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Pavlik says he might come out of retirement to fight

By Allan Fox: You knew it was probably not going to be a permanent retirement when former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 KO’s) told ESPN recently that he was hanging up the gloves to protect his heath. It didn’t take too long for Pavlik to start having second thoughts about his retirement, as […]

Pavlik hanging up the gloves

By Dan Ambrose: 30-year-old former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 KO’s) has decided to hang up his gloves after 13 years as a pro. Pavlik told ESPN that he wants to get out of the sport while he can to avoid future health problems in his 50s and 60s. It might be a […]

Arum not sure if Pavlik wants to continue his boxing career

By Chris Williams: Promoter Bob Arum isn’t sure whether former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 KO’s) will continue his once successful boxing career. Arum isn’t saying why he’s questioning Pavlik but it seems that he has doubts in him now for some reason. Arum said to boxingtalk.com “I don’t know if Kelly is […]

Kelly Pavlik vs. Lucian Bute bout a possibility

By Omar Torres: Now that Andre Ward is out of the picture with his shoulder injury which required surgery, which by the way was successful, Kelly Pavlik is left without an opponent. Pavlik doesn’t want another no name fighter or tune up fight and wants to prove to people that he is still an elite […]

Pavlik unhappy with Ward cancellation; could fight Bute next

By William Mackay: Former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 KO’s) is reportedly deeply upset with the cancellation of his scheduled fight with WBC/WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward, as he really wanted that fight and felt that he had a real chance to win and turn his career around with a big victory. […]

Bute–Pavlik discussions underway for possible fight in 2013

By Scott Gilfoid: Discussions took place earlier today between Jean Bedard of InterBox, the promoter for former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KO’s), and the management of former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 kO’s) for a fight that could take place in March next year. Bedard told RDS.ca “We are […]

Abraham interested in fighting Froch, Pavlik, Dirrell and Stieglitz in 2013

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (36-3, 28 KO’s) has big plans for 2013 with rematch coming up against former WBO 168 pound champion Robert Stieglitz on March 31st or April 26th, followed by a possible fight against former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik, according to Panarmenian.net. In addition to those fights, […]

Pavlik vs. Bute possible for March; Andre Ward not ready to fight

By Scott Gilfoid: It looks like WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (26-0, 14 KO’s) won’t be ready to face former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 KO’s) on February 23rd like they’d planned, according to Steve Kim from Maxboxing.com. So, instead of Pavlik facing Ward, he could end up fighting former IBF super […]

Andre Ward wants to fight three times in 2013

By Scott Gilfoid: The talented WBC/WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (26-0, 14 KO’s) plans on having a really busy 2013 by fighting three times in the year starting with a fight against former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik in February or March. Ward is really hoping that IBF champ Carl Froch and WBA champion […]

Missed opportunities: Pavlik should have fought Bute when the fight was offered

By Dan Ambrose: When you look at where former WBC/WBO super middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 KO’s) really blew it in terms of reviving his sagging boxing career, you have to consider his decision NOT to face IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute when the fight was offered to Pavlik in 2011. Pavlik had […]

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