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Peterson Confident Khan Will Fall: My Turn To Be on Top!

By Pawel Pronishev

Junior welterweight Lamont Peterson (29-1-1, 15 KOs) is beaming with confidence as his title fight approaches with WBA/IBF champion Amir Khan (26-1, 18 KOs). The fight is scheduled to take place on December 10 in Washington, D.C. Peterson's only defeat occurred two years, when he lost a twelve round unanimous decision to WBO champion Timothy Bradley. Khan is a big favorite to win the fight. The champion's speed presents a lot of problems to his opponents, but Peterson feels his timing is enough to counter Khan's fast hands.

"I'm more confident at that level, world championship fights, being more confident in doing what I know how to do," Peterson said. "I feel I've progressed enough to become a star in this sport. I believe that it's my time as a professional to be on top. I'm a timing type of fighter. He throws a lot of punches and he throws them in bunches. He's fast. But I'm fast too. And timing beats speed every time. Sometimes you can go too fast. Timing is everything. At this point I feel comfortable enough to be me. That will be a big difference in the fight and will be the key to victory."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Money_May on 11-25-2011

[QUOTE=Chief2ndzOnly!;11471432]I do agree he needs to establish the jab, but it should be used to get inside and do some work(Lamont is a good inside fighter, and the 1st half of this fight should be dedicated to body work IMHO).…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 11-25-2011

[QUOTE=Chief2ndzOnly!;11471432]I do agree he needs to establish the jab, but it should be used to get inside and do some work(Lamont is a good inside fighter, and the 1st half of this fight should be dedicated to body work IMHO).…

Comment by Chief2ndzOnly! on 11-25-2011

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;11469450]Peterson will have to use his jab,jab and more jab..And stick to his game plan,he'll be ight if he does these things..I expect a great fight between these two...[/QUOTE] I do agree he needs to establish the jab, but it…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 11-24-2011

[QUOTE=Chief2ndzOnly!;11469141]Agreed BCD. I think Lamont has all the tools needed to beat Amir. It's about rweither or not he imposes his plan, or let's Amir's speed dictate the fight. It sounds like Lamont is focused and knows exactly what he…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 11-24-2011

[QUOTE=LoveForBoxing;11468458]take the bet as i sed it all my points khan stops Peterson before the sixth but if your to pussay il understand and wel do it your way .[/QUOTE] OK 18mill that Peterson does not get stop by the…

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