On Saturday afternoon, former champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero made a perfect prediction for the big weekend fight. He selected Lamont Peterson to win a close split decision over Amir Khan to capture the WBA/IBF junior welterweight titles in Washington, DC. The played out like Guerrero pictured, with Khan starting fast but quickly going on his bike and Peterson rallying forward to score points. After twelve rounds, Peterson pulled off the upset – by split decision.
BoxingScene.com: Robert, you’ve been amazing with your fight predictions of late. What are your thoughts about the outcome of Khan vs. Peterson?
I’ve always been a student of the game and styles make fights. I picked Victor Ortiz to beat Andre Berto. I said Marquez would beat Pacquiao and now I’m right on with my prediction of Peterson beating Khan.
BoxingScene.com: Peterson was hitting Khan with many flush shots. Do you now feel that Amir has a better chin?
Khan is easy to hit. He’s got fast hands but uses his legs too much. Peterson fought the fight of his life and I don’t take any credit away from him but if I hit Khan flush, its good night Irene! Continue Reading…