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Lamont Peterson to defend belt

Updated: October 3, 2012, 4:44 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

If the mandatory fight between junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson and No. 1 challenger Zab Judah takes place, both will be fighting for far less than expected.

Headbangers Boxing, run by Barry Hunter, Peterson's manager and trainer, was the lone bidder at Tuesday's IBF purse bid and won promotional rights to the bout for just $50,000, the minimum offer allowed.

That means Peterson, as the titleholder, is entitled to $37,500 (75 percent) and Judah, as the challenger, ...

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