Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/27/14

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)
Jr. Welterweight Titlist Lamont Peterson to Defend Title Against Kendall Holt on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights The February 22 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will feature an IBF Title fight between current Junior Welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KOs) and former Junior Welterweight titlist Kendall “Rated R” Holt (28-5, 16 KOs) in the 12-round main event. Friday’s show from Washington, D.C., will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2 HD. Peterson vs. Holt Video Previews Main Event: Peterson, the home town favorite, enters Friday’s fight with big fight experience, having fought current and former titlists Amir Khan, Victor Ortiz, and Timothy Bradley Jr. He won a 12-round split decision against Khan in his last fight to win the IBF Junior Welterweight title. "The game plan against Kendall Holt is to stay busy,” Peterson said. “He really doesn’t try to fight the whole three minutes of each round. He kind of picks and chooses when he fights, so we...
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