Jermain Taylor vs Kelly Pavlik
Jermain Taylor will make the fifth defense of his two-year title reign when he faces number 1 contender (WBC, WBO) Kelly Pavlik on Saturday night, September 29, at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Taylor has successfully defended his middleweight crown against legendary Bernard Hopkins, Winky Wright, Kassim Ouma, and Cory Spinks since first taking the title from Hopkins in 2005. HBO Sports World Championship Boxing will televise the world championship bout live at 10:15 p.m. ET/ 7:15 p.m. PT.
Tickets, priced at $400, $300, $200, $100 and $50, will go on sale on Wednesday, July 25th and can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall box office, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-736-1420 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com.