Browsing Lamont Peterson

Losing Faith in Boxing – From Mayweather vs Pacquiao to Berto and Peterson Positive Tests

Posted on 20 May, 2012, by in Boxing

Instead of getting fights we want, like Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, we get feuds and talk about PPV shares; Sums none of really understand; Instead of great rematches like Khan – Peterson and Victor Ortiz – Andre Berto, we get news of positive drug tests and rescheduled fights. More

Amir Khan Looking For a New Opponent Now That the Peterson Fight is Cancelled

Posted on 10 May, 2012, by in Boxing

Amir Khan won’t be fighting Lamont Peterson on May 19 because of a positive drug test that Peterson took back in March turned out to be positive. No hearing was done, but Peterson did admit he took the banned substance, which quickly led to cancelling the fight and for Amir Khan to look for a new fight on June 30. More

Khan – Peterson Fight in Jeopardy; Peterson Tests Positive for Banned Substance

Posted on 8 May, 2012, by in Boxing

Amir Khan is supposed to get his rematch against Lamont Peterson on May 19; A chance to win back his Light Welterweight belts and to put the division once and for all behind him with a win over an opponent he feels superior to. An opponent he feels he actually beat in their first fight, back in December. An opponent who has tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. More

Mayweather Just Two Fights Away For Amir Khan?

Posted on 30 Apr, 2012, by in Boxing

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao won’t be around forever. I don’t see these two hanging around deep into their 40’s, trying to cling on to their glory days. Pacquiao keeps talking about retiring soon. Mayweather has already taken long breaks from the sport. Boxing needs to looks for its next marquee name. Golden Boy Promotions believe Amir Khan might be it. More

Amir Khan Gets the Peterson Rematch He Deserved

Posted on 10 Feb, 2012, by in Boxing

Amir Khan shouldn’t be without the WBA and IBF belts right now, but he lost points on some shoving calls, some unauthorized person messed around with the scorecards and the judges, resulting in Lamont Peterson causing the upset that night in Washington. Now, after months of back and forth between both camps, the rematch (May 19 in Vegas) is a done deal. More

Lamont Peterson Seems Scared to Fight Amir Khan Again

Posted on 19 Jan, 2012, by in Boxing

Amir Khan is still fighting to get the rematch he wants against Lamont Peterson, although the bad blood, flowing stronger since the fight and the appeals, isn’t the only thing in the way. Peterson appealing to the WBA, hoping it’ll overturn the rematch order, might prove just how reluctant Peterson is to fight Khan again. More

Amir Khan Still Hoping to get Mayweather in 2012

Posted on 14 Jan, 2012, by in Boxing

There’s no doubt Amir Khan’s main and immediate goal right now is getting a rematch against Lamont Peterson, the man who beat him to take away the WBA and IBF Light Welterweight titles, but he’s still hoping that his earlier plans, of facing Floyd Mayweather by the end of 2012, haven’t been hampered by recent events. More

Amir Khan – From Mystery Man to Peterson Rematch

Posted on 13 Jan, 2012, by in Boxing

Amir Khan will get a rematch against Lamont Peterson for the Light Welterweight title, according to the WBA. The IBF will also look into what happened during the fight, from the referee decisions to the Mystery man that shouldn’t have been there and will probably do the same as the WBA. More

Amir Khan – Conspiracy or More Whining?

Posted on 6 Jan, 2012, by in Boxing

Amir Khan isn’t done with his crusade to prove he actually won his fight against Lamont Peterson. He wants a rematch, which he’ll probably get anyhow. But that’s not enough, and revealing new and question raising footage regarding an unidentified man sitting with the judges and actually interfering with the scorecards. More

Choosing Manny Pacquiao’s Next Opponent

Posted on 5 Jan, 2012, by in Boxing

Manny Pacquiao is looking for his next opponent, knowing that the Floyd Mayweather option has gone out the window. His options, as Bob Arum suggests – Rematches with Juan Manuel Marquez or Miguel Cotto, or a new direction with Light Welterweight Lamont Peterson and Timothy Bradley. More