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Errol Spence defends against Lamont Peterson on Jan.20

By Tim Royner: Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) will be coming from an 8-month layoff when he makes his first title defense of his IBF welterweight belt against 33-year-old former 2-division world champion Lamont ‘Havoc’ Peterson (35-3-1, 17 KOs) in 2 months from now on January 20 on Showtime Boxing from the […]

Errol Spence Jr. fights Lamont Peterson on Jan.20 on Showtime

Undefeated IBF Welterweight World Champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. will make the first defense of his title when he takes on former two-division world champion Lamont Peterson on Saturday, January 20 live on SHOWTIME. The event is presented by Premier Boxing Champions from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®.… Read

Errol Spence Jr. and the questions no one is asking

By Danny Ech: It is now the month of October 2017 and we are approaching the end of the year and of course we all hope that boxing ends on a high note. This has been a pretty good fight year for the sport with some high points and some grounders. … Read

Errol Spence Jr. vs. Lamont Peterson on Jan.13

By Allan Fox: Errol Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) will be out of the ring for the remainder of 2017 until he makes his first defense of his IBF World welterweight title on January 13 against Lamont Peterson (35-3-1, 17 KOs) at a still to be determined location. … Read

Spence’s purse $3.5M for next fight

By Allan Fox: IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) is promised a purse of $3.5 million for his next fight in December or January, according to Dan Rafael. Spence, 27, is getting that money from his manager Al Haymon, says Rafael, and he’ll likely be facing #5 IBF Lamont Peterson (35-3, 17 […]

Lamont Peterson vacates WBA belt, could face Spence in Dec/Jan

By Jeff Arabow: Lamont Peterson (35-3-1, 17 KOs) has officially vacated his WBA World welterweight title, and he’s rumored to be challenging IBF 147 lb. champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) in December or January. … Read

Errol Spence to fight in December or January

By Jim Dower: Unbeaten IBF welterweight champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) will be soon be back inside the ring to make his first defense of his IBF crown in either December or January, according to Dan Rafael. … Read

Do we have two new big players in the welterweight division?

By Gav Duthie: On Saturday night, Ohio hosted an event which saw two new players in Adrian Broner and Lamont Peterson added to an already talent stacked welterweight division. The 147lb weight class has been a bit stagnant since the retirement of Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2015 but with additions like Adrien Broner and Lamont […]

Khan interested in Lamont Peterson fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Amir Khan says that he likes the idea of facing newly crowned WBA World welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (35-3-1, 17 KOs) after his 12 round unanimous decision win over WBA 147lb champion David Avanesyan (22-2-1, 11 KOs) last Saturday night. Peterson beat Khan by a 12 round split decision victory on December […]

Lamont Peterson vs. David Avanesyan – Results

By Eric Baldwin: Lamont Peterson (35-3-1, 17 KOs) became a two division world champion in beating WBA World welterweight champion David Avanesyan (22-2-1, 11 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The judges scored the fight 116-113, 116-112 and 116-112. … Read

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