Khan: ‘Peterson lost respect and biggest payday’

Amir Khan has lambasted rival Lamont Peterson for failing a drug test ahead of their scheduled rematch earlier this month, and called for the Washington fighter to be banned for life.

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Peterson: ‘Why would I ask for tests if I was cheating?’

Lamont Peterson has asked for people to give him a chance to prove his ‘innocence’ after failing a drug test ahead of his blockbuster rematch with Amir Khan.

Khan apologises to UK fans

Former light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan apologised in a statement to his British fans yesterday for the cancellation of his upcoming rematch with Lamont Peterson.

Peterson vs Khan II cancelled

Golden Boy Promotions has called off the eagerly anticipated rematch between Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson due to the US man’s failed drug test and the inability of the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) to rule on the matter quickly.

Peterson decision rests with Nevada Commission

The blockbuster rematch between Amir Khan and WBA and IBF light-welterweight ruler Lamont Peterson rests in the hands of the Nevada State Athletic  Commission (NSAC) after the Washington fighter failed a drugs test.

Peterson tests positive for banned substance

Amir Khan's eargerly anticipated rematch with Lamont Peterson is in doubt after the WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion failed a drugs test.

Both fighters agreed to random testing before their bout in Las Vegas on May 19 and Peterson tested positive for banned substance, synthetic testosterone.

Peterson: ‘Khan can’t change style’

WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Lamont Peterson has dubbed Amir Khan a one-dimensional fighter ahead of their rematch on May 19 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Peterson dictated much of the pace in the first fight, fighting on the inside and forced Khan into the ropes, and the Washington DC man is predicting much of the same when the pair meet again next month.

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Amir Khan Philippines training camp pictures

Amir Khan joined up with trainer Freddie Roach and stablemate Manny Pacquiao in the Philippines to continue his preparations for his rematch with Lamont Peterson on May 19. Here are some pictures from inside the camp as the former champ readies himself to attempt to claim his titles back.

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Hunter: ‘We took titles from Khan, watch the tape’

Having slipped every jab, thrown every left to the body and felt every right counter with his protégé in his first fight with Amir Khan, Lamont Peterson’s trainer Barry Hunter is preparing to do it all again, this time away from the comfort of his hometown. We caught up with the amiable cornerman to find out his thoughts on the first fight, the rematch and everything in between…