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 Last update:  12/8/2011       Read more by Kevin Francis         
   
Roach Explains Peterson Incident: I Did Take Advantage
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By Kevin Francis, courtesy of The Daily Star

AMIR KHAN’S trainer Freddie Roach has turned spy for the day to give his man a world title edge.

Roach struck lucky when he was given the chance to get up close with Khan’s opponent Lamont Peterson ahead of Saturday’s fight.

Washington-based Peterson and Roach were working together with the US Olympic team.

And Khan’s coach admits he used his sneak preview to get the lowdown on the 27-year-old’s strengths and weaknesses.

Roach said: “When I was training the Olympic kids, Lamont was on board as one of the sparring partners. He was one of my pupils.

“It all meant that I ended up working two rounds of mitts with him. He’s very, very strong, especially on the inside, and will be a difficult opponent.

“I learnt a lot about him and I don’t think his coach Barry Hunter was all that impressed. I think he was p****d off, but it wasn’t really my fault.

“Barry looked at me and smiled. He knew it shouldn’t have happened and so did I, but it did.

“Did I take advantage of it? Yes, I did.”

Tags: Amir Khan , Freddie Roach , Khan vs Peterson , Khan-Peterson , Lamont Peterson


 

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comment by LarryXXX, on 12-08-2011
Is Peterson retarded?

comment by PlayerKiller, on 12-08-2011
How are your dogs to the other guy? One starred as hooch didn't he?

comment by PlayerKiller, on 12-08-2011
[QUOTE=tredh]Sorry fellas thats not my mastiff but I am getting one or 2 when i move real soon. Truck I looked at those as well very nice breed.[/QUOTE] Nice. I am getting an Akita pup or Rottie soon. I have never owned a dog but been doing research the past few months. I worked in a factory b...

comment by PlayerKiller, on 12-08-2011
[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko]So Roach is a cheater huh,cause that's what that sounds like to me...Hunter should have KO'd Roach in my opiion..That was a sucker move Roach.....[/QUOTE] I wouldn't say that is cheating. Peterson should have known better.

comment by LeadUppercut, on 12-08-2011
[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP]AMIR KHAN’S trainer Freddie Roach has turned spy for the day to give his man a world title edge. Click Here To Read More[/URL]][/QUOTE] Any coach would have done that.

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