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Golden Boy Promotions acted quickly in releasing a statement clearing the name of their fighter, Lamont Peterson. Peterson was accused of failing a drug test after his 8th round KO of Kendall Holt.
Golden Boy had this to say about the situation:
Contrary to earlier erroneous media reports, Lamont Peterson did not fail a post-fight drug test following his successful IBF Junior...
Lamont Peterson was impressive in his KO of Kendall Holt, which came after his nearly two year lay-off from boxing. That lay off happened because Peterson’s win over Amir Kahn was quickly tainted by a positive test containing Synthetic Testosterone.
Peterson was thought to be in better shape during the Holt fight than he was two years prior and his build naturally garnered sceptics...
It's been a busy day for Golden Boy Promotions. There was the arrest of Robert Guerrero at JFK airport, and also rumors and reports circulating that Lamont Peterson failed a post-fight drug test after his bout against Kendall Holt. Golden Boy has released an official statement, and is adamant in the matter that Peterson did not fail any test. Take a look.
Contrary to earlier...