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Peter Quillin takes aim at title shot!

How desperate is Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin to get a shot at a middleweight title?
He said at Thursday’s final news conference that he would fight his own mother if she had a 160-pound belt.

Quillin wasn’t fighting for a title, or fighting his mom, but he rolled past late substitute Jason LeHoullier as he worked toward his ultimate goal Saturday night on the undercard of the Amir Khan-Zab Judah junior welterweight title unification fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

Could Kid Chocolate live up to his name sake?

“Not all East coast fighters acclimate to sunny Southern California,” said Big Steve coming out of the PAL boxing gym for amateurs in Glendale: “Some get home sick. Others can’t handle the heat, not from the sun, but from sparring, especially if they wind up at Wildcard or Maywood, boxing clubs well-known for their gym wars.”

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