Saturday, January 05, 2008
Lamont Peterson outboxed and outfought previously undefeated Antonio Mesquita. Photo: Scott Foster/Showtime
BILOXI, Miss. – Brothers Lamont and Anthony Peterson of Washington, D.C., kept their undefeated records and hopes for a world title shot in 2008 in tact with convincing victories Friday in the co-featured bouts on ShoBox: The New Generation at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
A doubleheader promoted by Prize Fight Boxing aired on Showtime at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast).
Lamont Peterson, 23, and 14 months older than Anthony, improved to 24-0 with 11 knockouts with a unanimous 10-round decision over previously undefeated Brazilian Antonio Mesquita. Peterson outboxed and outpunched Mesquita (34-1, 27 KOs) to triumph by the scores of 100-89, 99-90 and 98-93.
Thursday, January 03, 2008
One night before Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi defends his IBF junior welterweight title against top-ranked Herman Ngoudjo on Showtime Championship Boxing, undefeated, world-ranked Anthony and Lamont Peterson will be co-featured in 10-round bouts on ShoBox: The New Generation Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, on Showtime (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast).
Lamont (23-0, 11 KOs), who is ranked No. 3 in the WBO and No. 6 in the WBA at 140 pounds, will face fellow unbeaten Antonio Mesquita (34-0, 27 KOs), a Brazilian now residing in Las Vegas.
Anthony (25-0, 18 KOs), a lightweight who is ranked No. 1 in the WBO, No. 4 in the WBC and No. 12 in the IBF, will meet Jose Antonio Izquierdo (16-1-1, 13 KOs) of Chihuahua, Mexico, by way of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. Izquierdo, who easily defeated Nick Casal in his last ShoBox appearance, is a replacement for Guadalupe Rosales, who withdrew due to illness.
NOTE: THURSDAY’S WEIGHTS – Lamont Peterson 142¾ pounds, Mesquita 142¾ pounds, Anthony Peterson 135¾ pounds, Izquierdo 135¾ pounds.
Friday, December 28, 2007
NEW YORK – One night before Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi defends his International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior welterweight title against top-ranked Herman “The Black Panther” Ngoudjo on Showtime Championship Boxing, undefeated, world-ranked Anthony and Lamont Peterson will be co-featured in 10-round bouts on ShoBox: The New Generation Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, on Showtime (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast).
The talented, confident Peterson brothers, of Washington D.C., have a combined record of 48-0 with 29 knockouts, and either could challenge for a world title by the end of 2008.
Saturday, April 29, 2006
NEW TOWN, N.D. – Brothers Lamont and Anthony Peterson did not allow the spotlight of national television spoil their coming out party. The pair kept their undefeated records intact with dominant victories Friday on the Showtime boxing series, “ShoBox: The New Generation.”
In the main event from the 4 Bears Casino in New Town, N.D., older brother, Lamont, recorded a 10-round unanimous decision over Mario Jose Ramos, while Anthony stopped his fifth consecutive opponent by scoring a third-round TKO over previously unbeaten Jermaine White in the co-feature. The bouts represented the 12th time that the Petersons have appeared on the same fight card.
Thursday, April 27, 2006
Brothers Lamont and Anthony Peterson of Washington, D.C., grew up homeless, but they feel right at home in the ring. The up-and-coming, unbeaten junior welterweights are a combined 32-0 with 20 knockouts.
Lamont, who at 22 is 14 months older than Anthony, is 16-0 with seven KOs. Anthony is 16-0 with 13 KOs. In their Showtime debuts, the talented three-year pros will co-headline an excellent fight card Friday, April 28, 2006, on “ShoBox: The New Generation’’ (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast). The bouts will represent the 11th time that the Petersons have appeared on the same fight card.
Both Petersons have been matched tough. Lamont will face southpaw Mario Jose Ramos (16-2-1, 3 KOs,) of Phoenix, Ariz., in a 10-round bout. Anthony will meet Jermaine White (12-0, 7 KOs), of Gary, Ind., in an eight-round scrap. The card will originate from the 4 Bears Casino & Lodge in New Town, North Dakota, and will be promoted by Brian Young’s Prizefight Boxing.