Peter Quillin-Gabe Rosado Finalized For October 26th

By Francisco Salazar

Peter Quillin will defend his world title belt against Gabriel Rosado on October 26th, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer told late Saturday night.

Schaefer confirmed the rumor that had been floating around the boxing circles within the last week or so.

The Quillin-Rosado fight will take place at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ.

In his last fight on April 27th, Quillin (29-0, 21 KOs) stopped Fernando Guerrero in the seventh round at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Rosado (21-6, 13 KOs) lost a controversial 10 round split decision to J'Lein Love in his last fight on May 4th in Las Vegas.

The Quillin-Rosado fight will precede the 12 round light heavyweight bout between champion Bernard Hopkins and challenger Karo Murat.

Showtime will televise the card.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for since last September and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. He also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star newspaper and Knockout Nation. He could be reached by email at [email protected] or on twitter at FSalazarBoxing

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Southpawology on 09-17-2013

[QUOTE=mike gonzalez;13757429]Don't get me wrong Rosado is ok, plus it's a good matchup for Quiliin, [B]but Rosado just needs a little more heart and he needs to train harder and be tougher.[/B][/QUOTE] lol you serious? You just named his best…

Comment by Hougigo on 09-17-2013

[QUOTE=mike gonzalez;13757429]Don't get me wrong Rosado is ok, plus it's a good matchup for Quiliin, but Rosado just needs a little more heart and he needs to train harder and be tougher.[/QUOTE] This guy needs heart? He went seven rounds…

Comment by mike gonzalez on 09-17-2013

[QUOTE=Koba-Grozny;13753446]I'm not sure: I expect Quillin to beat Gabe, and it's gonna be a SHO card 'gainst a GBP fighter, - so Rosado knows the PTS ain't gonna be enough to do it. That said, it's Gabes 3rd fight at…

Comment by earth on 09-16-2013

rosado did better against golovkin then macklin or proska. n proska and macklin were top 10 middleweights when they fought golovkin. quillin better take rosado serious. rosado comes to fight and this should be an interesting fight. funny awhile bck…

Comment by ROSS CALIFORNIA on 09-16-2013

This is a good match up. I'm rooting for Rosado. I hate to see guys get robbed like he was in his last fight.

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