Lamont Peterson introduced his retirement after shedding to Sergey Lipinets on Sunday.
Peterson, 35, was dropped late within the 10th spherical on the MGM Nationwide Harbor after an action-packed struggle between the previous champions.
After shedding, Peterson confirmed the struggle — his 41st — could be the final of his skilled profession.
“It has been a protracted profession, however as we speak is the day and I thanks for the help all through my profession,” he informed Fox Sports activities throughout an in-ring interview. “I really like you all, I am all the time going to help this space, however I am positive it is time for me to hold it up and I simply wish to say I recognize you all, thanks a bunch. I could not exit a greater approach, at house, most important occasion and that is going to be the final time you see me within the ring. Thanks for every thing.”
Peterson (35-5-1) finishes his profession as a former WBO and IBF light-welterweight champion.
Lipinets (15-1) landed the decisive blows in direction of the top of the 10th spherical, dropping Peterson.