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From fighting in the streets of Grand Rapids, Mich., to sleeping on a mattress he found in the trash in New York City, life was a constant struggle for Peter Quillin. But the 30-year-old "Kid Chocolate" overcame those obstacles to become an undefeated world champion and a force in the middleweight division. Check out this clip to hear Quillin describe what makes him a fighter. And tune into SHOWTIME on Saturday, Oct. 26 to see Quillin defend his
WBO Middleweight World Title against Gabriel Rosado.
ABOUT "HOPKINS VS. MURAT":
Hopkins vs. Murat, a 12-round bout for Hopkins' IBF Light Heavyweight World Championship, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Caesars Atlantic City and supported by Golden Boy Promotions sponsors Corona and AT&T. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast begins live at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING is available in Spanish on secondary audio programming (SAP). Preliminary bouts will air live on SHOWTIME EXTREME® beginning at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
Tickets priced at $300, $150, $75, $50 and $25, not including applicable service charges, are on sale now and can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 800-736-1420 or atwww.tickermaster.com.
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