While Peter Quillin exults in the sights, sounds, aromas, bliss and stress of his new baby, suits are figuring out ideas for his next test, in the ring. It was thought he’d battle contender Matt Korobov, then that plan was ditched. It looked like he’d battle Danny Jacobs, who now holds the WBA 160 crown, but a source tells me we are more likely to see not that all-NYC battle, but instead see Quilling get the winner of the forthcoming Sam Soliman-Jermain Taylor scrap.
Soliman holds the IBF belt, and will be tested by Taylor on Oct. 8, in Mississippi, and on ESPN2.
A Quillin-Jacobs battle for their next is not fully off the table, however, I am told. That bout was being paved a path for, it looked like, when Quillin renounced his WBO title last week.
“The Wizard Of” Al Haymon advises Quillin, so he knows more than I do…
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