Unbeaten welterweight Dusty Harrison has entered into an agreement with Washington-based attorney Jeff Fried to handle his budding career.
Lamont Peterson has been stripped of the WBA 140-pound title he won from Amir Khan as a result of his failed pre-fight drug test, according to Golden Boy Promotions’ Richard Schaefer. The vacant belt will be on the line when Khan challenges WBC titleholder Danny Garcia on July 14.
IBF and WBA junior welterweight beltholder Lamont Peterson’s camp has requested a June hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission to argue their case for being licensed.
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.
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.
Lateef Kayode’s cruiserweight bout with former light heavyweight titleholder Antonio Tarver is to headline a Showtime-televised, quadruple-header from the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., on June 2.
Amir Khan wants a rematch so badly that Lamont Peterson’s been offered at least $1 million for a return bout.