Found February 18, 2013 on
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In this week’s 3 punch combo, I will first examine Adrien Broner’s future coming off his victory this weekend. Next, I will state why Gavin Rees’ performance against Broner was so admirable and why is career will get a boost despite his loss.
Finally, I'll break down this Friday's IBF Junior Welterweight title fight between Lamont Peterson and Kendall Holt, which could be one of the best ESPN fights we've all seen in quite some time.
Adrien Broner’s future
Credit: Will Hart - HBO
Adrien Broner scored an impressive fifth-round TKO stoppage against Gavin Rees on Saturday night in Atlantic City. So after such an impressive victory, where does Adrien Broner go from here?
First, a lot of boxing fans are clamoring for Broner to make the leap to the deep Junior Welterweight division. However, I do not think the timing is right for Broner to make that jump.
Broner just moved to Lightweight in November, and he should get a few more fights in that division before making another ...
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The Worldwide Leader gets an honest-to-gods title fight Friday night from the DC Armory in America’s capital when Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KOs) defends his IBF junior welterweight title and what’s left of his PED-ravaged reputation against Kendall “Rated R” Holt (28-5, 16 KOs) in the main event of ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights series. In [...]
Fight week for the Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt Friday Night Fights card in Washington D.C. begins this afternoon, with media workouts for both fighters. Fight week then continues for Redemption: Peterson vs. Holt, throughout the rest of the week, with a press conference, the pre-fight weigh-ins, and then the fights themselves on Friday. Right here, find the complete breakdown...
(From left to right: Lamont Peterson; trainer Barry Hunter; ring announcer Henry Jones; Kendall Holt)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There is a circular schizophrenia inherent in the build-up to Friday Night Fights' Lamont Peterson-Kendall Holt bout. The card is dubbed "Redemption," but Peterson and his crew don't ever feel they did anything wrong to make it so the junior...
Jr. Welterweight Titlist 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)...