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PETER QUILLIN SAYS SPARRING SESSIONS WITH SERGEY KOVALEV HAVE HIM READY FOR WHAT GENNADY GOLOVKIN BRINGS TO THE RING

By Ben Thompson | October 27, 2014
PETER QUILLIN SAYS SPARRING SESSIONS WITH SERGEY KOVALEV HAVE HIM READY FOR WHAT GENNADY GOLOVKIN BRINGS TO THE RING

"I been in there with Kovalev as a sparring partner where Gennady Golovkin trains with Abel [Sanchez]. He helped me get ready for a fight and he definitely can crack. And not to say that I was dropped or anything, but he's definitely fighting from his own end of the struggle," stated undefeated former middleweight champion Peter Quillin, who revealed that previous sparring sessions with WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev helped him prepare for what hard-hitting middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will bring to the ring in a potential clash. Although a fight between the two undefeated fighters appears to be on hold for the moment, it hasn't stopped Quillin from scouting and preparing for a future showdown.

"He did exactly what I thought he was gonna do, which was get another knockout, you know. Rubio, not to take away from his performance or the person or boxer that he is, but he's had that done to him before, so I already knew the winner of that fight because of what has been done to him and what Golovkin has been doing to people," Quillin commented when asked for his opinion of Golovkin's latest performance during a recent conversation with FightHype's Percy Crawford. "He is a brutal fighter and he is very grimy. They talk to me about him online and the things they like about him. He is a very gritty and rough kind of guy, the way Gennady Golovkin fights, and you can only expect that they love to see the gore in that."

Quillin added, "I don't fight because I want some new cars and I think that's what makes Gennady Golovkin such a dangerous opponent. Where he is fighting from, he's decorated as an amateur and at this point, this guy wants to be the best in the world and that's dangerous within itself because he's fighting from a point of view to where he's going to give it his all and I'm the same kind of way. I come from nothing."

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