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Lamont Peterson can keep IBF title

Updated: August 10, 2012, 7:26 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Lamont Peterson, who admitted to being implanted with the banned substance synthetic testosterone, will be allowed to keep his IBF junior welterweight title, the New Jersey-based sanctioning body announced Friday.

Peterson, of Washington, D.C., won the IBF and WBA belts in his hometown via controversial split decision from Amir Khan on Dec. 10.

However, less than two weeks before they were scheduled to meet in a multimillion dollar rematch on May 19 in Las Vegas, Peterson ...

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