Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/28/14

CLEVELAND, OH - FEBRUARY 27: Rock Allen of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania lands a punch in his light welterweight (141lbs) match against Lamont Peterson of Washington, D.C. during the 2004 Olympic Box-Offs at the Cleveland Convocation Center February 27, 2004 in Cleveland, Ohio. With the victory, Allen qualifies for the 2004 U.S. Olympic Boxing Team. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
A failed pre-fight drug test administered by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), coupled with the Nevada State Athletic Commission's (NSAC) legal inability to hold a formal hearing on the matter of licensing Lamont Peterson for his Saturday, May 19 rematch against Amir Khan until Tuesday, May 15, has forced the cancellation of the event. Credit: Gene Blevins / Hogan Photos Obviously, this is a big blow to both men. For Khan, it's a wasted opportunity to get his revenge against Peterson, or at least move forward with his career against a different opponent. For Peterson, this is a major strike against his reputation and credibility, and everything else he has accomplished. Of course, for boxing fans, this is just the latest in a string of disasters so far this year, and over the past year or two, ranging from cancellations to failed negotiations to disastrous fights, judging and scoring controversies, and more. While we were waiting for news to come in on whether or...
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