Anthony Peterson on his Comeback Win Over Daniel Attah

by David P. Greisman

Anthony Peterson’s return back to the ring — his first bout since losing by disqualification to Brandon Rios in September 2010 — came in Washington, D.C., an eight-round decision win over Daniel Attah.

“It felt food being back in there after 15 months in front of my hometown crowd,” Peterson said afterward. “I really wanted to do well here and bring a win home. You always want the knockout, but a win is a win.

“He [Attah] was pretty tough. He got off some good shots, but he was crafty. Daniel’s a good fighter. I take nothing away from him. What this tells me is I need to be in the ring more. Right away, no later than February.”

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter at or on Facebook at, or send questions and comments to [email protected]

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Evil Abed on 12-11-2011

[QUOTE=starsjuicebar;11549240]Peterson vs demarco[/QUOTE] Good fight.

Comment by starsjuicebar on 12-11-2011

Peterson vs demarco

Comment by flint on 12-11-2011

now that rios is moving up. anthony can do very well at 135. one fight at a time without layoffs will serve him well.get i fight in febuary and then right back on your brothers undercard and shake off some…

Comment by Evil Abed on 12-11-2011

Anthony can still make noise at 135. Will be hard to exceed his Brother's current win.

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