Anthony Peterson (37-1, 24KOs) won a unanimous decision over Samuel Kotey Neequaye (22-2, 15KOs). The two combatants went toe to toe for ten rounds. Peterson would land the more forceful punches. Neequaye could not keep the busier Peterson off of him. The lightweight competition was awarded to Peterson with the scores 100-90, 97-93, and 96-94.
“I’m happy to be back. It felt good to get touched and get some work in. I haven’t gone 10 rounds since March of 2014.” – Anthony Peterson
“A fighter is lying if he says he wants rounds. Fighters want the knockout, but I’m not complaining about getting the work in.” – Anthony Peterson
“He was a little more awkward than I thought he was going to be. He was tough. He threw some wide shots.” – Anthony Peterson