Amir Khan appeals scoring in loss

Updated: December 15, 2011, 2:17 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LONDON -- British boxer Amir Khan appealed the scoring in his split-decision loss to American Lamont Peterson in their light-welterweight title fight.

"We'll find out in the next five to seven days if the decision is overturned," Khan told Sky Sports News on Thursday. "If that's the case, I will give him a rematch to settle the score."

The 25-year-old Englishman lost his WBA and IBF titles in the defeat in Washington on Saturday after points were deducted on two occasions for pushing.

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