KHAN RE­MATCH THREAT

Midweek Sport - - TV GUIDE -

AMIR KHAN faces be­ing left in the wilder­ness af­ter La­mont Peter­son in­sisted he wouldn’t be “bul­lied” into are­match.

Peter­son, 27, is a free agent af­ter snatch­ing the Bolton boxer’s IBF and WBA light-wel­ter­weight ti­tle and has been of­fered £1mil­lion for a May 19 re­match in Los An­ge­les.

And his man­ager and trainer, Barry Hunter, warned: “I’m not go­ing to let no­body bully us. I’ve got to do what’s best and right for La­mont.”

Peter­son is also weigh­ing up WBC ti­tle holder Ti­mothy Bradley, a fight that could leave Khan in the cold.

Hunter added: “La­mont said it best – a re­match has to make busi­ness sense. Bradley is out there too.”

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