Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Roach Explains Peterson Incident: I Did Take Advantage

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.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by larry x.. 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;11534821]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…

Comment by PlayerKiller on 12-08-2011

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;11534792]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;11533642]AMIR KHAN’S trainer Freddie Roach has turned spy for the day to give his man a world title edge. [[URL=http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=47010]Click Here To Read More[/URL]][/QUOTE] Any coach would have done that.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (15)
Top Headlines Murat Gassiev's Title Win Continues New Cruiserweight Trend Romain Jacob, Due to Vision Issues, Retires From Boxing Parker's Promoter Rips Haye For Taking Easy Route, Easy Money Danny Roman vs. Adam Lopez - WBA Eliminator on ShoBox, 1/20 Ellerbe Couldn't Care Less About McGregor's Trash Talk, Motives Nicholas Walters Vows Redemption: I Will Be Back Even Better! "Fighting Words" - Five Biggest Storylines From This Busy Coming Weekend Kovalev Calls Ward 'Son of Judges,' Mocks Surprised Look In Tweet Michael Katsidis is Latest To Pursue Conor McGregor Payday Video: Andrew Tabiti Talks Career Status, Cruiserweight Division Joseph Parker Taking Klitschko Lessons in The Ring With Ruiz Video: Badou Jack Talks Kovalev-Ward, Mayweather-McGregor Gassiev: I Was Surprised at How Tough Lebedev Was, He Hits Hard Ed Brown, 25, Passes Away Sunday Following Fatal Shooting Andy Ruiz Hits New Zealand Feeling Strong, Confident of Victory Video: Bermane Stiverne Discusses Alexander Povetkin Title Fight Juan Carlos Reveco Bounces Back With Wide Points Win Photos: Murat Gassiev, Denis Lebedev Wage War in Moscow Troyanovsky: I Never Saw The Punch, I Hope To Get a Rematch Murat Gassiev-Denis Lebedev: Post-Fight Report Card Saunders Admits Weight Issue, Needed 6 Months To Drop From 210 Photos: Jesus Cuellar Grinding Hard For Abner Mares Title Defense Fan Favorite Jose Ramirez Wants To Bring HBO Card To Fresno Zlaticanin: I Plan To Knock Mikey Garcia Out, He's Easy To Hit! Chavez Jr. Admits: If I Don't Beat Britsch - Then It's Time To Go! Photos: Billy Joe Saunders Looks Poor in Lackluster Akavov Win Billy Joe Saunders: I'll Do My Two Mandatories, Then a Big Fight Frank Warren Sees Bradley Skeete Going For World Title in 2017 Tony Bellew Hints That David Haye is Broke: His Life is in Turmoil! Julian Williams: I'm More Focused, I Definitely Went The Extra Mile Marcos Villasana Jr. Knocks Out Jorge Luis Rodriguez In Eight McGregor: F*** Mayweather's Manager, I Hold All The Numbers! Johnny Navarrete Shocks Jorge Paez Jr. - Retirement Looms? Ed Brown is Fighting For His Life After Being Shot in The Head Saunders: I Called Out GGG, Now I'm Embarrassed By Performance Michael Conlan: McGregor Will Carry Irish Flag at My Pro Debut Photos: Andy Ruiz Hits New Zealand For Joseph Parker Showdown Billy Joe Saunders vs. Artur Akavov - CompuBox Punch Stats Freddie Roach Impressed: Murat Gassiev Was a Beast in There Murat Gassiev vs. Denis Lebedev - CompuBox Punch Stats
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement