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Photos: Khan-Peterson - The Drama in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON — Hometown favorite Lamont Peterson won split-decision over champion Amir Khan to capture the WBA and IBF junior welterweight titles Saturday night. Peterson's win was helped by referee Joe Cooper, who took two points away from Khan for pushing in the seventh and 12th rounds. Peterson received scores of 113-112 on two cards. The other had Khan winning 115-110. Peterson improved to 30-1-1. Khan is 26-2.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PEBBLES! on 12-11-2011

Looks like the bout was fought on invisible hoverboards. [img]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/47138/khan-peterson-fight%20(9).jpg[/img]

Comment by Rikanlynx86 on 12-11-2011

Very biased pictures. Peterson hammered Khan with some great shots, but no where to be seen here, wtf.

Comment by reeflegend on 12-11-2011

[QUOTE=PennyAnd1;11547251]obviously you still don't know sh!t about boxing. styles make fight, get it in your head. boxers that has a chance of beating Floyd & Pac are those with speed. Khan has speed, so I won't be so quick to…

Comment by Da7thsign on 12-11-2011

This is a suuuuuper biased gallery. This was a great fight though. I would love a rematch but at a neutral site, Vegas or NY. With that said, I felt that Khan was completely underestimating Peterson. He may have thrown…

Comment by New England on 12-11-2011

the reaction from the peterson corner was PRICELESS i havnt felt that good about the outcome of a fight in a long time. what a scrap lets see a NEUTRAL site for the rematch unless khan can bring a ****load…

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