Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/29/14
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Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont Peterson, adding another 140-pound title holder to the 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 Oscar De La Hoya.  "We know firsthand what Lamont Peterson can do, as he's been in the ring with our fighters Amir Khan and Victor Ortiz.  We know that he is the kind of individual that will be an asset to our team and great competitor in the 140-pound weight class." "I am excited about signing with Golden Boy Promotions and the opportunity to work with them again," said Peterson.  "Being with Golden Boy really gives me the chance to make the best fights available in my weight class.  I want to fight the best in the world at 140 [pounds] and I know it can happen as a member of the Golden Boy team.  I am optimistic that this is a decision that will he...
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