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PBC on NBC Ratings News For Barclays Double

The theory behind the big investment in the initial Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) series on NBC in March was to build an audience and allow the event to grow to where such shows are in demand by the ...Read More

Khan: I Would've Prefered Peterson To Settle The Score!

Amir Khan admits his desire for revenge almost convinced him to fight Lamont Peterson in a world light-welterweight title rematch in May despite the Philadelphian's positive drugs test. Khan's seco...Read More

Khan: Peterson Committed a Crime, Could Have Killed Me!

Amir Khan has branded Lamont Peterson's use of synthetic testosterone "a crime", claiming the American "could have killed me" when the pair fought. Peterson beat Khan to take the Englishman's WBA a...Read More

WBA Waiting on Docs, NSAC Hearing For Peterson Ruling

World Boxing Association Vice President Gilberto Mendoza has exclusively told World Boxing News that Amir Khan is capable of reclaiming his old WBA junior welterweight title if the Nevada State Athlet...Read More

Khan Rejects Peterson's Apology: My Life Was at Risk!

Junior welterweight contender Amir Khan, during a recent appearance on BBC Radio 5 Live, said compulsory drug testing must be introduced in boxing in an attempt to clean up the sport. Khan lost his WB...Read More

Peterson: The Pellets Didn't Help Me Beat Amir Khan!

Junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson is refusing to bow to calls from Amir Khan to surrender his IBF and WBA titles. The American was due to meet Khan on May 19 in a rematch of their light-wel...Read More

Khan-Peterson Ref Cooper on Pushing, Point Deductions

It’s been five months since the controversial first fight between Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson, a bout that ended as a close split decision win for Peterson — with the two points that referee Joe Coo...Read More

Khan Rips Peterson: Every Drug Cheat Has an Excuse!

Former beltholder Amir Khan told Sky Sports Ringside that WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson's failed drug test could never have been a mistake. Khan was due to face Peterson in Las ...Read More

Schaefer on Khan-Garcia, Peterson Scandal, PEDs, More

Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, sat down with BoxingScene.com to discuss a variety of topics related to the aftermath of the now canceled Amir Khan vs. Lamont Peterson rematch. As Boxi...Read More

Golden Boy Moves To Overturn Khan Loss, Strip Peterson

Golden Boy Promotions is officially moving forward with their promise to overturn Amir Khan's twelve round split decision loss to Lamont Peterson, which took place on December 10th in Washington, DC. ...Read More

Peterson Initially Passed VADA Tests, Controversy Rages

BoxingScene.com has learned that WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson initially passed the normal VADA testing procedures. It wasn't until VADA ran a CIR [carbon isotope ratio] test, t...Read More

Khan: Now We Know How Peterson Survived My Punches!

AMIR KHAN says he smelled a rat within seconds of the first bell sounding in his fight with drugs cheat Lamont Peterson last December. Khan controversially lost his IBF and WBA world light welterwe...Read More

Schaefer Says He is Tired of The VADA/Peterson 'Bullsh*t'

By Rick Reeno - The controversy continues with the now canceled junior welterweight rematch between Amir Khan and WBA/IBF champion Lamont Peterson. The fight was scheduled for May 19th at the Mandalay...Read More

Team Peterson Respond: Lamont is No Cheat, No Doper

It emerged earlier this week that Lamont Peterson, who controversially beat Amir Khan in December to capture the Bolton fighter's WBA and IBF junior welterweight titles, had tested positive for a bann...Read More

IBF To Investigate Peterson Situation, Khan To Get Belt?

The International Boxing Federation will speak to Lamont Peterson about his failed drug test before deciding whether to strip him of their light-welterweight title and potentially return it to Amir Kh...Read More

Amir Khan Livid: This Proves Lamont Peterson is a Cheat

Amir Khan has spoken of his hurt and disappointment following the cancellation of his world light-welterweight title rematch against Lamont Peterson and says the American champion's failed drug test p...Read More

VADA on Lamont Peterson's Test, Golden Boy, PEDs, More

VADA’s mission is to help protect the health and safety of athletes who are willing to demonstrate their commitment to clean sport. As a voluntary organization, we depend on those who share our visio...Read More

NSAC's Kizer Discusses Peterson Scandal, License Issue

As BoxingScene.com previously reported, the junior welterweight rematch between Amir Khan and WBA/IBF champion Lamont Peterson has been canceled. The fight was scheduled for May 19th at the Mandalay B...Read More

Peterson-Khan Rematch is Off, Khan Seeking Return Date

The May 19 rematch between Lamont Peterson and Amir Khan is off, according to Golden Boy Promotions. The promoter, in a news release, said the fight was canceled because of Peterson’s failed drug t...Read More

Amir Khan: Let’s Hope the Right Thing Will Be Done

Former junior-welterweight titleholder Amir Khan has taken to Twitter to comment on the ongoing story involving Lamont Peterson, who tested positive for synthetic testosterone ahead of the May 19 rema...Read More