Former welterweight champion Ike "Bazooka" Quartey is primed and ready to get it on with former IBF junior middleweight champion Verno Phillips at the FedEx Forum in Memphis on June 18. "I'm ready to fight now," boasted the former champ. "This is a big opportunity for me to show the world that I'm back and this fight will not go the distance. I'm knocking him out!" Quartey-Phillips can be seen live on HBO world Championship Boxing as the televised co-feature to the Johnson-Tarver rematch on June 18.