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Amir Khan-Lamont Peterson bout in D.C.

Updated: September 30, 2011, 12:05 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Unified junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan is taking the bold step of making his next defense in Washington, D.C. -- the hometown of Lamont Peterson, his opponent on Dec. 10.

"Khan-Peterson definitely will be in Washington, D.C.," Golden Boy promoter Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Thursday. "We are still looking to see which venue, but it will be in Washington."

Schaefer said that Seth Mitchell (23-0-1, 17 KOs), the top American heavyweight prospect, who is from the Washington ...

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