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Anthony Peterson Enters WBO Top Ten

17.07.06 - Prize Fight Boxing is proud to announce that Lightweight Anthony Peterson 18-0 (14 KO’s) has just entered the World Boxing Organization’s (WBO) top ten rankings. At the present time, Anthony’s current rating is number 7 by the WBO. This achievement is remarkable as Anthony just turned 21 on March 16th of this year. During his 22 month professional career, Anthony has fought on ESPN twice as well being the co-feature to his older brother Lamont on SHOBOX this past April..

Recently, Anthony won the vacant NABO Lightweight Championship on ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights with a dominating performance over Adan Hernandez in Memphis, TN. Further, Anthony will be returning to ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights as the main event bout on August 4th at FedExForum in Memphis, TN. Prize Fight’s Brian Young stated, “We are very pleased with the development of Anthony over the past 22 months. Consequently, we are expecting Anthony to win a World Title within the next 12 to 18 months.

Article posted on 17.07.2006



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