Peterson vs. Khan Cancelled: 3 Fights Amir Khan Needs to Get to Floyd Mayweather

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Peterson vs. Khan Cancelled: 3 Fights Amir Khan Needs to Get to Floyd Mayweather
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Amir Khan

Lamont Peterson vs. Amir Khan is officially cancelled due to Peterson (29-1-1, 15 KO) testing positive for testosterone. Khan needs a new opponent—how about a new weight class too?

Khan (26-2, 18 KO) has called out Floyd Mayweather (43-0, 26 KO) for quite some time, but Khan has yet to make the necessary move from junior welterweight to welterweight.

Now that his loss against Peterson has come under suspicion and their rematch cancelled, Khan has a chance to move directly to welterweight.

Here are three opponents who can assist Khan in his goal of earning a shot against Mayweather.

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