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A solid confidence building win for Lamont Peterson after being put to sleep by Lucas Matthysse. Here is what he had to say after the fight.
“I knew that this was his [Jean's] first title fight and this is a big stage. I knew regardless of what he said he would have some type of nerves. At the end of the day I was in shape and I was able to hold the rounds. I would like to be considered the best 140-pound fighter in the world before I leave [the division]. If it means Danny Garcia is next then that’s what it is.”
When asked how long it took to get over his loss against Matthysse, Peterson said, “At the end of that night I sat and thought all night and I came to an understanding of why I lost. Then I moved on. I was over it in 24 hours.”
Speaking to the crowd of 5,668, Peterson said, “I love my city. My city loves me.”
A fight with Garcia and Peterson would be interesting, but Peterson has several options now in the 140 pound division.
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Lamont Peterson retained the IBF junior welterweight title Saturday night, unanimously outpointing previously undefeated Dierry Jean in front of a hometown crowd of about 5,600 fans at the DC Armory.
Peterson (32-2-1) rebounded from a third-round TKO loss to Argentina's Lucas Matthysse in a non-title fight in May in Atlantic City, N.J. Jean, from Montreal, dropped to 25-1.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It's a cold Saturday night in the nation's capital, and the atmosphere is cool in the D.C. Armory while the sparse fans await local hero Lamont Peterson in the main event. We'll find out through the course of the evening (it's about 7 p.m. as of this writing) whether the crowd will pick up, or whether the weather and Peterson's knockout loss...
Junior welterweight Lamont Peterson returns to the ring Saturday night in his hometown, looking to protect his place among the elite in the 140-pound weight class.
Peterson (31-2-1, 16 KOs) puts his IBF junior welterweight title on the line against undefeated No. 1-ranked contender Dierry Jean of Montreal at the DC Armory.
Peterson is coming off a third-round TKO loss to Argentina...
The sexy Showtime Corona girls are out in force at the Lamont Peterson vs. Dierry Jean fight in Washington, D.C. These lovely ring card girls are always on hand for the Golden Boy events, and their Showtime televised cards.
Right here, you can check out a special video greeting from the Corona girls, photos of the ladies in action and more.
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Lamont Peterson dazzled in front of his hometown crowd on Saturday night scoring a unanimous decision victory over Dierry Jean to retain his IBF Junior Welterweight World Championship from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., live on Showtime.
Right here, check out the full results, including a collection of fight action photos, videos, fighter quotes and reactions, and more.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Lamont Peterson insisted all through the build-up to his 140-pound tilt with Dierry Jean that he was just fine from the knockout loss to Lucas Matthysse, and he fought like it Saturday night on Showtime -- wading through power shots from a hungry young talent to deliver his own, never flinching, never shaking.
It was enough to take a competitive, exciting...
In the blustery cold, a sold-out crowd of 15,000 piled in the D.C. Armory in the nation’s capital to see hometown native Lamont Peterson box Dierry Jean. The uglies and the pretties waltzed around the dark and dingy event center. The clean-shaven and the bearded looked for their seats. The women in dresses walked alongside […]The post Representing The Capital: Lamont Peterson...
By Special Contributor, Ismael AbduSalaam The last time we saw Lamont Peterson in a boxing ring, he was experiencing what all fighters dread… the loving embrace of one Steve Smoger. If you find yourself in Smoger’s arms, one thing is certain — you took one hell of an ass-whooping. You don’t have to tell that twice to Peterson, who saw his standing as a top player in the...
A weekend of many fights filled the nights of major boxing action. HBO and Showtime both televised big boxing events Saturday night with both fading and rising stars. Lamont Peterson and Mikey Garcia were the names of big interest for a great weekend of fights. Mikey Garcia Dominates Juan Carlos Burgos Many boxing enthusiast believed […]
This Saturday night, Lamont Peterson and mandatory challenger Dierry Jean square off from the DC Armory in Washington, USA.
The 29 year old Peterson’s story will be familiar to British diehards due to the extensive coverage he received here for his controversial victory over Amir Khan in December 2011.
Despite scoring an early knockdown, the Bolton lad conceded the tightest of...
Adrien Broner was in attendance at Saturday night's Lamont Peterson vs. Dierry Jean Showtime card in Washington DC. Brian Kenny interviewed Broner, who talked on a range of subjects, including his belief that he's the closest thing to Floyd Mayweather, his desire to have his rematch with Marcos Maidana, and more, as well as some explanations for his leaving the ring after...
In addition to the two big cards tonight, on HBO from Madison Square Garden with Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos, and on Showtime from Washington DC with Lamont Peterson vs. Dierry Jean, there's also some smaller cards, including two more on the east coast, one in Atlantic City, and one in Bethlehem PA. Here are the weigh-in results for those lineups.
All Times Eastern
Showtime Championship Boxing, Washington, DC
IBF Jr. Welterweight Championship
Lamont Peterson vs. Dierry Jean -- Showtime, 9 p.m.
Boxing After Dark, New York, NY
WBO Featherweight Championship
Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos -- HBO, 9:45 p.m.
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