Found February 20, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules: Yardbarker Blogger Network
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(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 welterweight tested positive for a banned substance last year. Peterson said at a news conference Wednesday that he knows he'll never get away from that test, but is at peace with himself over it. Peterson's trainer/manager Barry Hunter wanted the news media to get away from asking about it after a handful of questions on the subject, instead suggesting the focus should be on what is, indeed, a nice fight on paper. And Holt -- he said the only time he considers the questions regarding Peterson and performance enhancing drugs is when the media asks them. It's simply not possible to thi...
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