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IBF To Investigate Khan-Peterson Outcome From All Points

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

The International Boxing Federation has set a tentative January 18 date for a hearing on the appeal of former IBF light welterweight champion Amir Khan against the decision in his controversial loss to Lamont Peterson last December 10.

IBF Championship Committee chairman Lindsey Tucker told BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard “All of the issues brought up in the Appeal will be heard by a 3 member panel. Once both sides have presented all of their evidence, the panel will determine if there are grounds to order a re-match.”

Tucker said the IBF had received a “formal complaint from Golden Boy's attorney early last week. That complaint centered mainly on the points deducted by Referee Joe Cooper. The IBF decided that Cooper had the authority to deduct points if he determined it was warranted. On Monday night, Dec. 19, 2011 we received a request for an Appeal of the decision of the Khan vs. Peterson fight under Rule 12.1.A.”

12.A. refers to Grounds for Appeal. It states 1. Miscalculation of the score where the correct score would change the outcome of the fight;

2. Inappropriate conduct by the referee which is alleged to have affected the outcome of the fight;

3. Misconduct on the part of the judges or referee which is alleged to have had a material effect on the outcome of the fight;

4. Imposition of penalties under Rule 14; and

5. Any other alleged violation of the rules of the IBF/USBA that may have a detrimental effect on the rights of the complainant.

Khan’s earlier appeal against the two point deductions slapped on him by referee Joe Cooper was rejected. The British fighter had heavily criticized referee Cooper after the fight. However, in turning down the complaint about the referee Tucker had said they “found no discrepancies that would affect the outcome or the result of the fight.”

There have been indications that a rematch is likely to take place in 2012.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Doctor_Tenma on 12-26-2011

Peterson should make him wait, screw that!

Comment by boxingfan76 on 12-26-2011

[QUOTE=ghost deini;11602421]the way he wined like a ***** was unsportsman like unprofessional and quite frankly made him look like the cock that he is he'll never be a legend like Naseem Hamed[/QUOTE]I really dig hamed its a shame he never…

Comment by boxingfan76 on 12-26-2011

FUUkkkk that fight! they should investigate the pac jmm3 fight! charge or fire all those bought -off las vegas judges and reverse that sorry decision as that fight was not even close!!

Comment by immortal tech on 12-26-2011

[QUOTE=americanbot;11602017]just for this i wouldn't give khan sh*t. he wouldn't get a rematch from me..............[/QUOTE] well you don't have a belt so ...:bottle:

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 12-26-2011

looks like golden boy is using their power and are about to get the straps back, foking pathetic

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