Earlier this year, Peter Quillin became the WBO middleweight champion of the world. At 28-0 with 20 victories by knockout, he is one of the best middleweight boxers in the world today.
Yet despite his obvious success, Peter Quillin’s rise to the top has been everything but easy. Peter wasn’t a child who was groomed to become an athlete. He came up the hard way. He is a true testament to hard work and overcoming a deck of cards that were clearly stacked against him.
The inspiring video below tells the story of Peter Quillin’s rough upbringing and his subsequent rise to success. It is well worth a look whether you are a fan of the sweet science or not.
“Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.” – Seneca