ESPN.com's Dan Rafael is reporting that there will be only one Peterson boxing on the Saturday, January 25th Golden Boy Promotions card at the DC Armory. Of course, Lamont Peterson will be defending his IBF Junior Welterweight title against undefeated number one contender Dierry Jean. However, Anthony Peterson is now off the card. Golden Boy tells Rafael that Anthony Peterson declined to accept an offer to compete in an untelevised bout on the card..
Peterson (32-1, 21 KO's) has only fought twice since his loss to Brandon Rios in 2010. A spokesperson for Headbangers Promotions tells BATB that they are working on a better situation for Peterson but did not elaborate.
As of now, this means that D'Mitrius Ballard and Dominic Wade are the only other local boxers slated to be on this card. That could change, however, between now and the 25th.