Amir Khan vs. Lamont Peterson

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2011-12-10 : Amir Khan 139 lbs lost to Lamont Peterson 140 lbs by SD in round 12 of 12

Lamont Peterson Versus Amir Khan

  • Khan took the early points lead when he knocked down Peterson on the ropes with a left hook in the first round for a 10-8 round
  • Khan incurred point deductions in rounds seven and twelve for excessive pushing, costing him the fight
  • Without the point deduction in the twelfth and final round, Khan would have won a unanimous decision 115-111, 113-112, 113-112
  • Peterson wins Khan's WBA and IBF Light Welterweight titles, earnin g a possible chance in Mid-2012 against Floyd Mayweather

Khan taken a point for pushing at the very end of 7th round.