Sunday, December 11, 2011

Amir Khan loses to Peterson

Peterson - the new light-welterweight champion (Photo: Getty Images)
Britain's Amir Khan's dreams of boxing superstardom are in tatters after he lost his WBA and IBF light-welterweight titles to Lamont Peterson on a split points decision.

Khan had Peterson down in the first round, but failed to capitalise on that stirring start and was eventually drawn into a brawl in which Peterson hit him easily and often. Khan failed to use his speed to get himself out of the line of fire as Peterson put him under relentless pressure.

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