Three Cards in Three Weeks

By Chip Mitchell:  My colleague Robert Uzzell and I recently attended three major fight cards on the east coast.  The events just so happened to take place on back-to-back-to-back weekends.  Hey, who says all the good fights land in Vegas?  As gas prices soared to about $3.80 per gallon, we wondered if Greyhound or even Air Tran would be a feasible option in the future.  Nevertheless, we gassed up the vehicle and began our journey. Continue reading

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Capital Showdown In Review… by Paul “Doc” Jones

Washington, DC— On Saturday, DC hosted the Capital Showdown headlined by WBA and IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KOs) and hometown favorite Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KOs).  In front of more than 8,600 fans at the Washington Convention Center, it was the body attack and effective aggression of Peterson that narrowly outpointed the power and movement of Khan. Continue reading

Amir Khan or A Mere Con? You Be The Judge… by Chip Mitchell

The court summons reads as follows:

Mr. Khan/Con, you are hereby summoned to appear at the courthouse, Washington, DC Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW, District of Columbia 20001.  Judgment may or may not be taken against you on the tenth day of December 2011 at 11:00pm. The judge presiding on that evening will be Lamont Peterson.

Until then, let’’s have a mock trial of our own…. Continue reading