Found December 12, 2011 on
After Washington, D.C.'s Lamont Peterson won two junior welterweight belts in his hometown from England's Amir Khan in an upset split decision on Saturday night, both sides immediately talked about a rematch.
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Lamont Peterson pulled off a huge upset, taking home Amir Khan's titles with a controversial, close Split Decision win on Saturday night, with final scores of 113-112 (twice) in his favor, and 111-114. This definitely shakes up the scene at 140 lbs. As such, ProBoxing-Fans.com has gone back to the drawing board for our divisional rankings, and put together a new top 10. Take...
Team Khan isn't too happy about losing last night's fight to Lamont Peterson. They believe they won the fight and deserved the decision, and as Khan said in the post-fight interviews, he felt like he was fighting two people in the ring, Peterson and the referee. Check out the official Team Khan statement on the loss to Peterson, as they talk about the fight itself, about...
Recapping Capital Showdown and the Shocking Results of Amir Khan vs. Lamont Peterson:
Last night in Washington D.C., boxing fans got treated to an excellent main event on the Capital Showdown card, with Lamont Peterson capturing Amir Khan's junior welterweight titles via Split Decision, to the delight of his D.C.-based fans. Now it's time to make sense of it all and see...
A sold-out crowd filled the Washington Convention Center on Saturday night to watch District native Lamont Peterson defeat Amir Khan.