Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Peterson vs. Holt Purse Bid is Won By Gary Shaw

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised the promoter Gary Shaw has secured the rights to the mandatory fight between IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson and top-rated challenger Kendall Holt. Shaw, who promotes Holt, won the IBF's purse bid by dropping the minimum amount of $50,000.

Peterson (30-1, 15KOs) has been inactive since winning the IBF title from Amir Khan on December 10, 2011. Prior to a planned May rematch with Khan, Peterson tested positive for a banned form of testosterone and the fight was canceled.

Holt (28-5, 16KOs) lost a split decision to current WBC/WBA champion Danny Garcia last October, but returned in March to demolish Tim Coleman in two rounds. Holt was placed in position for Peterson after Zab Judah, the prior mandatory, elected to accept an offer to face Garcia on February 9th.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by iniduoh on 12-21-2012

[QUOTE=rocktx;12833904]I don't see this fight happening. Its the same situation as the purse bid with Judah. Both guys could make more money elsewhere. Peterson should just vacate the IBF belt or somethin. Forget this purse bid stuff[/QUOTE] I agree, that's…

Comment by rocktx on 12-19-2012

I don't see this fight happening. Its the same situation as the purse bid with Judah. Both guys could make more money elsewhere. Peterson should just vacate the IBF belt or somethin. Forget this purse bid stuff

Comment by nycsmooth on 12-19-2012

the split is 75/25 unless unusual contracturial language changes it...

Comment by Concussive on 12-18-2012

[QUOTE=g.goodman25;12831651]Peterson gets $ 35,000 Holt gets $15,000. With Holt win by k.o[/QUOTE] Absolutely not. Holt is a chinny counterpuncher and is mentally weak. He does have pop but he sits and waits too long for the perfect shot. I don't…

Comment by g.goodman25 on 12-18-2012

Peterson gets $ 35,000 Holt gets $15,000. With Holt win by k.o

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (17)
Top Headlines Energy Execs Glove Up To Knock Out Child Sexual Abuse Frank Warren: Frampton-Warrington is Not Two Recycled Guys DAZN, The New Kid On The Block, Ready For Boxing Kickoff Canelo's Possible Return: December 15 Reserved at MSG, MGM Nacho: Canelo Did Great, But I Think Golovkin Won WBC Prez: Canelo Deserved The Win in Golovkin Rematch David Benavidez Comes Up Positive For Cocaine in VADA Test Wilder vs. Fury Promotional Tour is Ready, Reveals Frank Warren Pacquiao: Me and Mayweather Have Unfinished Business! Encarnacion, Michael Rivera, Starling Castillo Ink With Sampson Photos: Jacobs, Andrade, Haney Training Hard at SNAC Facility Roman Gonzalez Returns Home, Open To Fighting Again in 2018 British Title News: Welborn vs. Heffron, Iqbal-Camacho, More Cem Kilic vs. DeAndre Ware Will Open ShoBox Card on Sept. 28 Michael Dutchover Learning On The Job From Danny Roman Juanma Joins Team of Jayson Velez, Hits Back at Orlando Cruz Antonio Orozco To Remain at 140, May Return in February Malignaggi: McGregor Should've Retired, Khabib Makes Him Quit! Billy Joe Saunders Handed Misconduct Charge By The BBBoC Yvan Mendy Will Go For The Knockout Against Luke Campbell Anthony Joshua: I Wanted To Show I Can Box Against Parker Golovkin Will Likely Rest, Evaluate Options For 2019 Arum: Spence Doesn't Want Crawford; We're Ready When He Is Canelo vs. Golovkin: CompuBox Stat Analysis of Both Fights Hearn: Povetkin Had Loads of PED Tests For Joshua Fight Darren Reay, Chad Ellis Added To Ritson-Pianeta Newcastle Card Photos: Matty Askin Putting in Work For Lawrence Okolie Clash Povetkin: Joshua is a Bigger Challenge Than 'Prime' Klitschko Petch CP Freshmart Looking to Improve to 48-0 on Friday Saunders: Canelo Win Was NO Robbery, Can't Really Cry Over It Leonard vs. Hearns, and 30 Years of Living The Dream Arum Shreds Canelo-GGG PPV: Time For HBO To Leave Boxing! Boxer Who Trained At Mayweather Gym Shot to Death Near Vegas Kovalev-Alvarez Rematch Could Head to Cowboys' Facility 2/2 De La Hoya Fires Back at Critics of Canelo's Win Over Golovkin Lara Ready To Go To 160: I Want Golovkin or Canelo Next! Photos: Miguel Berchelt, Miguel Roman - Go Face To Face Teofimo Lopez is Cleared for December 8th Return Mikey Garcia vs. Richard Commey Purse Bid on September 25 News: Mario Hernandez, Brandon Robinson, Danny Gonzalez
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement