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Khan-Peterson: Mitchell or Russell Jr. in The Opener

By Rick Reeno

According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard, Schaefer, either featherweight Gary Russell Jr. (18-0, 10KOs) or heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell (22-0-1, 16KOs), will possibly open up the December 10 HBO telecast headlined by the WBA/IBF junior welterweight title fight between defending champion Amir Khan (26-1, 18KO) and mandatory challenger Lamont Peterson (29-1-1, 15KOs). The card will likely land in Peterson's hometown of Washington D.C.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 09-17-2011

Wow this is looking like it is really gonna happen..Props to Khan can't wait for this fight...

Comment by KILLA RIGHT on 09-16-2011

Hope its gary russell against someone solid maybe like a Burgos? **** I think hes ready for Gonzalez

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