Showtime’s entertaining Lamont Peterson-Dierry Jean/Jermell Charlo-Gabriel Rosado doubleheader will be replayed on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime Extreme.
Lamont Peterson proved he’s got a lot left in his tank and still a major player in the 140-pound division with his spirited decision victory over Dierry Jean on Saturday. Peterson, the IBF titleholder, would like a shot at RING champ Danny Garcia.
IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson and challenger Dierry Jean weighed in for Saturday’s matchup in Washington, D.C. Photos by Delane Rouse/Hoganphotos – Golden Boy Promotions.
Lamont Peterson was reserved and philosophical during the final presser for his showdown with Dierry Jean on Saturday but the veteran was also confident that he will keep his IBF 140-pound title despite suffering a KO loss in his last bout. Jean predicts a stoppage victory.
Gabriel Rosado believes gutsy losses to middleweight titleholders Gennady Golovkin and Peter Quillin have made him a better fighter, but he says losing is not an option in Saturday’s fight against junior middleweight prospect Jermell Charlo, who he’s vowed to KO.
Gabriel Rosado will take on his fourth consecutive unbeaten fighter when he faces junior middleweight contender Jermell Charlo in the co-featured bout to the Lamont Peterson-Dierry Jean fight on Jan. 25 on Showtime. Rosado says he’s in a must-win situation.
WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin “beats” RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward if they were to meet, according to Golovkin’s trainer, Abel Sanchez, who ranks the 160-pounder behind Sugar Ray Robinson and Bernard Hopkins as the best in the division’s history.
Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”
IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson will try to rebound from a third-round stoppage loss to Lucas Matthysse against Dierry Jean on Jan. 25 at The D.C. Armory.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko has been given until Dec. 15 to determine whether he will continue fighting or retire in the wake of October’s announcement of his presidential candidacy in Ukraine.
Brandon Rios on Manny Pacquiao: “He’s in there with a live dog, he’s not in there with a little puppy… I’m going to be a motherf___ing pit bull mixed with a Great Dane, mixed with a Rottweiler, mixed with a Bull Terrier…”