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Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin Faces Michael Zerafa this Saturday

STAMFORD, Conn. – September 10, 2015 – Premier Boxing Champions returns to NBC this Saturday, September 12, live at 4 p.m. ET, featuring undefeated middleweight star Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (31-0-1, 22 KOs) in a 12-round bout against Michael Zerafa (17-1, 9 KOs) from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn.

Coverage begins with a bout between super welterweight titleholder Cornelius “K-9” Bundrage (34-5, 19 KOs) and undefeated rising star Jermall Charlo (21-0, 16 KOs).

Marv Albert handles blow-by-blow for the telecast, joined by analysts “Sugar” Ray Leonard and BJ Flores, host Liam McHugh, and Kenny Rice reporting from ring-side.


Peter Quillin returns to action on September 12 fresh off of a hard-fought draw against middleweight world champion Andy Lee on PBC on NBC in April, and looks to keep his undefeated record intact. He won a middleweight title in 2012 with his star-making, six-knockdown performance against Hassan N’Dam in the first boxing card hosted at Barclays Center. Born in Chicago but fighting out of New York City, the 31-year-old went on to defend that title against strong contenders Fernando Guerrero, Gabriel Rosado and Lukas Konecny.

After turning pro at 18-years-old, Michael Zerafa won the first 15 starts of his career while fighting out of his native Australia. The 23-year-old Zerafa makes his U.S. debut on Saturday against Quillin. He owns wins over previously unbeaten fighters Bruno Carvalho and Luke Sharp, and is coming off of a fourth-round TKO over Yodmongkol Singmanasak in March.

Since winning a world title in 2010 over Cory Spinks, Cornelius Bundrage went on defend the title against Sechew Powell and Spinks. The Detroit-native lost the title in 2013, but quickly earned another shot against Carlos Molina, who he defeated by unanimous decision to become a two-time world titleholder.

The 24-year-old undefeated Jermall Charlo is primed for his first world title opportunity. In 2014, he posted dominant victories over Hector Munoz, Norberto Gonzalez and Lenny Bottai, and started 2015 with a win over Michael Finney in March.


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