King Khan Hits The Capital

Today saw Amir “King” Khan in London to announce “Capital Showdown” his next fight on December 10th against Lamont “Havoc” Peterson to be staged at the Washington Convention Center in Washington DC and to be broadcast live on HBO. Both fighters looked incredibly relaxed and had a lot of respect for each other.

Khan said”He now takes each fight on a fight by fight basis” and that he had learnt a lot from his defeat to Bredis Prescott in 2008 and not to look to far into the future.

Asif Vali of Khan Promotions said”Amir is now a big star in the US, when we were in Washington to meet Hilary Clinton, fans kept coming up to Amir and congratulating him on his victory over Zab Judah”

Both Khan Promotions & Golden Boy stated that they were still in discussions with various TV companies in the UK to show the fight and an announcement would be made in the coming weeks.

Peterson has an impressive record having drawn once and only lost 1 fight in 31 with 15 KO’s. When questioned about having the howm advantage Peterson said”You have to fight harder to defend your home town”

Daily Sport says – Having been there and met both guys today they are true gentlemen and a credit to the sport.


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