Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/29/14

CLEVELAND, OH - FEBRUARY 27: Rock Allen of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania lands a punch in his light welterweight (141lbs) match against Lamont Peterson of Washington, D.C. during the 2004 Olympic Box-Offs at the Cleveland Convocation Center February 27, 2004 in Cleveland, Ohio. With the victory, Allen qualifies for the 2004 U.S. Olympic Boxing Team. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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 in the lead-up to their HBO-screened fight May 19, ESPN reported. The Las Vegas-based Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) was contracted to carry out the checks. Jeff Fried, Peterson's attorney, acknowledged the positive test Monday night. "We have tremendous respect for VADA and its mission. Lamont, [trainer/manager] Barry [Hunter] and the entire team emphatically support random drug testing in the most comprehensive manner possible," Fried said. "We are working expeditiously with a team of pathologists and other medical specialists to confirm the origin of the test result and in full compliance wit...
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