Amir Khan-Lamont Peterson rematch off after failed drugs test
May 10, 2012 at 11:11 am #508591
Amir Khan’s rematch with Lamont Peterson has been called off following the American’s failed drugs test.
Peterson tested positive for synthetic testosterone after both fighters agreed to random testing before their 19 May light-welterweight bout in Las Vegas.
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“He did nothing wrong – we have no doubt that he will be vindicated”
Lamont Peterson’s team
WBA and IBF champion Peterson then gave a negative test, prompting his camp to appeal to the Nevada Athletics Commission for the fight to go ahead.
Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer – Khan’s promoter – confirmed earlier this week that Peterson tested positive from the A and B samples taken in March, but then gave a negative test in follow-up samples from 13 April.May 10, 2012 at 11:35 am #508593
lol i wonder if he was actually clean or just drank shit loads of coffeeMay 11, 2012 at 1:22 pm #508629
Dumb fucking guy. Wins the biggest fight of his career & then blows it w/this bullshit? Thanks for robbing me of the rematch (where he was probably going to lose)….
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