Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
"Don't be so quick to judge me. Let the facts come out first," says Lamont Peterson, who does not believe he should be stripped of the IBF and WBA junior welterweight belts he won from Amir Khan in December.
Amir Khan unleashed a torrent of words on Sky Sports' Ringside program, labeling Lamont Peterson a "cheat" and wondering how he could call himself a world champion.
Lamont Peterson vigorously proclaimed his innocence in a statement the day after his fight with Amir Khan, scheduled for May 19 in Las Vegas, was canceled as a result of Peterson’s failed drug test.
Amir Khan has Tweeted that his fight against Lamont Peterson, scheduled for May 19, is officially off after Peterson tested positive for synthetic testosterone. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is perplexed by Peterson's actions and inactions.
The Lamont Peterson-Amir Khan rematch, which was to take place on May 19 in Las Vegas, has been cancelled due to the legal implications of Peterson's failed pre-fight drug test, lead promoter Golden Boy Promotions announced Wednesday evening.
The British Boxing Board of Control has slammed the proposed heavyweight contest between David Haye and Dereck Chisora, scheduled for July 14, at Upton Park, London, and warned any of its members involved will lose their license.
Lamont Peterson was injected with testosterone before his title fight with Amir Khan because his levels were abnormally low, according to the physician who treated him.
Brian Viloria works the mitts with Allan Rañeses as co-trainers Ruben Gomez and Gerry Penalosa watch. Viloria, the WBO flyweight titleholder, is preparing for his third fight with Omar Nino in the Philippines on May 13 (Saturday U.S. time).
Former 108-pound titleholder Rodel Mayol works the heavybag to prepare for his fight against former flyweight beltholder Julio Cesar Miranda on the undercard of Brian Viloria-Omar Nino III this weekend in the Philippines.
Lamont Peterson has admitted to taking a banned substance but claims it was for medical reasons and had nothing to do with the outcome of his first fight against Amir Khan, which he won last December.