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Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt Preview and Predictions and Weigh-In Video

by Chip Mitchell, Robert Uzzell, and Crystal Hamlin: Friday Night Fights returns to Washington, DC as World No. 6 ranked (No. 3 IBF) Kendall “Rated R” Holt, (28-5, 16 KOs) tries to dethrone IBF Light Welterweight champ Lamont “Havoc” Peterson (30-1, 15 KOs) in the main event. The card is billed as “Redemption: Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt”. Peterson Lamont Peterson hasn’t fought [...]

Lamont Peterson to Defend Title Against Kendall Holt on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights

The February 22 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will feature an IBF Title fight between current Junior Welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KOs) and former Junior Welterweight titlist Kendall “Rated R” Holt (28-5, 16 KOs) in the 12-round main event. Friday’s show from Washington, D.C., will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2 HD, and will be available [...]

Redemption: Peterson vs. Holt Or… We Shall Overcome

by Chip Mitchell: On Friday February 22, 2013, Lamont “Havoc” Peterson defends his IBF Light Welterweight title against Kendall “Rated R” Holt. The fight will be the main event on ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights. Co-promoted by Gary Shaw Productions and Headbanger Promotions, this showcase represents redemption in a way for both fighters, as they each have had taut moments over the past few [...]

Peterson vs. Holt prediction and preview

by James Harrison: February 22nd, IBF light-welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson (30-1-1-15 KO's) will defend his belt against Kendall "Rated R" Holt (28-5-16 KO's) at the D.C. Armory. The defense is Peterson's first after a 14-month layoff. It is also his first bout since the controversial win over Amir Khan in Ring Magazine's fight of the year in 2011. Many think Peterson will show signs of ring [...]

Tonight on “The Pugilist KOrner”: Lamont Peterson and Barry Hunter, Javan “Sugar” Hill, Don Chargin, Willie Nelson, and Gary Russell Sr.

Blog Talk Radio’s “The Pugilist KOrner” is honored to present current IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Lamont “Havoc” Peterson and his trainer and mentor Barry Hunter, Kronk Gym trainer Javan “Sugar” Hill, Hall of Fame Matchmaker and Promoter Don “War a Week” Chargin, Junior Middleweight prospect Willie Nelson, and fight trainer Gary Russell Sr. The Pugilist KOrner live streaming [...]

Camp Notes Lamont Peterson

IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KOs) continues to prepare for his first title defense and fight in 14 months as he takes on former WBO Light Welterweight Champion Kendall Holt (28-5, 16 KOs). The 12-round main event takes place at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. on February 22, 2013. The show titled "REDEMPTION" will broadcast live on ESPN 2's Friday Night Fights starting [...]

Golden Boy Promotions signs Lamont Peterson

WASHINGTON, DC, January 28 - Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of International Boxing Federation (IBF) Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont Peterson, adding another 140-pound title holder tothe most elite roster of fighters in the sport of boxing. "We are thrilled that Lamont Peterson will be joining Golden Boy Promotions' team," said President of Golden Boy Promotions [...]

Tickets for February 22nd “Redemption: Peterson vs. Holt” go on sale today

Tickets for "REDEMPTION: Peterson vs. Holt" go on sale today, Monday, January 28th at 1:00 p.m. EST. Championship boxing's return to our nation's capital has created a buzz among sports fans ready to see, IBF Junior Welterweight Champion, Lamont Peterson defend his title against former WBO Junior Welterweight Champion Kendall Holt on Friday, February 22nd at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. In addition, [...]

Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt possible for February 22nd on ESPN2

By Bill Phanco: IBF light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s) looks to be finally about to defend his IBF title after having won it over a year ago in defeating former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan in December 2011. Peterson and #4 IBF Kendall Holt (28-5, 16 KO’s) could be facing each other on February 22nd on ESPN2 at the D.C Armory in Washington, DC. The [...]

Is the boxing industry trying to ostracize Lamont Peterson?

By Joseph Herron - It’s been a rough year for the IBF Junior Welterweight Champion. On December 10th, 2011, Lamont “Havoc” Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KOs) fought the fight of his life and pulled off the improbable upset over former IBF and WBA 140 pound champion, Amir Khan. Although the DMV based fighter won by way of controversial split decision, Lamont turned a lot of heads with his gritty performance [...]

Did VADA jump the gun?

By Paul Strauss: After conducting its own independent investigation, The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has decided to allow Lamont Peterson the right to defend his Jr. Welterweight title. This of course is in lieu of VADA's (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association) revelation that Peterson tested positive for a banned substance. As most fans know, the banned substance was testosterone. Peterson [...]

In Light Of Peterson’s Retention Of IBF Title, Amir Khan Asks: “What’s The Point Of Drugs Tests”

By James Slater: I didn’t think it would take long for former 140-pound champ Amir Khan to give his opinion on the recent decision by the IBF to allow Lamont Peterson to retain his position as their 140-pound world champion. Khan, who was controversially out-pointed by Peterson last December, by a Peterson who was later caught taking PED’s, was never going to be happy that the IBF failed to follow [...]