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Roach Explains Peterson Incident: I Did Take Advantage

By Kevin Francis, courtesy of The Daily Star

AMIR KHAN’S trainer Freddie Roach has turned spy for the day to give his man a world title edge.

Roach struck lucky when he was given the chance to get up close with Khan’s opponent Lamont Peterson ahead of Saturday’s fight.

Washington-based Peterson and Roach were working together with the US Olympic team.

And Khan’s coach admits he used his sneak preview to get the lowdown on the 27-year-old’s strengths and weaknesses.

Roach said: “When I was training the Olympic kids, Lamont was on board as one of the sparring partners. He was one of my pupils.

“It all meant that I ended up working two rounds of mitts with him. He’s very, very strong, especially on the inside, and will be a difficult opponent.

“I learnt a lot about him and I don’t think his coach Barry Hunter was all that impressed. I think he was p****d off, but it wasn’t really my fault.

“Barry looked at me and smiled. He knew it shouldn’t have happened and so did I, but it did.

“Did I take advantage of it? Yes, I did.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by larryxxx.. on 12-08-2011

Is Peterson retarded?

Comment by PlayerKiller on 12-08-2011

How are your dogs to the other guy? One starred as hooch didn't he?

Comment by PlayerKiller on 12-08-2011

[QUOTE=tredh;11534821]Sorry fellas thats not my mastiff but I am getting one or 2 when i move real soon. Truck I looked at those as well very nice breed.[/QUOTE] Nice. I am getting an Akita pup or Rottie soon. I have…

Comment by PlayerKiller on 12-08-2011

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;11534792]So Roach is a cheater huh,cause that's what that sounds like to me...Hunter should have KO'd Roach in my opiion..That was a sucker move Roach.....[/QUOTE] I wouldn't say that is cheating. Peterson should have known better.

Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-08-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11533642]AMIR KHAN’S trainer Freddie Roach has turned spy for the day to give his man a world title edge. [[URL=http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=47010]Click Here To Read More[/URL]][/QUOTE] Any coach would have done that.

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