Anthony Peterson (34-1, 22 KOs) will battle Ammeth Diaz (32-11, 23 KOs) in a 10-round super lightweight bout on the Premier Boxing Champions Lara-Rodriguez undercard.
Anthony Peterson, the brother of Lamont Peterson, is coming off a first round knockout over Edgar Riovalle in August 2014. His only lost is to Brandon Rios, Peterson was down once in the fifth round and twice deducted a point in round six. He was then disqualification in the 7th round due to repeated illegal low blows. Since then he has won four fights.
Ammeth Diaz has not fought since May 2013 where he won by TKO. He has 11 loses on his record and has not been very active.
The full night of undercard action supports the Premier Boxing Champions on Spike doubleheader that features Cuban boxing sensation Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara (20-2-2, 12 KOs) taking on veteran Delvin Rodriguez (28-7-4, 16 KOs) and Russian knockout artist Artur Beterbiev (8-0, 8 KOs) facing Alexander Johnson (16-2, 7 KOs). This edition of PBC on Spike begins at 9 p.m. ET. Doors at UIC Pavilion open at 5 p.m. CT with the first fight set for 5:15 p.m. CT.