Former welterweight champion Ike "Bazooka" Quartey will face junior middleweight gate-keeper Carlos Borjorquez as part of the televised undercard to the eagerly anticipated December 3 rematch between undefeated, undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor and former pound for pound king Bernard Hopkins. Taylor-Hopkins II wil take place at the beautiful Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada and be televised live by HBO PPV. Quartey's promoter Lou DiBella and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer have confirmed the bout to Boxingtalk.com REMEMBER WHERE YOU HEARD IT FIRST! (1:07 PM EST)
Boxingtalk has also been informed a press conference will be held at the Copacabana in NYC on Tuesday afternoon to fomally announce Taylor-Hopkins II.