Fight Night in the District

A sold-out crowd filled the Washington Convention Center on Saturday night to watch District native Lamont Peterson defeat Amir Khan.

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A sold-out crowd filled the Washington Convention Center on Saturday night to watch District native Lamont Peterson defeat Amir Khan.
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The ladies are ready to rrrrrrummmmblleee!!!!
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Former World Heavyweight Champion Riddick Bowe watched the action from his ringside seat.
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Former boxer and current Amir Khan promoter Oscar de la Hoya talked up his fighter before the match.
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Former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye looked stylish in his ringside seat.
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Rocsi of 106th and Park sat just outside the sweat splash zone.
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: (L-R) Amir Khan knocks down Lamont Peterson during the Capital Showdown: Khan v Peterson WBA/IBF World light-welterweight title bout at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: (L-R) Amir Khan is knocked down by Lamont Peterson during the Capital Showdown: Khan v Peterson WBA/IBF World light-welterweight title bout at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Amir Khan knocks down Lamont Peterson during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Amir Khan hangs over the ropes as Lamont Peterson is held back by referee Joe Cooper during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Seth Mitchell reacts after defeating Timur Ibragimov in their Heavyweight fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Lamont Peterson punches Amir Khan during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Amir Khan taunts Lamont Peterson during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Amir Khan walks back to his corner between rounds against Lamont Peterson during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Lamont Peterson punches Amir Khan during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Amir Khan slips against Lamont Peterson during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Amir Khan punches Lamont Peterson during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Lamont Peterson reacts after defeating Amir Khan via split decision winning during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Lamont Peterson reacts after defeating Amir Khan via split decision winning during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: (L-R) Lamont Peterson celebrates with the belt after defeating Amir Khan during the Capital Showdown: Khan v Peterson WBA/IBF World light-welterweight title bout at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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D.C. native Lamont Peterson addressed the media after his win over Amir Khan.
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A battered Amir Khan addresses the media.
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Oscar de la Hoya promised a rematch between the fighters, but insisted that it would not take place in D.C.
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