BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PIX11)-- Boxing is back, in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn's own undefeated Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, 31 squared off against reigning champion Andy Lee of Ireland.
At stake, the World Boxing Organization middleweight championship title.
Boxing's return to Brooklyn at Barclays Center, is a nod to the borough's storied history with the sport.
"Iron Mike" Tyson, considered one of the best heavyweights of all time, was born and raised in Brooklyn, where he trained.
Similarly, Gleasons Gym along the Brooklyn waterfront, launched the careers of Muhammad Ali, Sonny Liston, Roberto Duran and Mike Tyson.
Inside the Barclays Center, fans posed for photographs with the title belt.AlertMe