Tag Archives: lamont peterson

Peterson victorious and the new WBA Welterweight World Champion

CINCINNATI— Lamont Peterson’s welterweight debut began with scant activity but finished in a flurry of punishing combinations, particularly during the championship rounds, leaving no doubt that the District boxer and his team had made the correct choice in moving up to 147 pounds. Saturday night’s unanimous decision over Russia’s David Avanesyan at Cintas Cinter for the World Boxing Association welterweight championship provided full validation, with two judges scoring the bout 116-112 and a third 115-113. Peterson, the former unified world … Continue reading

Posted in News/Press | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Come and Watch Lamont and Anthony Peterson work out on May 9

Peterson vs. Matthysse-live on Showtine May 18, 2013 Atlantic City, NJ at Boardwalk Hall Ticket prices $250, $125, $75, $50 and $25. Contact:   Andre Johnson for tickets/hotel and bus package. - 202 559-9199 IBF JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION LAMONT PETERSON TO HOLD WASHINGTON, DC MEDIA WORKOUT AHEAD OF HIS MAY 18 SHOWDOWN AGAINST LUCAS MATTHYSSE AT BOARDWLK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY WHICH WILL BE TELEVISED LIVE ON SHOWTIME® LIGHTWEIGHT CONTENDER ANTHONY PETERSON ALSO SET TO WORK OUT FOR MEDIA AHEAD … Continue reading

Posted in News/Press | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Fight event schedule for this week – PETERSON vs HOLT

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING RETURNS TO THE DISTRICT WITH “REDEMPTION: PETERSON vs. HOLT” IBF JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT TITLE  FULL FIGHT WEEK MEDIA SCHEDULE *All Times Are Eastern* Tuesday, Feb. 19 5:00 p.m.       Lamont Peterson, Kendall Holt, David Grayton, Dominic Wade and Danny Kelly Workout for Media and Youth Members of the DC Dept. Of Parks and Recreation Boxing Program WHAT:        Members of the media are invited to come see the professional boxers on the “Redemption” card workout at the Kennedy Recreation Center.  The fighters in … Continue reading

Posted in News/Press | Tagged , | Leave a comment