision. Should the match get finalized, it would feature a rare situation where two fighters managed by Al Haymon are colliding in the ring.


Tags: Peter Quillin , Fernando Guerrero , Quillin-Guerrero , Quillin vs. Guerrero



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comment by MJ223, on 12-16-2012
[QUOTE=Light_Speed]I'm glad it's not Taylor but I don't like the fact that Guerrero gets an undeserved title shot. He hasn't done anything since getting starched by Brewer. At least he's not in the main event.[/QUOTE] True.... But its not too many top MW's I would favor Quillin to beat.... GB se...

comment by DC Fight Fan, on 12-16-2012
Guerrero will get stretched in this one.

comment by blackmagicj, on 12-16-2012
Two haymon fighters against each other. has this happened before?

comment by DannYankee09, on 12-16-2012
[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC]I dunno, man. I like Pete a whole lot, but I think he's in for trouble versus a top guy. He needs more work. Even then, I'm not sure he'll ever be ready for an elite middleweight.[/QUOTE] Me too I've been watching him long enough tho, how will we really know until he gets to...

comment by CubanGuyNYC, on 12-16-2012
[QUOTE=DannYankee09]I just watched the Hassam-Quillin fight last night. I think Quillin lost most rounds but hes power carried him, he had long periods he just took off i think against a fighter tougher to get off their feet, he might be in trouble and loose a decision but do want to see him face...

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