The battle for Brooklyn is officially on! Brookly’s own WBA Middleweight World Champion Daniel Jacobs (30-1, 27 KOs) will take on another Brooklyn’s own Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (32-0-1, 23 KOs) on Saturday, December 5 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT). The bout is for the WBA World middleweight title and is scheduled for 12 rounds.
Jacobs, who will fight at Barclays Center for the fifth time is looking to put a stake in Brooklyn. He is coming off 10 consecutive wins since his lost to Dmitry Pirog in 2010. His last ten wins have been by knockout and sports a 87% knockout ratio. In Jacobs last outing he defeated Sergio Mora by 2nd RD TKO. Both fighters were down in round one. Mora was down in round two and injured his right ankle. Mora could not continue to fight on.
Quillin gets back in the ring after a devastating knocked out against Michael Zerafa earlier this month. Although Quillin is undefeated he recently scored a draw against Andy Lee this past April. The fight went to the cards with scores of judges: Guido Cavalleri 112-113, Glenn Feldman 113-113, Eric Marlinski 113-112. Lee was down in rounds one and three, Quillin was down once in round seven. Quillin, could not make the weight limited so it was a non-title bout.
Miracle Man vs. Kid Chocolate is about Brooklyn bragging rights.