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While the boxing world is still taking in the aftermath of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto fight, there has been some big news over the past day across several different fronts. Most notably, it has come out that Lamont Peterson failed a pre-fight drug test several months ago, testing positive for synthetic testosterone, and also that David Haye and Dereck Chisora will fight this summer in London.
Peterson's Failed Drug Test
Peterson and Khan agreed to the VADA Voltunary Anti-Doping Association) drug-testing program, a voluntary, comprehensive screening program developed by Dr. Margaret Goodman. It had actually been Peterson's idea to pursue the VADA testing for the rematch against Khan, and as I've mentioned before, that was likely an effort for the fighters to put themselves in good position to potentially land a fight against Floyd Mayweather, whose recent opponents have all submitted to strict pre-fight drug testing programs.
The failed test for synthetic test...
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Lamont Peterson's lawyer is telling Nevada boxing regulators the champion fighter's failed doping test stemmed from an ''inadvertent'' failure to disclose medical treatment last November for low testosterone levels.
In a letter obtained late Tuesday by The Associated Press, Peterson attorney Jeff Fried tells the Nevada Athletic Commission a doctor determined...
David Haye and Dereck Chisora will fight in London on July 14, five months after a brawl between the British heavyweights led authorities to strip Chisora of his boxing license.
The fight at West Ham soccer club will be sanctioned by the Luxembourg Boxing Federation. The British Boxing Board of Control refused to get involved because neither fighter has a license.
Warring British boxers David Haye and Dereck Chisora will go head-to-head in London on July 14 in a fight sanctioned by the Luxembourg Boxing Federation, reports said.
Chisora's manager, Frank Warren, will make a "major announcement" in London on Tuesday, where he is expected to give details of the fight.
Neither of the British heavyweight fighters -- who hit the...
A Nevada regulator says boxer Lamont Peterson failed a drug test, and a May 19 rematch in Las Vegas against former title holder Amir Khan is in doubt.
Nevada Athletic Commission executive Keith Kizer tells The Associated Press that he learned Monday that the WBA (super) and IBF light welterweight champion tested unacceptably high for synthetic testosterone in a urine test administered...
The highly-anticipated rematch between Lamont Peterson and Amir Khan next week could be in jeopardy after the American tested positive for a banned substance.
The unified junior welterweight titleholder, 28, reportedly tested positive for synthetic testosterone following a random test in March.
Peterson himself asked British boxer Khan to undergo random blood and urine testing...
To settle their February brawl in Munich, Germany, David “The Hayemaker” Haye and fellow English countryman Dereck “Del Boy” Chisora announced today during a press conference at the Upton Park that they will throw fists in the squared circle on … Continue reading →
In a few short weeks, the rematch between Lamont Peterson and Amir Khan will take place. Right here, we have a handful of special Khan vs. Peterson II video clips, including an official fight preview from HBO Boxing, and an Amir Khan Greatest Hits highlights video, featuring some of his best and most memorable moments on the big stage. Take a look and enjoy.
Peterson vs. Khan II...
Two heavyweight-highlights in London
London will play host to one of the biggest boxing events of the summer, and not just the 2012 Olympic boxing competition. Upton Park is the chosen venue for two spectacular heavyweight encounters on July 14 presented by Frank Warren and Sauerland Event. Former world champion David Haye (25-2, 23 KOs) will face off with fellow Englishman Dereck...