Boxing: Amir Khan loses appeal over Peterson loss

Published: Dec 20, 2011, 08:12 IST | AFP

British fighter Amir Khan has lost his appeal over his controversial loss to Lamont Peterson in Washington which cost him his IBF and WBA light-welterweight titles.

British fighter Amir Khan has lost his appeal over his controversial loss to Lamont Peterson in Washington which cost him his IBF and WBA light-welterweight titles.


Amir Khan

Khan was penalised two points by referee Joe Cooper for pushing -- charges that the Englishman denied. But on Sunday the International Boxing Federation (IBF) said they were happy with the decision taken by the referee.

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