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DANNY GARCIA, ROD SALKA, LAMONT PETERSON, EDGAR SANTANA AND DANIEL JACOBS MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody for joining us. We have five of the fighters participating on the Saturday, August 9 event at Barclays Center and SHOWTIME on the call with us today. That includes Danny Garcia, Rod Salka, Lamont Peterson, Edgar Santana and Daniel Jacobs. We’re going to start the call with Daniel Jacobs and then move into Edgar Santana and ... Read More »

LAMONT PETERSON, ANTHONY PETERSON AND D’MITRIUS BALLARD WASHINGTON D.C. MEDIA WORKOUT QUOT

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 31, 2014) – The August 9 Barclays Center fight card will have plenty of D.C. flavor with District-natives Lamont Peterson, Anthony Peterson plus Maryland’s D’Mitrius Ballard all appearing in the event. As they prepare for their respective bouts, the three talented boxers held an open media workout in Washington, D.C. on Thursday afternoon. Here is what the ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA, LAMONT PETERSON AND DANIEL JACOBS TO HEADLINE GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS’ RETURN TO BROOKLYN’S BARCLAYS CENTER SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 LIVE ON SHOWTIME®

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BROOKLYN (June 24, 2014) – Golden Boy Promotions is back at Barclays Center on Saturday, August 9, with a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader featuring the sport’s brightest young stars in pivotal world title fights. Boxing on Brooklyn’s biggest stage will be Unified Junior Welterweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia who will meet “Lightning” Rod Salka, IBF 140-Pound Titleholder Lamont Peterson ... Read More »

LAMONT PETERSON DAZZLES IN FRONT OF HOMETOWN CROWD TO RETAIN IBF JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Lamont Peterson dazzled in front of his hometown crowd on Saturday night scoring a unanimous decision victory over Dierry Jean to retain his IBF Junior Welterweight World Championship from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING. Peterson (32-2-1, 16 KO’s) and Jean (25-1, 17 KO’s) kicked off the 2014 boxing calendar with an action-packed aggressive showdown. ... Read More »

AMIR KHAN PREVIEWS LAMONT PETERSON-DIERRY JEAN, LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (Jan. 24) – BoxNation kicks off its 2014 world title coverage this weekend with an intriguing clash for the IBF World Light-Welterweight title between champion Lamont Peterson and mandatory challenger Dierry Jean from the DC Armory in Washington, USA. The 29 year old Peterson’s story will be familiar to British diehards due to the extensive coverage he received here ... Read More »

LAMONT PETERSON VS. DIERRY JEAN FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 23, 2014) — Just a couple of days away from the first night of the initial SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING event in 2014, below please find what for Peterson vs. Jean trainers, fighters and promoters had to say at the final press conference at Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C. on Thursday: Lamont Peterson, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion ... Read More »

LAMONT PETERSON, DIERRY JEAN, JERMELL CHARLO AND GABRIEL ROSADO WASHINGTON, D.C. QUOTES

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 22, 2014) – It may be freezing in our Nation’s Capitol, but the four fighters competing in this Saturday night’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) braved the cold to sit down with SHOWTIME® cameras at the DCB Fit Boxing Gym to discuss their upcoming bouts. In Saturday’s main event at ... Read More »

ALL-ACTION PETERSON LOOKS TO BOUNCE BACK AGAINST UNDEFEATED AND ‘VICIOUS’ JEAN IN INTRIGUING IBF WORLD TITLE CLASH LIVE THIS WEEKEND ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (Jan. 22) – Lamont Peterson is adamant he has overcome his devastating knockout loss to Argentine bruiser Lucas Matthysse. The IBF light-welterweight world champion steps back into the ring this weekend, live on BoxNation, when he goes up against the undefeated and big-hitting Dierry Jean at the DC Armory in Washington DC. The bout will be Peterson’s first, following ... Read More »

Dierry Jean prepared to take Lamont Peterson’s crown

OTTAWA, Canada (January 13, 2014) – International Boxing Federation (IBF) No. 1-ranked mandatory challenger, undefeated Dierry “Dougy Style” Jean (25-0, 17 KOs), will become the first Haitian-born light welterweight champion of the world by upsetting defending champion Lamont “Havoc” Peterson (31-2-1, 16 KOs) on Saturday night, January 25, live on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing from The DC Armory in Washington D.C. ... Read More »

LAMONT PETERSON MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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LAMONT PETERSON, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion “I intend to continue to be the champion after my fight on January 25. “I don’t worry about comments from him [Dierry Jean]. At the end of the day he’s got to get in the ring with me. He can say whatever he wants, but he’ll see when he gets in there that ... Read More »

IBF JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION LAMONT “HAVOC” PETERSON DEFENDS HIS TITLE AGAINST MANDATORY CHALLENGER DIERRY JEAN ON SATURDAY, JAN. 25, 2014, LIVE ON SHOWTIME® FROM THE DC ARMORY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 16, 2013) – World-class championship boxing returns to the nation’s capital on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, when hometown hero IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont “Havoc” Peterson defends his 140-pound crown against Montreal’s unbeaten Dierry Jean as part of a live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast)- event at the DC Armory ... Read More »

Behind the scenes with undefeated World light welterweight contender Dierry ‘Dougy Style’ Jean

MONTREAL, Canada (October 15, 2013) – As undefeated light welterweight Dierry “Dougy Style” Jean (25-0, 17 KOs) patiently waits from his world title shot against International Boxing Federation (IBF) Lamont “Havoc” Peterson (31-2-1, 16 KOs), the IBF’s No. 1-ranked, mandatory light welterweight challenger took some time out to sit on the hot seat. What are your three favorite fights of ... Read More »

Vision drives undefeated Dierry Jean To brink of first world title shot

OTTAWA, Canada (August 4, 2013) – International Boxing Federation (IBF) No. 1-ranked and mandatory light welterweight challenger, undefeated Dierry “Doggy Style” Jean (25-0, 17 KOs) credits a vivid dream for driving him into a boxing career. Years later, Jean finds himself on the brink of his first world title shot against IBF 140-pound champion Lamont “Havoc” Peterson (31-2-1, 16 KOs). ... Read More »

FOLLOW PETERSON – MATTHYSSE; ALEXANDER – PURDY LIVE FROM RINGSIDE

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Follow all the action LIVE from ringside at Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City as Lamont Peterson and Lucas Matthysse battle in a potentially explosive fight of Jr. Welterweight belt holders. In the opening bout that will begin at 9:15 pm eastern / 6:15 pac, IBF Welterweight champion Devon Alexander will fight Lee Purdy in a non-title bout 12 Rounds–Jr. ... Read More »

Matthysse enters Mayweather sweepstakes with 3rd round destruction of Peterson

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ATLANTIC CITY–In a fight between two reigning beltholders, Lucas Matthysse made a bold statement by wrecking IBF Jr. Welterweight champion Lamont Peterson in round three of their twelve round fight at Boardwalk Hall Matthysse dropped Peterson with a vicious left hook in round two. Peterson fought back and landed some shots but Matthysse’s power Made a huge impact as he ... Read More »

OFFICIAL WEIGHTS FOR TOMORROW NIGHT’S SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING TELECAST FROM BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY

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The fighters for tomorrow night’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey stepped on the scales today at Caesars Atlantic City for the Official Weigh-in. Main event fighters Lamont Peterson and Lucas Matthysse made the catch-weight limit of 141 pounds with Peterson weighing in at 141 lbs. and Matthysse tipping the scale at 140 lbs. ... Read More »

THURSDAY’S LUCAS MATTHYSSE, LEE PURDY AND ANTHONY OGOGO ATLANTIC CITY ROUNDTABLE QUOTES ABOUT MAY 18 FIGHTS AT BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY

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LUCAS MATTHYSSE, WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion “[On arriving to the United States later than planned] I don’t think it’s going to have any affect on the fight because I’ve been training so hard. I’m done training, but I’m still going to move a little bit to keep the weight off. Basically everything is the same other than not ... Read More »

LIVE FROM NEW YORK: FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES FROM LAMONT & ANTHONY PETERSON, DEVON ALEXANDER, LEE PURDY & ANTHONY OGOGO ABOUT MAY 18 FIGHTS AT BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY

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NEW YORK (May 15, 2013) – All five of the fighters in attendance at Wednesday’s press conference at Lucille’s Bar & Grill (located inside B.B. King’s Blues Club) in New York City were confident and ready for fight night as they discussed their upcoming bouts taking place this Saturday, May 18 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J live on ... Read More »

Haroon Khan Makes United States Debut Saturday On Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse Undercard In Atlantic City

(Atlantic City, May 15) – Haroon Khan (1-0) will be starting his American adventure sooner rather than later as he takes on Vicente Medellin (0-5) on the undercard of the Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse clash this weekend in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The younger brother of former Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Amir Khan got off to a winning ... Read More »

Un-forgiving Lamont Peterson

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To return to aficionados’ better graces, Saturday Lamont Peterson must perform a stern act of contrition at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, one from which his career is unlikely to emerge intact: a visit to the crucible Argentine Lucas Matthysse makes of a prizefighting ring, a place of penance whence no prizefighter returns undamaged. What Peterson confronted when he faced ... Read More »

LAMONT PETERSON, ANTHONY PETERSON AND UNDERCARD FIGHTERS WASHINGTON, D.C. MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 9) – IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont Peterson held an open workout in Washington, D.C. in preparation for his May 18 fight against WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas Matthysse at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey which will be televised live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. Lightweight contender and Lamont’s brother Anthony Peterson as ... Read More »

ENGLAND’S LEE PURDY SET TO REPLACE INJURED KELL BROOK AND FACE DEVON ALEXANDER FOR IBF WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ON MAY 18 LIVE ON SHOWTIME® FROM BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY

LOS ANGELES, April 30 – England’s Lee Purdy, the number four rated IBF welterweight contender, is set to face IBF Welterweight World Champion Devon Alexander in place of Kell Brook who had to withdraw from the May 18 bout against Alexander at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey after suffering a foot injury. The bout will be telecast live ... Read More »

STATEMENT BY KENDALL HOLT

April 8, 2013 – I am pleased to announce that according to laboratory results I am not under suspicion of having taken a banned substance in connection with my bout against Lamont Peterson. We have received an email from Dr. David Eichner, Director of the WADA accredited Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory that my results “do not suggest doping.” ... Read More »