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Weights From D.C.: Khan 139 lb, Peterson 140 lb.

By David “Tricky Fingaz” Greisman at the scales

Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson both made weight for their 12-round super lightweight championship fight Saturday evening in Washington D.C.

Khan (26-1-1, 18KO) came in at 139 lb, while Peterson (29-1-1, 15KO) weighed in at the divisional limit of 140 lb.

In the evening’s co-feature, unbeaten American heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell faces veteran Timur Ibragimov of Uzbekistan. 

Ibragimov (30-3-1, 16KO) weighed 221 lb, his lightest weight in more than five years, dating back to his HBO-televised bout with Calvin Brock when both were unbeaten contenders. Mitchell (23-0-1, 17KO) checked in at a career low 240.5 lb.

Both bouts will air live on HBO, along with the exclusive rebroadcast of last week’s pay-per-view headliner between Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito (Saturday, 9:45PM ET).
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PlayerKiller on 12-10-2011

What about shrek? The gentlemen who works with Don King and apparently stole Juan Diaz? Battling on Reeno's facebook with the gentlemen who is on 24/7 escorting Pacquiao around etc... I forgot their names.

Comment by Mr. David on 12-10-2011

[QUOTE=BostonGuy;11540351]How did Greisman earn that moniker?...[/QUOTE] From these Tweets starting an inside joke between Greisman and Donovan: [url]http://twitter.com/#!/fightingwords2/status/135844056520601600[/url] [url]http://twitter.com/#!/fightingwords2/status/135844105581363200[/url]

Comment by JakeNDaBox on 12-09-2011

[QUOTE=BostonGuy;11540351]How did Greisman earn that moniker?...[/QUOTE] I guess the same way I've become known as "Jazz Hands Of Stone"

Comment by BostonGuy on 12-09-2011

[QUOTE=JakeNDaBox;11539472]By David “Twinkle Fingaz” Greisman at the scales Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson both made weight for their 12-round super lightweight championship fight Saturday evening in Washington D.C. Khan (26-1-1, 18KO) came in at 139 lb, while Peterson (29-1-1, 15KO)…

Comment by Stanly Ketchel on 12-09-2011

A mere Con a 9-1 favorite this fight. Stop acting like this is a challenge. The odds makers determine how competitive a fight is. Same as the Judah fight, talk a good game and then fight a 9-1 underdog. And…

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