RingTv.com's Lem Satterfield is reporting that Lamont Peterson was treated for a testosterone deficiency in November prior to the first Peterson-Khan contest. The treatment was performed by Dr. John A. Thompson, a doctor based in Las Vegas.
"I administered...testosterone in the form of pellets which were
inserted subcutaneously into his hip. These pellets deliver bioidentical
testosterone derived from soy, not synthetic testosterone," wrote
"When delivered via pellets, the hormone is time-released as the body
needs it over a period of months and does not cause a sudden rise in
testosterone levels. This would not produce a significant enhancement of
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