New Hampshire To Get A Taste Of Chocolate


New Hampshire To Get A Taste Of Chocolate

Press Release: Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin and Ronald “The Chosen One” Hearns will be showcased in separate bouts September 17, 2008 at “The Maul In Manchester", New Hampshire. Quillin (19-0, 14 KOs), fighting out of Brooklyn, New York is a 25-year-old Cuban-American middleweight, scheduled to fight in the 10-round main event. He is coming off of an impressive 10-round win by decision on ESPN against Dionisio Mirnada (19-1-2). Hearns (19-0, 15 KOs) is a junior middleweight representing Southfield, Michigan. He is slated for an 8-round co-feature.

Also on the card making his pro debut is 2008 U.S. Olympic Team alternate Danny O’Connor, who hails from Framingham, Massachusetts. The light welterweight captured gold medals at this year’s U.S. Future Stars, in which, he was selected Outstanding Boxer of the tournament, as well as the National Golden Gloves Championships. New York super middleweight Hajro Sujak (1-0) is also fighting on the card.

Special guests will include boxing stars Tommy “Hit Man” Hearns, the 6-time world champion who’ll be supporting his son, Ronald, International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran, and legendary trainer Angelo Dundee.

“This will be the Fight To Educate’s first professional card and we’ll feature six bouts,” Fight To Educate chairman Stephen Singer said. “We’re excited to be working with one of the all-time great boxing promoters, Cedric Kushner (Gotham Boxing), in one of the most beautiful professional buildings – the Verizon Wireless Center. Fight To Educate is one of the largest charitable events in New Hampshire.”

The 7th annual Fight To Educate, presented by Members First Credit Union, in association with Cedric Kushner’s Gotham Boxing, will benefit the New Hampshire Union Leader Santa Fund for the Salvation Army, the Bobby Stephen Fund for Education and SEE Science Center.

Tickets are available at Manchester's Verizon Wireless Arena Box Office, any TicketMaster location, on line at, or call 603.868.7300 to charge. or more information go to First bout will be at 8 PM/ET.