• Amir Khan lost his world titles as Lamont Peterson claimed victory via a split decision.
  • Defending his WBA and IBF light-welterweight titles, Khan started well enough...
  • ...putting Peterson on the floor in the opening round.
  • But, roared on by the home crowd, Peterson fought back and landed some telling blows on Khan.
  • Khan was docked one point in round seven for pushing.
  • And, crucially, another point in the 12th round...
  • ...allowing the American to claim victory on the judges' scorecards.
  • US-based Irishman Jamie Kavanagh found it hard going against Ramesis Gil, eventually having to settle for a draw.
  • Anthony Peterson was also in action on the same card, taking on former Olympian Daniel Attah in an eight-round contest.
  • The American dominated throughout but was unable to stop his compatriot, meaning he had to settle for a points success.

Khan v Peterson

Amir Khan lost his world titles as Lamont Peterson claimed victory via a split decision.