Bradley: ‘Khan run around like a chicken’

WBO light-welterweight champion Timothy Bradley has criticised Amir Khan’s performance against Lamont Peterson last weekend and claimed a rematch would finish in the same way.

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Peterson takes Khan’s titles in shock split decision

Lamont Peterson pulled off the upset of the year on Saturday night to dethrone Amir Khan of the WBA and IBF light-welterweight titles in front of a hometown audience in Washington DC.

In what was a candidate for Fight of the Year, Peterson scored a split decision win over Khan taking it 113-112 on two of the cards with one judge giving it to Khan 114-111.

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Khan vs Peterson weigh-in pictures and video

Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson hit the scales on Friday ahead of their WBA and IBF light-welterweight title fight Capital Showdown in Washington DC this weekend.

Despite being in Peterson’s hometown champion Khan had a lot of support and the noise levels went up a few decibels when he took to the stage and weighed in a comfortable 139lbs.

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Boxing on the box

Gennady Golovkin vs Lajuan Simon, WBA middleweight title
Friday 9 December, 7pm, BoxNation (Sky 456, Virgin 546)

Rescheduled from the December 10 this fight sees Golovkin, a fighter coming off the back of five knock out wins, face up to Philadelphia’s Lajuan Simon. Golovkin is yet to be defeated, winning an impressive 18 of his 21 wins by knock out and defends the regular version of the WBA title he’s held since 2010 when Felix Sturm was upgraded to super champion.

Khan vs Peterson final presser pictures

Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson talked about their upcoming WBA and IBF light-welterweight title fight for the last time yesterday when they met at the Convention Centre in Washington DC for their final press conference.

Khan vs Peterson media workout pictures

Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson worked out in front of the media at the Kennedy Recreation Centre in Washington DC ahead of the WBA and IBF title fight in the US capital this weekend.

Khan, who celebrates his 25th birthday on Thursday, revealed that his dedication to the sport was so intense that he had not yet been able to give his fiancée Faryal Makhdoom the sparkling diamond ring he’d bought her.

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Khan arrives in Washington DC pictures

WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan took his road show to Washington DC yesterday as he arrived in the US capital for fight week commitments ahead of his title clash with Lamont Peterson this weekend.

Khan on Fox News in DC

Amir Khan continues his campaign to win over America with a stop at Fox News in Washington DC, where he faces local boy Lamont Peterson on December 10 for his light-welterweight title belts. Khan talks bringing main event boxing back to the city, training with Manny Pacquiao, and stepping up to face Floyd Mayweather.

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