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Khan-Peterson Likely For December 10, Says Schaefer

By Rick Reeno

Richard, Schaefer, CEO for Golden Boy Promotions, has advised BoxingScene.com that Amir Khan's next opponent is likely going to be his IBF mandatory, Lamont Peterson. The fight is going to take place on December 10, with Las Vegas being the frontrunner to host.

Khan (26-1, 18KOs) had previously been slated to face Peterson (29-1-1, 15KOs) in April, but the two sides were unable to reach a financial agreement and Peterson was later replaced by Paul McCloskey, who lost a six round technical decision.  According to Schaefer, the two sides have yet to reach a financial understanding and the fight is likely going to head to a purse bid.

"The next opponent for Khan is likely going to be his mandatory, Lamont Peterson, but it might also go to a purse bid," Schaefer told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Froghead99 on 09-07-2011

Yes, Bradley, Morales, JMM, and Matts all are ducking Khan. But, Peterson is number 3 JW, so he is a good choice. Matts would be a good choice too, but I doubt he wants to get his ass kicked right…

Comment by lfc19titles on 09-07-2011

[QUOTE=Ray Dollars;11096360]I'm disappointed if this really is Khan's last at 140. Give us Bradley and let's unify this sh[I]i[/I]t.[/QUOTE] Bradley does not want any of khan Hopefully Bradley finds his balls at 147 and fights Khan down the line

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 09-07-2011

Romebyko just ejaculated.

Comment by Money_May on 09-07-2011

Oh and I'm with Rome power and big punchers are not the be all and end all. They get seriously over rated by boxing fans.

Comment by Drunk Punch on 09-07-2011

I'm disappointed if this really is Khan's last at 140. Give us Bradley and let's unify this sh[I]i[/I]t.

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