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Amir Khan Vows Never To Fight For The IBF Ever Again

By Joe Delaney, courtesy of The Daily Star

AMIR KHAN says he will never fight in an IBF bout again after a hearing into his controversial defeat against Lamont Peterson was cancelled.

Khan’s camp withdrew their appeal at the 11th hour because they discovered the IBF was not going to hear evidence from all the officials who were involved in the world light-welterweight title clash.

Peterson took both the WBA and IBF belts on a split decision in his hometown of Washington last month.

The WBA had already ordered a rematch due to “multiple irregularities” after Khan complained about the referee, scorecards being changed and a mystery man at ringside. The Bolton fighter said: “I will never fight for the IBF again. WBA want an immediate rematch, so I’ll stick with that. But I do not want the IBF involved.”

But in a further twist last night, Peterson launched his own appeal against the WBA’s order for a rematch.

Meanwhile, the mystery man at ringside – Mustafa Ameen – has admitted he did help change a scorecard during the fight But he said he only did it because judge Michael Welsh was unwell.

Ameen said: “I noticed one error and a subsequent error. I assisted him in correcting it without touching anything. He (Welsh) said, ‘I’m not feeling well this evening’.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Prince Mongo on 01-19-2012

[QUOTE=Hitman932;11685685]It's just hilarious that people continue to ***** about the guy making a correction to an unofficial scorecard that had 0 impact on the final outcome of the bout. What's next? Will Khan dispute the decision because my friend pointed…

Comment by Hitman932 on 01-19-2012

It's just hilarious that people continue to ***** about the guy making a correction to an unofficial scorecard that had 0 impact on the final outcome of the bout. What's next? Will Khan dispute the decision because my friend pointed…

Comment by Realizniguhnit on 01-19-2012

Just go back to the UK where you belong Khan you're not built for this over here, Kell Brook would knock you off...

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 01-19-2012

[QUOTE=Stanly Ketchel;11685247]Diggz you are the ultimate nut hugger. What do you think of the shameful performance your boy put up IN the ring that night? Fckin running like a sucker. And he still cries and his hugger fans support it.…

Comment by Stanly Ketchel on 01-19-2012

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;11684398]Thats pretty much all there is to it. But people will continue to bash Khan because they prefer corruption in the sport..... ....as long as it benefits their fighters.[/QUOTE] Diggz you are the ultimate nut hugger. What do…

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