Lamont Peterson (Havoc) is a 39-year old American professional boxer. He was born in Washington, D.C., U.S. on January 24, 1984. Peterson made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20, on September 25, 2004. He is a two-weight-class world champion.
18 years and three months into his professional boxing career, Lamont Peterson has fought 42 times with 35 wins, 6 losses, and 1 draw. As of September 2023, Peterson's boxing record stands at 35-6-1 (17 KO wins, 4 KO losses).
Following is a tabular list of Peterson's fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos, and his next fight — refer to "All of Lamont Peterson's fights".
|Total Title Wins||3|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||2|
|Losses via KO||4|
|42||Jan 7, 2023||38||Michael Ogundo||Loss||TKO4|
|41||Mar 24, 2019||35||Sergey Lipinets||Loss||TKO10|
|40||Jan 20, 2018||33||Errol Spence Jr.||Loss *||RTD7|
|39||Feb 18, 2017||33||David Avanesyan||Win *||UD|
|38||Oct 17, 2015||31||Félix Díaz||Win||MD|
|37||Apr 11, 2015||31||Danny García||Loss||MD|
|36||Aug 9, 2014||30||Edgar Santana||Win *||TKO10|
|35||Jan 25, 2014||30||Dierry Jean||Win *||UD|
|34||May 18, 2013||29||Lucas Matthysse||Loss||TKO3|
|33||Feb 22, 2013||29||Kendall Holt||Win *||TKO8|
|32||Dec 10, 2011||27||Amir Khan||Win *||SD|
|31||Jul 29, 2011||27||Victor Cayo||Win||KO12|
|30||Dec 11, 2010||26||Victor Ortiz||Draw||MD|
|29||Apr 10, 2010||26||Damian Fuller||Win||TKO7|
|28||Dec 12, 2009||25||Timothy Bradley||Loss *||UD|
|27||Apr 25, 2009||25||Willy Blain||Win||TKO7|
|26||Nov 1, 2008||24||Lanardo Tyner||Win||UD|
|25||Jul 5, 2008||24||Rogelio Castañeda Jr.||Win||TKO9|
|24||Jan 4, 2008||23||Antonio Mesquita||Win||UD|
|23||Nov 17, 2007||23||Humberto Toledo||Win||KO1|
|22||Sep 7, 2007||23||Frankie Santos||Win||RTD6|
|21||May 25, 2007||23||John Brown||Win||TKO8|
|20||Jan 5, 2007||22||Juaquin Gallardo||Win||UD|
|19||Nov 18, 2006||22||Marteze Logan||Win||UD|
|18||Sep 1, 2006||22||Omar Bernal||Win||TKO6|
|17||Apr 28, 2006||22||Mario Ramos||Win||UD|
|16||Feb 17, 2006||22||Jose Leo Moreno||Win||UD|
|15||Dec 10, 2005||21||Johnny Walker||Win||TKO3|
|14||Sep 2, 2005||21||Robert Frankel||Win||UD|
|13||Aug 20, 2005||21||Meacher Major||Win||UD|
|12||Jul 19, 2005||21||Miguel Angel Torresillas||Win||UD|
|11||Jun 18, 2005||21||John Frazier||Win||TKO1|
|10||May 22, 2005||21||Mikel Williams||Win||UD|
|9||Apr 30, 2005||21||Orlando Jesus Soto||Win||UD|
|8||Apr 23, 2005||21||Larry Cunningham||Win||TKO4|
|7||Apr 9, 2005||21||Oscar Perez||Win||TKO1|
|6||Feb 19, 2005||21||Sheldon Mosley||Win||TKO2|
|5||Jan 22, 2005||20||Steve Verdin||Win||UD|
|4||Dec 12, 2004||20||Daniel Craycraft||Win||UD|
|3||Nov 5, 2004||20||Michael Moss||Win||KO1|
|2||Oct 23, 2004||20||Walter Gilliam||Win||UD|
|1||Sep 25, 2004||20||Nicholas Dean||Win||TKO1|
* World-title fight
Peterson is a two-weight-division world champion. He has held three world titles, all three of which were lineal championship wins.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
Lamont Peterson is 175 cm tall (5' 8.90") with a reach of 183 cm (6' 0.05"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 8 cm (3.15").
Peterson has a 40.5% KO rate. Of his total 17 KO wins, eight were in the early rounds, six in the mid rounds, and three in the later rounds. He has five first-round KO wins.
Lamont Peterson made his professional boxing debut against Nicholas Dean at the age of 20 on September 25, 2004, defeating Dean via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 26 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 12 wins via stoppage.
Peterson had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on December 12, 2009 after 27 professional fights, against Timothy Bradley for the WBO title. He lost to Bradley via 12 round unanimous decision.
He is a one-time unified super-lightweight world champion, and has won three world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Peterson's world title wins and defenses refer to "Lamont Peterson World Titles".
Peterson has had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career so far.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Michael Ogundo on January 7, 2023. Peterson lost the fight via 4th round TKO. It's been 8 months and 21 days since this fight.
Peterson has fought a total of 42 times till today, which includes 7 world-title fights at two weight divisions — welterweight and super-lightweight. These five fights are the highlight of his career.
December 12, 2009: In his first world-title fight, Lamont Peterson loses to Timothy Bradley via 12 round unanimous decision. He was fighting for the WBO super-lightweight title.
December 10, 2011: Peterson becomes a unified super-lightweight world champion by beating Amir Khan via 12 round split decision. He now holds the WBA (Super) and IBF super-lightweight world-champion belts.
February 22, 2013: Peterson successfully defends the IBF super-lightweight title against Kendall Holt, winning the fight via 8th round TKO.
January 25, 2014: Peterson successfully defends the IBF super-lightweight title against Dierry Jean, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
February 18, 2017: Peterson wins the WBA (Regular) welterweight title from David Avanesyan, by beating Avanesyan via 12 round unanimous decision.
Peterson has knocked out 17 of his 42 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 40.5%. Of his total 35 wins, 17 of them have been via KO (48.6%).
If you are interested in Peterson's boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.