London’s Hilton Metropole Hotel played host today to the hotly awaited press launch of Amir Khan v Lamont Peterson II which after all the controversy surrounding the last fight is sure to be a great event when it hits Las Vegas’s Mandalay Bay Hotel on May 19th.
Asif Vali Khan’s manager said” We’re pleased to have got the re-match and we’re all 110% behind Amir and are positive he will regain the belts on May 19th”
An up beat Amir Khan said”I’ll be better this time around and will be training hard in the US and in the Philippines” Khan added”I’ll be the champ again on May 19th”
When asked about the fight Lamont Peterson said”I know Team Khan still have issues from the lost in DC, but I’m ready and prepared to die in the ring to retain my belts”
And great news for all the British fans not lucky enough to be able to fly to Vegas in May the fight will be braodcast live on SKY Sports1.
Big fight odds just in from Ladbrokes have Khan 1/4 odds on to regain the belts with Peterson 3/1.
Daily Sport says – This is hotting up to be a contender for fight of the year and Khan must win this one in style if he’s to get the mega fights he so craves with the like of Mayweather.