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Lamont Peterson-Dierry Jean: Golden Boy Wins Purse Bid

By Rick Reeno

Golden Boy Promotions submitted the winning bid for the mandatory fight between IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson and mandatory contender Dierry Jean. There were only two bidders. Golden Boy, who promote Peterson, won with a bid of $156,000. The other bidder, Eye of the Tiger, placed down $ 111,121. Golden Boy has 90 days to put the fight on.

Peterson (31-2-1, 16KOs) was last seen in the ring in the month of May, when he suffered a crushing third round stoppage at the hands of Lucas Matthysse in their non-title encounter. Jean (25-0, 17KOs), also last seen in May, knocked out  Cleotis Pendarvis in the seventh round of their IBF final junior welterweight eliminator. Jean has a co-promotional deal with Golden Boy and Eye of The Tiger.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mk12345 on 11-06-2013

They should let Peterson fight on steroids cos he's one boring feather fisted mofo without them!

Comment by lutenco on 11-06-2013

Another good opportunity to get caught for the third time on roids!!!

Comment by hitmanjosh on 11-06-2013

I was with Lanardo Tyner whom was not at his best weight or condition when he fought Jean but what I did witness is a very skillful boxer who has a few more options than Peterson. Styles make fights and…

Comment by thuggery on 11-05-2013

Why does Golden Boy care about this pathetic cheater who got laid out so much?

Comment by flint on 11-05-2013

[QUOTE=athletic;13905541]Peterson is a cheating fraud who's been given BS decisions & he won't be able to do anything with Dierry Jean he's gonna get got once again.[/QUOTE] it comes with the sport. and your last fight was?

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