Amir Khan Reinstated as the WBA Light-Welterweight Champion

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Amir Khan Reinstated as the WBA Light-Welterweight Champion
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Amir Khan has been reinstated as the World Boxing Association light-welterweight champion by the governing body following his controversial loss to Lamont Peterson, according to his promoter. The Briton lost his WBA and International Boxing Federation belts in a hotly-disputed loss to Peterson in the Washington fighter's hometown last December. Khan raised a number of grievances surrounding the result and was further vindicated when Peterson tested positive for synthetic testosterone before their scheduled May rematch.

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