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Boxing Year in Review-May 2012

BY Michael Woods ON November 29, 2012
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Khan - PetersonThe game plunged into the rabbit hole of PEDs in early May, when Lamont Peterson, who was to meet Amir Khan in a rematch on May 19 in Vegas, tested positive for excess testosterone.

This development reached Morrisette-level irony, as it was Peterson who had demanded extra-stringent testing for the bout. Team Peterson protested that a doc prescribed testosterone to the boxer because he suffered from a low level. Furrowed brows from cynics (realists?) resulted. Ten days before the scheduled bout, the plug was pulled. Promoter Golden Boy would soon go through another PED-fueled main event-demolition, and Victor Conte's Twitter followers would start jumping through the roof. Baseball said, hey, now you know how we feel.

---Michael Woods, on Twitter here.

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