LAMONT PETERSON VS. AMIR KHAN II CANCELLED OVER FAILED DRUG TEST

UNIFIED JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP REMATCH SCRAPPED AFTER PETERSON TESTS POSITIVE FOR BANNED SUBSTANCE.

LOS ANGELES, May 9 – A failed pre-fight drug test administered by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), coupled with the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s (NSAC) legal inability to hold a formal hearing on the matter of licensing Lamont Peterson for his Saturday, May 19 rematch against Amir Khan until Tuesday, May 15, has forced the cancellation of the event.

Ticket refunds for “Peterson vs. Khan II” will be available at your point of purchase.  Ticketmaster may be reached at (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.  Event ticket refunds for fans traveling from the United Kingdom are available at www.sportscorporation.com or by calling +44 (0)845 163 0845.