Timothy Bradley vs. Lamont Peterson

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2009-12-12 : Timothy Bradley 138 lbs beat Lamont Peterson 139 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Aired On: Showtime Championship Boxing (Main Event)

Notes

  • Timothy Bradley 24-0 (11 KOs) vs. Lamont Peterson 27-0 (13 KOs)
  • Bradley entered as the # 2 junior welterweight in the world by The Ring Magazine. Peterson, a 1.9:1 underdog, was unranked by The Ring.
  • Bradley dropped Peterson with an overhand right in the second round, Peterson got up and landed great lefts to the body
  • Fight proceeded as jabs to the head, uppercuts to the body, punch counterpunch back and forth war
  • Bout fought on the inside Peterson style first four rounds, at a distance after that on advice of Bradley's corner
  • Fifth and eleventh rounds for Peterson, other rounds for Bradley who was faster and landed more
  • Fight tempo slowed after the eighth, with Bradley already winning bout on points, Peterson still trying but missing more.
  • Peterson cut under the left eye from an accidental headbutt in round 12
  • Bradley calling out WBA champion Amir Khan and WBO-NABO champion Paulie Malignaggi as next opponents after bout ended