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Roach: We Were Told Amir Khan Won, Something is Fishy

By Bill Emes

This past Saturday night in Washington, DC, a boxing classic took place in the ring, but there was controversy with the officiating before, and after, the fight was over. Freddie Roach, trainer of Amir Khan, was among the individuals who was informed that his boxer won a twelve round decision over Lamont Peterson. After the fight was over, someone passed over the information to Khan's team - that Amir won a decision. To their surprise, Peterson was announced as the split decision winner with two cards of 113-112 and a third card of 115-110 in favor of Khan.

"[I thought something was wrong,] especially when they took so long to do the scorecards. And then they told that they may have made a mistake and made a change on one of the scorecards. Something is fishy. We did get information that we got it [a decision win] and everyone was happy for a moment, but then the decision came and we didn't get it. And there was a ten minute delay inbetween that," Roach said. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rayray22 on 12-12-2011

it would be very interesting to see da real score cards of dat fight,cuz da judges did take a long time to name da winner

Comment by old cat on 12-12-2011

[QUOTE=NEELZ;11551867]I don't see why there are people so ready to dismiss fighters as overrated and hypejobs. If anything Petersen was underrated. Khan's a great fighter. Because he has a tough fight with a very qualified opponent doesn't mean he's a…

Comment by LAPete on 12-12-2011

The fight was Saturday and today being Monday and after many many posts including mine......the song remains the same. KAHN LOST! Is it not time for all of us to move on? :argue:

Comment by Mike Haynes on 12-12-2011

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;11551789]another GBP promotion, [B]another fix was in[/B] I don't know which one was worse this one or the [B]first Mares-Agbecko[/B][/QUOTE] So you are saying if Khan had not pushed as much as he did (along with the head holding/pushing down)......they…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-12-2011

[QUOTE=JimmyMcNulty;11552520]There's a rumour Angelina Jolie is going to leave Brad Pitt for me.[/QUOTE] Say hi to Ange for me, and post pics please ;)

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