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Golden Boy adds Kid Chocolate to its stable

Golden Boy continuted to add to its impressive list of fighters with the signing of Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin.

The 27-year-old middleweight prospect (21-0, 15 KOs) made a name for himself locally after an incredible display of power.

"It's been a long road to get here, but now that I'm with Golden Boy Promotions and I can't wait for the future," said Quillin. "I'm healthy, focused and ready to get back in the ring as soon as possible. I know Golden Boy expects a lot out of me and I'm looking forward to following in Bernard Hopkins' footsteps as the company's next middleweight champion."

Quillin, who was sidelined for over a year due to a rash of nagging injuries said he is healthy and ready to continue his rise up the middleweight ladder. Quillin, a native of Grand Rapids Michigan who relocated to New York City, is now in Los Angeles training with Freddie Roach. 

"We appreciate the opportunity to work with the number one promoter in the world in Golden Boy Promotions," said Quillin's manager John Seip. "We want to achieve Peter's dream of becoming a World Champion and this is the perfect time in his career to team with Golden Boy Promotions."

New York Sports