Boxer misses the party

Super lightweight boxers Amir Khan, left, and Lamont Peterson. (Patrick McDermott/GETTY IMAGES)
December 12, 2011

Even after a disappointing loss Saturday night, Amir Khan graciously showed up to his official after-party — only to find that it was already over! But such is the life of a boxer: Khan’s trip from the convention center, where he fought Lamont Peterson, was delayed by the requisite trip to the emergency room to drain his swollen ear. After a 21 / 2-hour stay at GW Hospital (where, small world, he ran into Peterson and bantered cordially, we’re told), he rolled up to Eden nightclub at 3:30 a.m., well after closing time. He apologized to the staff still there cleaning up and explained that he didn’t want to hide from his fans just because he lost.

Continue reading 10 minutes left
Show Comments
Most Read Lifestyle