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LAMONT PETERSON RUMORS

Danny Garcia: I can’t look past Salka, but I want Peterson next

Junior welterweight kingpin Danny Garcia is hoping to set up a unification clash with Lamont Peterson later this year. The reigning world champion takes on Rod Salka this Saturday night, and aims to come through the challenge unscathed so he can set up a mouth-watering showdown with Peterson -- although the tune-up fights clearly weren't necessary to begin with. The D.C. native...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamont Peterson works out and hopes for fight with Danny Garcia after Aug 9th

So Lamont Peterson has a stay busy fight this weekend at The Barclays Center on Showtime. He will be facing Edgar Santana in a fight that serves to showcase the DC based fighter but to drum up interest in a potential unification fight with Danny Garcia. Problem is, fans are asking why couldn’t he go straight to Danny Garcia? Garcia, Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime have been...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamont Peterson Puts Himself Back in The Mix With Win Over Dierry Jean

A solid confidence building win for Lamont Peterson after being put to sleep by Lucas Matthysse. Here is what he had to say after the fight. “I knew that this was his [Jean's] first title fight and this is a big stage. I knew regardless of what he said he would have some type of nerves. At the end of the day I was in shape and I was able to hold the rounds. I would like to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video & photos: The Corona girls at Showtime boxing’s Peterson vs. Jean event

The sexy Showtime Corona girls are out in force at the Lamont Peterson vs. Dierry Jean fight in Washington, D.C. These lovely ring card girls are always on hand for the Golden Boy events, and their Showtime televised cards. Right here, you can check out a special video greeting from the Corona girls, photos of the ladies in action and more. Of course, you can also skip ahead to our...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Running Undercard Results For Lamont Peterson Vs. Dierry Jean

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It's a cold Saturday night in the nation's capital, and the atmosphere is cool in the D.C. Armory while the sparse fans await local hero Lamont Peterson in the main event. We'll find out through the course of the evening (it's about 7 p.m. as of this writing) whether the crowd will pick up, or whether the weather and Peterson's knockout loss...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Peterson retains IBF junior welterweight title against Jean

Lamont Peterson retained the IBF junior welterweight title Saturday night, unanimously outpointing previously undefeated Dierry Jean in front of a hometown crowd of about 5,600 fans at the DC Armory. Peterson (32-2-1) rebounded from a third-round TKO loss to Argentina's Lucas Matthysse in a non-title fight in May in Atlantic City, N.J. Jean, from Montreal, dropped to 25-1. ...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Peterson vs Jean in IBF title fight on Saturday

Junior welterweight Lamont Peterson returns to the ring Saturday night in his hometown, looking to protect his place among the elite in the 140-pound weight class. Peterson (31-2-1, 16 KOs) puts his IBF junior welterweight title on the line against undefeated No. 1-ranked contender Dierry Jean of Montreal at the DC Armory. Peterson is coming off a third-round TKO loss to Argentina...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
TRAINING DAY

Khan: Parkinson's affected Freddie Roach's training

Fighter Amir Khan recently left notable trainer Freddie Roach, and now he says Roach's Parkinson's disease was a problem.

Via The Other Paper
October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Peterson lawyer fighting failed test

Lamont Peterson's lawyer is telling Nevada boxing regulators the champion fighter's failed doping test stemmed from an ''inadvertent'' failure to disclose medical treatment last November for low testosterone levels. In a letter obtained late Tuesday by The Associated Press, Peterson attorney Jeff Fried tells the Nevada Athletic Commission a doctor determined...
Via AP on Fox
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Peterson faces Khan in rematch

Lamont Peterson says he's "ready to die" in the ring to defend his WBA and IBF light-welterweight titles against British challenger Amir Khan in a rematch of their disputed fight last year. Khan lost both belts in a split-decision loss to the American on Dec. 10. But he complained about the referee's decision to deduct two points for pushing and the presence of...
Via Fox Sports
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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