Quick Hits: Peterson to fight Ortiz
Andriy Kotelnik turned down the fight. So did Kaizer Mabuza. But junior welterweight contender Lamont Peterson, the third (and perhaps most dangerous) choice, jumped at the chance to fight Victor Ortiz when Golden Boy made the offer.
Although the sides have not finalized all of the terms (including the purse), Barry Hunter -- Peterson's manager, trainer and father figure -- said they have verbally committed to taking the fight.
The bout is slated to be the co-feature ...
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