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Photo: Lamont Peterson Receives His WBA Championship

By Hilmar Rojas

Lamont Peterson received the black and gold title that officially identifies him as the super champion at 140 pounds, under the World Boxing Association. The 28-year-old fighter, with a current record of 30-1-1, with 15 KOs, won the belt on December 10th when he won a split decision over Britain's Amir Khan in Washington DC. Peterson and Khan will have a rematch on the 19th of May at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Drunk Punch on 02-22-2012

Khan hates that kind of pressure and his power wasn't enough to deter Peterson, the blueprint is set. Peterson to win by a clearer margin this time.

Comment by chrismoneymay on 02-22-2012

Rags to riches...Great job and story

Comment by New England on 02-22-2012

[QUOTE=Medved;11812254]They should give it to the crooked Ref and Crooked Commision. "There's a reason there hasnt been a fight in Washington for 20 years"[/QUOTE] Let's throw some THUNDA

Comment by Medved on 02-22-2012

They should give it to the crooked Ref and Crooked Commision. "There's a reason there hasnt been a fight in Washington for 20 years"

Comment by New England on 02-22-2012

[QUOTE=hougigo;11811617]I think he'll get one more chance before he finds himself in that position if he loses to Peterson again.[/QUOTE] if he's willing to take a paycut otherwise i think the money is not in america again, this is if…

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