News: WBA Demand Amir Khan Rematch!

A rematch between Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson has been confirmed by the World Boxing Association, according to Khan’s promoter.

Richard Schaefer says he has received a letter from the WBA notifying him of their “official decision that they are going to order an immediate rematch.”

Schaefer, chief executive of Golden Boy Promotions, told ESPN: “I’m thrilled that he’s getting [the rematch] and hope we can start the negotiations and get the fight done.

“Amir and Lamont are both terrific young men and athletes who fought their hearts out in Washington in December and I’m sure this decision will get applause by fight fans around the world.

“The rematch will be one of the most anticipated fights of 2012 because both guys are exciting, young and I think it’s exactly the kind of fight people want to see.”

BBC

January 13, 2012  |  Uncategorized  | 
 


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