Posted January 06, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Lamont Peterson's manager accused Amir Khan of being a sore loser in the wake of the British boxer's loss to the American in a light-welterweight title fight and attempt to appeal the decision. Khan lost his IBF and WBA belts to Peterson on a split decision after being docked two points for pushing in the Dec. 10 fight in Washington. He's appealing the scoring and questioned the presence of a ''mystery man'' distracting judges at ringside. Mustafa Ameen will explain why he was near the judges at a hearing next week, the IBF said Wednesday. Barry Hunter, who is also Peterson's trainer, said his fighter is disappointed with the ''unprofessional manner'' of Khan's complaints. ''Khan blames everyone and everything but his performance and lack of ability to make adjustments in the ring for his loss,'' Hunter said in a statement. ''He claims that the ring announcer privately stated he won, then that the refer...
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