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Boxing: Peterson faces unbeaten Jean in key title test

Lamont Peterson, trying to bounce back after being stopped for the first time in his career, defends his International Boxing Federation light welterweight title Saturday against unbeaten Canadian Dierry Jean. A day after his 30th birthday, Peterson will try to put his career back on track in his hometown after being stopped in the third round last May by Argentina's Lucas Matthysse.

Boxing: Peterson looking for ultimate redemption

Lamont Peterson, fighting to defend his reputation as well as a world title after a positive doping test, ends a 14-month layoff Friday in a hometown bout against fellow American Kendall Holt. Peterson, once a homeless child on the streets of Washington, completed a fairytale in December of 2011 with a controversial split-decision victory over England's Amir Khan for two world light-welterweight titles in the US capital.
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