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IBF: Golden Boy Withdrew Appeal of Khan-Peterson Bout

The IBF has informed BoxingScene.com that at 4:50PM EST, Golden Boy Promotions withdrew their appeal for an immediate rematch between junior welterweights Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson. The hearing between Khan and Peterson was scheduled for Wednesday. Team Khan, along with Golden Boy, had appealed the handling of Khan's split decision loss to Peterson, which took place last month in Washington, DC. The WBA recently ordered a Khan-Peterson rematch and Khan/Golden Boy were trying to get the IBF to follow their lead. 

Since the controverial December fight, Khan and Golden Boy complained about the scoring of the bout, the two points referee Joe Cooper took away from Khan for excessive pushing and the possible of tampering of a scorecard by Mustafa Ameen, an IBF associate who was sitting at ringside. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jimbob89 on 01-18-2012

1.rematch might already be agreed???? 2.khan vs mayweather??? when khan loses weres he gunna go from there.. 3.if the wba lets him fight someone for the vacant belt why not the REGULAR champ maidana?????

Comment by lfc19titles on 01-18-2012

Lmao at some idiots like hitman saying khan us ducking Peterson, Jesus Christ some of you are just thick. You all just hate on khan, it shows from your previous posts and guys like hitman have been proven here to…

Comment by edgarg on 01-17-2012

[QUOTE=Leohappy;11678561]peterson holds the WBA Super title which is given to unified champs, so i doubt khan would be able to reclaim it so easily incase peterson drops it. also if he fights pacquiao then these 2 titles are useless, as…

Comment by iceman1 on 01-17-2012

[QUOTE=Furn;11679111]Floyd's the king of running[/QUOTE] what a dick

Comment by Furn on 01-17-2012

[QUOTE=Leohappy;11678788]seriously do you really want to watch khan running from floyd a full 12 rounds???[/QUOTE] Floyd's the king of running

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