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Quiles musters resolve for lightweight eliminator

Originally Published: February 21, 2007
By Thomas Gerbasi | MaxBoxing.com

"This is your big opportunity."

"You have to look good."

"You have to be perfect."

For 17 years, Ricky Quiles waded through the murky waters of professional boxing in search of one thing. It wasn't the million-dollar payday, though that would have been nice; it wasn't the fame; it wasn't to get his picture on the cover of a boxing magazine.

He just wanted to call himself a world champion.

Through years of struggle, of fights against apathy from the boxing world, ...

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