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Boxing scandal has happy ending?

British boxer Amir Khan will fight Lamont Peterson again after judging controversy.
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Amir Khan Lamont Peterson during their WBA Super Lightweight and IBF Junior Welterweight title fight at Washington Convention Center on December 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Amir Khan is a sporting hero in Britain. An Olympic silver medalist at the age of 17 and world light welterweight champion by the time he was 22. The son of Pakistani immigrants and a Muslim, he has ridden through the difficult currents of multi-cultural life in this country and pursued his success single-mindedly while doing good work in his community.

In December he lost a fight on points that supposed to unify the WBA and IBF light welterweight titles in Washington DC. His opponent was a DC hometown fighter named Lamont Peterson. Almost immediately Khan claimed that the judging had been fishy.

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