Lamont Peterson vs Sergey Lipinets Results -Sergey Lipinets had a great deal of success as a junior welterweight and even won a world title belt. He hopes the same can be done at 147 pounds.
Lipinets understands what is at play
“I’m very excited to be in this position and in this fight,” said Lipinets at Friday’s press conference. “I appreciate that Lamont took on this fight. He’s a great fighter who I respect and I’m sure he’s ready.”
“I have a very tough opponent in front of me and I’m motivated by the challenge. I’m in this sport to be in the biggest and best fights. People say this is (a) 50-50 (fight), so I’m excited to show why I’m better.”
Lamont Peterson announced his retirement tonight after losing to Sergey Lipinets. Hats off to one of the most versatile fighters of this generation and a kind, strong person outside the ring.