Lamont Peterson successfully broke down and stopped long-time contender Kendall Holt in the 8th round of their Junior Welterweight title bout last week. It was quite an impressive showing by Peterson in what was supposed to be a very difficult fight.
Before the bout with Holt, Peterson had signed with Golden Boy in hopes of securing some bigger fights in the not so distant future. This should not be an issue given his recent performances and the quality of fighters Golden Boy has in his weight vicinity.
With this in mind, here are three likely foes for Peterson in the near future.
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Lucas Matthysse seems to be the next logical opponent for Lamont Peterson, and the fight should be relatively easy to make as both Matthysse and Peterson are aligned with Golden Boy.
Matthysse and Peterson are each also seeking big fights. At the moment, most available top Junior Welterweights and Welterweights are tied up with their own upcoming bouts...