Advertisement
Advertisement

Photos: Lamont Peterson Puts The Hurt on Kendall Holt

By Keith Idec

WASHINGTON — The prevailing feeling entering their IBF junior welterweight title fight Friday night was that Kendall Holt was more likely to knock out Lamont Peterson than vice versa.

The determined, relentless Peterson overpowered the heavy-handed Holt, however, and won their ESPN2 main event by eighth-round technical knockout to retain his 140-pound championship. Peterson, who dropped Holt in the fourth and sixth rounds, unloaded a barrage of power punches to a defenseless Holt’s head early in the eighth round and referee Tony Weeks stopped the fight with a disoriented, hurt Holt still on his feet.

Washington’s Peterson improved to 31-1-1 and recorded his 16th knockout, much to the delight of an overwhelmingly pro-Peterson crowd at the D.C. Armory. Holt, a Paterson, N.J., native and Woodland Park resident, fell to 28-6 and was denied in his bid to become a two-time world champion in his first title fight in nearly four years.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by KING MEAT on 02-24-2013

[QUOTE=flint;13074408]the doctors explained his health condition and the commissions aproved. so i'm good. keep whoopping ass peterson.[/QUOTE] lol so it cycled off?

Comment by wazaa. on 02-24-2013

To hell with this cheating scum !! I hope Lamont's wife cheats on him so that he knows how it feels to be cheated.

Comment by fladz on 02-24-2013

[QUOTE=flint;13074408]the doctors explained his health condition and the commissions aproved. so i'm good. keep whoopping ass peterson.[/QUOTE] It must be lovely to have such an unfaltering, positive view of the World. God bless the IBF, they also seem to share…

Comment by PPAAKKMMAANN on 02-24-2013

This cheating POS should be banned for life.

Comment by Sam Donald on 02-23-2013

fk this dude.... cheat

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Edwards Confident of Shocking Casimero on Golovkin vs. Brook Con Sheehan Signs With MGM, Will Fight Twice In A Week LaRon Mitchell Goes The Distance, Danny Roman Wins Mikaela Lauren Promises To Drill Klara Svensson For The Count Macklin Warns Brook: Golovkin is Smart, Don't Let Him Read You Jacobs: I'll Fight Golovkin Before Canelo Does - For Right Money Muhammad Ali Center Looks To The Future Without The Champ Frank Warren Throws Water on Joshua's Claim of Joyce Robbery Canelo Pleased To Reclaim Mexican Dates From Mayweather Deontay Wilder, Jarrell Miller Explodes - Heated Confrontation! Photos: Marriaga vs. Robb, Felix vs. Frankel - UniMas Weights Photos: Lucian Bute Putting in Work, Eager To Resume Career Brandon Rios' Manager: Top Rank Contract Ends in December Smith: Canelo Had To Go To 154 To Save Face Over Golovkin! Photos: Robert Guerrero, Alfredo Angulo, Terrell Gausha Ready Hands of Stone - Ramirez Credits Roberto Duran as Mentor Gilberto Ramirez Starts Next Stage, Aims To Return By Year's End Murat Gassiev: Lebedev Improved A lot Since Hiring Roach Abel Ramos faces veteran Juan Jesus Rivera in Phoenix, Arizona Chisora's Coach: Joshua is Better Than Fury, But Haye Beats Him Ishe Smith Discusses Training Camp, Fighting Frank Galarza Shakur Stevenson, Nico Hernandez To Get Honored at Home Smith: Canelo Ducked Golovkin, Talk of Pacquiao is Embarrassing! Mayweather Promotions' Titans of the Trade on September 17 Eubank Jr: Saunders is Extremely Boring, I Want 50-50 For Rematch Karim Mayfield Vents Over Bakhtiyar Eyubov Loss, Wants Rematch Marrero Reflects on Latest Win, Remains in Pursuit of Zambrano Burns-Relikh Title Fight Confirmed For October 7 in Glasgow Demetrius Andrade Ready For Culcay in Germany, SHO on Board? De La Hoya is Firm: Canelo Will Out-Sell Both Pacquiao Fights! Golovkin's Coach Rips Carl Froch: He Retired, Didn't Back Up Talk Daily Bread Mailbag: Golovkin, Ward, Kovalev, Team USA, More Mike Lee Faces Chris Traietti, September 30 at UIC Forum Juan Manuel Lopez Medically Cleared To Fight Wilfredo Vazquez Carlos Sanchez Aims To Continue KO Streak in Montebello Golovkin-Brook: Callum Smith, Kid Galahad, McDonnell Added Brook Baits Golovkin: You Want Respect? Show Me That Power! Avni Yildirim Ready For Aaron Pryor Jr. Clash in Berlin Despite Backlash, Luis Ortiz Envisions Brighter Future Williams on Brook Sparring: He's on Another Level To Golovkin!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement