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Winky Wright vs Vernon Forrest at 154lbs: Who would have won?

By John Kelvin: Vernon Forrest and Winky Wright were two of the best boxers of the last 10 years. Winky was a southpaw who had an excellent right jab which he used to control his opponents as well as turtle like defense which few opponents were able to penetrate. Vernon Forrest was a member of the […]

Future Hall of Famer Winky Wright Retires at 40

“IT’S TIME FOR ME.” LOS ANGELES, June 5 – Following a hard-fought 10-round battle with Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin this past Saturday night at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., former Undisputed Junior Middleweight World Champion and longtime middleweight contender Ronald “Winky” Wright has decided to retire at the age of 40.… Read

Quillin still looks too flawed to win a title

(Photo: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Dan Ambrose: Unbeaten middleweight contender Peter Quillin (27-0, 20 KO’s) showed that he’s good enough to beat 40-year-old Ronald “Winky” Wright (51-6-1, 25 KO’s) last night by an unimpressive 10 round unanimous decision in Carson, California.… Read

Winky Wright retires from boxing

By Jason Kim: After suffering a one-sided 10 round unanimous decision loss to unbeaten middleweight contender Peter Quillin last night at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California, 40-year-old Ronald “Winky” Wright (51-6-1, 25 KO’s) has reportedly retired from boxing. … Read

Tarver and Kayode Fight To Draw; Trout beats Rodriguez; Quillin defeats Wright

ANTONIO TARVER AND LATEEF KAYODE FIGHT TO DRAW ON EXCITING QUADRUPLEHEADER ON SHOWTIME® Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Telecast Will Replay Tuesday, June 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME® Available On Demand from Sunday, June 3, through July 1 CARSON, Calif., (June 3, 2012) – The age-old question of who wins out – experience […]

Quillin defeats Wright, looks flawed and beatable

By Jim Dower: Unbeaten middleweight contender Peter Quillin (27-0, 20 KO’s) defeated 40-year-old former junior middleweight champion Ronald “Winky” Wright (51-6-1, 25 KO’s) by a 10 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. The final judges’ scores were 97-92, 99-91 and 98-91, all for the 28-year-old Quillin.… Read

Quillin gets a chance to finally prove himself tonight against Wright

(Photo: Esther Lin) By Dan Ambrose: Unbeaten middleweight contender Peter Quillin (26-0, 20 KO’s) will finally get the chance to prove himself against a decent opponent after taking it easy for the past seven years against mostly lesser opposition and not really ever being tested.… Read

“Four Warned” Final Weights: Tarver-Kayode, Quillin-Wright, Trout-Rodriguez, Bika-Davis

SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: ANTONIO TARVER: 198 Pounds LATEEF KAYODE: 199 Pounds… Read

“Four Warned” Final Press Conference Quotes

CARSON, Calif. (May 31, 2012) – All eight fighters participating in Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING “Four Warned” event and the SHOWTIME EXTREME fighters participated in a final press conference on Thursday, just two days before the highly anticipated June 2 Quadrupleheader which will be telecast live on SHOWTIME® (9:00 p.m. ET/PT) from The Home Depot […]

40-year-old Winky Wright faces Peter Quillin on Saturday

By Dan Ambrose: 40-year-old former junior middleweight champion Winky Wright (51-5-1, 25 KO’s) will be emerging from a three year layoff from boxing to face unbeaten middleweight contender Peter Quillin (26-0, 20 KO’s) on Saturday night at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California.… Read

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