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 Last update:  8/10/2012       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Khan on Peterson Ruling: I Guess It's Ok To Take Drugs!
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By Edward Chaykovsky

Former champion Amir Khan is shocked with the IBF's decision to allow Lamont Peterson to keep his junior welterweight title. Peterson won the IBF/WBA belts with a controversial split decision over Amir Khan on December 10. A rematch was set for May 19th in Las Vegas, but two weeks before the bout was going to happen Petterson tested positive for synthetic testosterone. Both boxers agreed to take part in a random drug testing protocol, which the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) conducted.

Peterson advised the IBF that he received a testosterone implant, due to a medical condition, prior to their first December meeting, which raised some eyebrows and caused Khan's team to file petitions to force the WBA and IBF to strip Peterson. The WBA resinstated Khan as their "super champion" at 140-pounds, but the IBF has ruled in Peterson's favor.

Peterson must now face mandatory challenger Zab Judah.

"I read somewhere, [the] IBF gave Peterson the title and heard he is fighting Judah next. Wow, so it must be Ok to take drugs in boxing and still box. Peterson was caught juiced up so WBA reinstated the title back. [The] IBF I've heard have Peterson still [as their] champ and no ban. What's point of drug tests? I'm not bitter one bit about what the IBF have done. It's just unfair in sports. Getting caught taking drugs....he can keep the title and the W," Khan stated.

Tags: Amir Khan , Lamont Peterson



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comment by KingKhan1, on 08-11-2012
[QUOTE=sonofisis]Hey, who knows, right? All that we know for sure is that he was cleared by an independent physician, so somebody qualified (not you or me) was in a good position to pass proper judgement... Hence, Peterson has been vindicated.:)[/QUOTE] If you are a drug cheat and get this kin...

comment by KingKhan1, on 08-11-2012
[QUOTE=jbpanama]Google, Low Testostorine!!! U can look to a Recent Article, on the Scene, where the NSAC Director Detalied your Question...[/QUOTE] If your body doesn't produce it then hard luck. You either fight with low testostorone or you find a different career.

comment by Frank Ducketts, on 08-11-2012
And we have posters using alts and continuing the same conversation that their primary account was conversing about, lmao!

comment by Frank Ducketts, on 08-11-2012
Some of you guys truly have a complex towards black folk, lmao. Peterson got away with the crime of the century in boxing. He failed a test where advice was given by Conte to test for. Bob Lee, who no longer runs the IBF still has connects with the government who took over the IBF I guess while t...

comment by sonofisis, on 08-11-2012
[QUOTE=TysonBomb]LOL so Peterson suddenly develops a "condition" just before the fight :lol1::lol1:[/QUOTE] Hey, who knows, right? All that we know for sure is that he was cleared by an independent physician, so somebody qualified (not you or me) was in a good position to pass proper judgement......

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