IBF Junior Welterweight champion Lamont Peterson will return to action in a title defense on Saturday, August 9 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. No word yet on whom Peterson's opponent will be.
The bout will be the co-feature to the IBF Welterweight title bout between champion Shawn Porter and challenger Kell Brook. The card will be televised by Showtime.
Peterson (32-2-1, 16 KO's) made the second successful defense of his title in his last outing on January 25 at the DC Armory when he won a 12-round unanimous decision over Dierry Jean.