Instead of performing like a guy who hadn’t fought in 16 months, Lamont Peterson looked like a boxer ready to go 16 rounds with David Avanesyan.
David Avanesyan is currently in possession of a 147-pound world title, which he successfully defended in his last fight against none other than legendary former five-time champion Shane Mosley. Count Avanesyan’s next opponent as thoroughly unimpressed by that accomplishment.
For the better part of a year, hard-core fight fans have been asking some version of this question: What the heck happened to Lamont Peterson? Turns out, Peterson is alive, well and ready to take aim at one of the most stacked divisions in boxing.
Lamont Peterson has been patiently waiting for more than 15 months to jump back into a boxing ring. Well, his wait is almost over, and his patience is paying off.