Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions proudly announces the signing of WBO Junior Welterweight Champion Kendall “Rated R” Holt to a promotional contract.… Read Article
April 8, 2013 – I am pleased to announce that according to laboratory results I am not under suspicion of having taken a banned substance in connection with my bout against Lamont Peterson.
We have received an email from Dr. David Eichner, Director of the WADA accredited Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory that my results “do not suggest doping.”… Read Article
March 29, 2013 – First and foremost, I want everyone to know that I did not knowingly take any P.E.D., nor do I believe I unknowingly took any P.E.D.
The facts are as follows:
My camp, at my instruction, requested WADA level testing in connection with my bout with Lamont Peterson. Post bout urine samples were sent to the WADA accredited laboratory testing lab in Salt Lake City.
We repeatedly attempted to obtain the lab … Read Article
by James Harrison: Kendall Holt announced his plans to move up to 147 pounds via twitter stating, “Already planning an April/May return to the ring at 47, no more helping my opponents out by killing myself to make weight.
The decision comes after taking a beating in his 8th round TKO loss at the hands of Lamont Peterson. The fight was stopped after referee Tony Weeks felt Holt was unable to intelligently defend himself. Holt … Read Article
Former junior welterweight world titlist Kendall Holt will be moving up to 147lbs after spending the majority at or around the 140lb weight limit. The move to welterweight is coming at a time in Holt’s career where he is in search for the biggest fights he can possibly get. With a division like welterweight filled with named opponents and the name Holt recognized in boxing circles across the world, it is fitting that the move … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: In an impressive performance, IBF light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (31-1-1, 18 KO’s) retained his IBF title on Friday night in stopping Kendall Holt (28-6, 16 KO’s) in the 8th round at the DC Armory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
Referee Tony Weeks stopped the fight after Peterson unloaded with a storm of shots while Holt stood helpless against the ropes futilely trying to block the nonstop rain of shots. The official … Read Article
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”.
Lamont Peterson hasn’t fought in the past 14 months, but is coming off a huge, … Read Article
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 online through WatchESPN.com and on smartphones and tablets via the … Read Article
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 years. Boxing wouldn’t be the sport that it is today without some … Read Article
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 rust, but it will probably be negated by the … Read Article