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Holt is a Little Confused By Bradley-Peterson Rematch

By Keith Idec

Kendall Holt has nothing against Timothy Bradley or Lamont Peterson.

The former WBO junior welterweight champion is a little confused, however, by the tentative scheduling of their 12-round rematch. Representatives for Bradley (29-0, 12 KOs, 1 NC), of Indio, Calif., and Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KOs), of Washington, D.C., were finalizing contractual terms Thursday night for a Dec. 15 fight at Marlins Park in Miami.

Bradley dominated Peterson in their first fight, contested before a sparse crowd that barely exceeded 1,000 nearly three years ago in small casino ballroom in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Holt (28-5, 16 KOs), a Paterson native and Woodland Park resident, dropped Bradley twice in a much more competitive fight which Bradley won by unanimous decision months earlier at Bell Centre in Montreal, in front of a crowd that approached 8,000.

"I’d love to get the rematch with Bradley if he beats Peterson again," Holt said. "The first fight only went the way it did because I aggravated my hand again in the first round after I hit him with that monstrous left hook [which knocked Bradley on his back]. My hand was injured in preparations for my previous fight, and then again in training for the Bradley fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Crazylegs77 on 10-06-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;12580210]Kendall Holt has nothing against Timothy Bradley or Lamont Peterson. The former WBO junior welterweight champion is a little confused, however, by the tentative scheduling of their 12-round rematch. Representatives for Bradley (29-0, 12 KOs, 1 NC), of Indio, Calif.,…

Comment by IronDanHamza on 10-06-2012

Who isn't confused? It's a pointless rematch.

Comment by mathed on 10-06-2012

Bradley broke you down Holt, you hit him with your best and still couldn't manage to win more than those 2 rounds.

Comment by heihaci on 10-06-2012

Peterson is a cheat and should be banned from boxing

Comment by pinchewey on 10-06-2012

I am so getting annoyed w this top rank bs. At least golden boy has some halfway decent fights. I will no longer support all this fraud by TR

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