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Following a drug test last year that found synthetic testosterone in his system, junior welterweight Lamont Peterson couldn't fight in Nevada until a public hearing on his license. Yet, this Friday, Peterson is boxing in his native District of Columbia sans such a hearing. It's the kind of thing that gets people to wondering: Why? TQBR reached out to the D.C. Boxing And Wrestling Commission to ask about the procedures for vetting Peterson in advance of a bout with Kendall Holt. On Wednesday, Skip S. J. Brown, commission administrator, wrote: "The Commission accepted the IBF decision by concurring with the review by independent physicians Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology that Mr. Peterson did not take performance enhancing drug(s); the use of the substance was for therapeutic purposes. "Additionally, the Commission is following the request by IBF, for its Championship Title Defense to ensure that Mr. Peterson and Mr. Holt are tested for...
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