WINKY WRIGHT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ronald "Winky" Wright Announces Retirement from Boxing

Following a tough decision loss to Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin this past Saturday night, former junior middleweight champion and longtime middleweight contender Ronald "Winky" Wright has decided to retire at the age of 40. "Part of being a boxer is knowing when to call it quits," said Wright. "It's time for me. I did what I set out to do...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Winky Wright announces retirement

Former light middleweight champion Winky Wright has retired. The 40-year-old Wright (51-6-1, 25 KOs) lost his first fight in three years last Saturday, dropping a unanimous decision to Peter ''Kid Chocolate'' Quillin at Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Wright had fought just once since losing to Bernard Hopkins in July 2007. He hasn't won a bout since December...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Official Winky Wright retirement notice & quotes

Following a hard-fought 10-round battle with Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin this past Saturday night at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., former Undisputed Junior Middleweight World Champion and longtime middleweight contender Ronald "Winky" Wright has decided to retire at the age of 40. "Part of being a boxer is knowing when to call it quits...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Boxing champion Winky Wright announces retirement

Former light middleweight champion Winky Wright has retired. The 40-year-old Wright (51-6-1, 25 KOs) lost his first fight in three years last Saturday, dropping a unanimous decision to Peter ''Kid Chocolate'' Quillin at Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Wright had fought just once since losing to Bernard Hopkins in July 2007. He hasn't won a bout since December...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Reports: Winky Wright retiring at 40

Winky Wright, the former undisputed middleweight champion, is hanging up his gloves, according to reports. Wright, 40, has lost his past three fights since beating former welterweight titlist Ike Quartey in December 2006. His most recent loss came Saturday night against rising middleweight contender "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin after a layoff of three years. "I...
Via Fox Sports
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Tarver fights to draw with Kayode; Wright loses

Antonio Tarver rallied in the late rounds to earn a draw with unbeaten cruiserweight Lateef Kayode on Saturday night, and Winky Wright lost a unanimous decision to unbeaten middleweight Peter ''Kid Chocolate'' Quillin. Austin Trout also defended his WBA super welterweight title at the Home Depot Center complex south of Los Angeles with an uneventful unanimous decision...
Via AP on Fox
June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Tarver-Kayode, Quillin-Wright, Trout-Rodriguez weigh-in results, pictures

Tomorrow night on Showtime and Showtime Extreme, a total of six world class fights will be shown. The weigh-ins for the entire event were held this afternoon, and right here you can find the complete set of weights, a huge collection of weigh-in pictures and more. The card is headlined by Antonio Tarver vs. Lateef Kayode, Winky Wright vs. Peter Quillin and Austin Trout vs. Delvin...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver and Winky Wright prepare for Lateef Kayode and Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin-Photo Gallery

As June 2nd approaches both Antonio Tarver and Winky Wright prepare for their June 2nd showdowns with Lateef Kayode and Peter ‘Kid Chocolate” Quillin on Showtime which will feature four main event fights for us boxing fans. Showtime was kind enough to provide a few images from earlier today! all photos credit by Jeff Young
Via Fight Hub TV
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Arizona boxing news & notes: Winky Wright training in Phoenix, Jose Benavidez Jr ready to return

In 2009 after losing a  12 round unanimous decision to Paul Williams, "Winky" Wright  quit boxing and there was no reason to think he would ever return.  He is back with a renewed love for the sport, however. For  the last 2-3 weeks, the 41 year old southpaw has been  preparing for a comeback fight at Busted Knuckle Gym in North Phoenix. The former world champ will...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Winky Wright is on the Money Team, says Mayweather over Pacquiao

Ballertainment When asked who would win the fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao, Winky Wright aligned himself with Team Mayweather. Watch the video after you advance the ball…. Just as Gary Payton stated before, Mayweather is the man to beat. This is a debate that will obviously go on until Floyd and Manny face each other in the ring (if ever). Winky seems like a nice guy....
Via Ballertainment
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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