Jacobs right hand stops Quillin
By John J. Raspanti, DogHouse Boxing (Dec 8, 2015)
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After a minute of feeling each other out, Jacobs (32-1, 29 KOs) connected with a straight right to Quillin’s temple. Quillin, who was floored by Andy Lee six months ago, felt the full impact of the blow. His legs buckled, causing his body to flounder.
Jacobs jumped on his stricken prey, reigning down blow after blow. Quillin (32-1-1, 23 KOs) managed to avoid most of the punches until another right crashed off his forehead. Quillin did a little hop and staggered to the ropes. Referee Harvey Dock motioned Jacobs to the neutral corner. He gazed into Quillin’s glassy eyes and stopped the contest.
The decision was the right one.
The time was 1:25 of the opening round.
"I hope he's okay," said nice guy Jacobs in the ring seconds after the fight had concluded. "I was patient and when I came with an uppercut I knew I hurt him and that's when I went for the kill.
"I told him I love him. Me and Peter go back to the Golden Glove days. I respect him to death, but I knew this fight would be my night. There are no lucky shots in boxing. Obviously I caught him with a shot. Once I knew I had him hurt I kept going.”
Quillin was upset at first about the stoppage until he watched a replay.
"That's right on the temple," Quillin said. "In the moment you don't know what happens until you see it in the replay.
"I can't think of a better person to lose to than Danny Jacobs,“ added the classy Quillin.
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