Kendall Holt on Friday’s bout with Lamont Peterson: “This fight, I’m going to set things up and make things happen. I have had some good sprints, some good boxing and I am ready to go a good, hard 12 rounds.”
Boxing expert Rich Marotta says Lamont Peterson’s defense against Kendall Holt “should rank pretty high on the entertainment scale.”
IBF junior featherweight titleholder Lamont Peterson will defend his belt against ex-titleholder Kendall Holt on Friday. Peterson once sparred with Floyd Mayweather and his trainer, Barry Hunter, says his fighter would be honored to fight the pound-for-pound king.
RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez will face Martin Murray on April 27 with an eye toward a rematch with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in September.
Manny Pacquiao will be offered his choice of opponents between Tim Bradley, Miguel Cotto, Juan Manuel Marquez and Lamont Peterson on or after January 10 in his native Philippines.
The tour to promote “Capitol Showdown: Khan vs. Peterson” kicks off with press conferences in London and Washington, D.C. this week.