Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/3/14

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Amir Khan knocks down Dmitriy Salita of the U.S. for the third and final time in the first round to retain his WBA Light Welterweight title on December 5, 2009 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by John Gichigi/Getty Images)
British boxer Amir Khan appealed the scoring in his split-decision loss to American Lamont Peterson in their light-welterweight title fight. ''We'll find out in the next five to seven days if the decision is overturned,'' Khan told Sky Sports News on Thursday. ''If that's the case, I will give him a rematch to settle the score.'' The 25-year-old Englishman lost his WBA and IBF titles in the defeat in Washington on Saturday after points were deducted points on two occasions for pushing. International Boxing Federation President Daryl Peoples confirmed to The Associated Press that Khan's camp also has appealed against referee Joseph Cooper's decision to deduct points. ''We have just asked Golden Boy Promotions for a DVD of the tape so I can review it with the Championships Chairman (Lindsey Tucker),'' Peoples said. Khan claimed the scorecards were changed before the results were read out by the ring announcer. ''I got told I won the fight by someone at Golden Boy Promotions who ...

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