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Amir Khan drops appeal with IBF

Updated: January 17, 2012, 8:42 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan, seeking an immediate rematch of his fight with titleholder Lamont Peterson on Dec. 10 in Washington, D.C., withdrew his appeal to IBF Tuesday.

The IBF was set to hear Khan's appeal at a hearing on Wednesday afternoon, but Khan promoter Golden Boy withdrew the request.

"We've been reviewing everything, including the latest paperwork which we received from the IBF, and I sat down with Team Khan and we realized that based on the makeup of ...

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