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Roach Not Concerned About Judges For Khan-Peterson

by David P. Greisman

Amir Khan’s trainer, Freddie Roach, says he is not concerned about a hometown decision coming from Saturday’s bout being in Lamont Peterson’s hometown of Washington, D.C.

Roach briefly spoke to several reporters following Friday’s weigh-in.

Q: What are your thoughts on the judges for tomorrow?

Roach: “No problem.”

Q: Why not?

Roach: “Why? They’re professionals. They’re professional judges. They do their job. And we expect that the best man will win and that we think we’ll get a fair shake, and that’s what they’re there for.”

Q: I guess the real question, then, is whether you think it’ll go the distance.

Roach: “No.”

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter at twitter.com/fightingwords2 or on Facebook at facebook.com/fightingwordsboxing, or send questions and comments to fightingwords1@gmail.com

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Terrel on 12-10-2011

Khan via stoppage

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 12-10-2011

I bet your not Roach:ugh:...

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