Kelly Pavlik

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'''Trainers:''' [[Jack Loew]] (-2011), [[Roberto Garcia|Robert Garcia]] (2012-present)<br>
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'''Manager:''' [[Cameron Dunkin]]<br>
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'''Promoter:''' [[Top Rank Boxing]]<br>
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'''Gyms:''' Youngstown's South Side Boxing Club (-2011), Robert Garcia Boxing Gym (2012-present)
 
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==Biography==
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'''Kelly Pavlik''' grew up on Youngstown's south side, and graduated from Lowellville High School and Mahoning County Joint Vocational School in 2000. Pavlik has battled alcoholism which has threatened to end his career prematurely. He spent extended time in rehab facilities in both 2010 and 2011 and was arrested for driving under the influence on December 21, 2011.
  
== Biography ==
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==Amateur Highlights==
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*Amateur Record: 89-9
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*1998 National Junior Golden Gloves Welterweight Champion
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*1998 National Junior PAL Welterweight Champion
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*1999 U.S. National Under-19 Welterweight Champion
  
'''Kelly Pavlik,''' known as "The Ghost," grew up on Youngstown's south side and graduated from Lowellville High School and Mahoning County Joint Vocational School in 2000. After a long amateur career, he signed with [[Bob Arum|Bob Arum's]] [[Top Rank Boxing]]. He is currently managed by [[Jack Loew]] of Youngstown's South Side Boxing Gym.
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==Professional Highlights==
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*'''2000-06-16:''' In his first professional bout, Pavlik defeated [[Eric Benito Tzand]] by a [[Kelly Pavlik vs. Eric Benito Tzand|3rd Round KO]].
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*'''2001-06-08:''' Scored a 2nd Round TKO victory over [[Grady Brewer]], who would go on to win ESPN's [[The Contender (Season 2)]].
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*'''2005-10-07:''' Defeated [[Fulgencio Zuniga]] by a [[Kelly Pavlik vs. Fulgencio Zuniga|9th Round TKO]] to secure the vacant [[NABF]] Middleweight Title.
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*'''2006-07-27:''' Successfully defended his [[NABF]] Middleweight Title with a [[Kelly Pavlik vs. Bronco McKart|6th Round TKO]] over former WBO Light Middleweight Champion [[Bronco McKart]].
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*'''2007-05-19:''' Defeated highly-touted and top-ranked [[Edison Miranda]] by a [[Kelly Pavlik vs. Edison Miranda|7th Round TKO]] in a WBC Middleweight Title Eliminator.
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*'''2007-09-29:''' Defeated [[World Middleweight Champion]] [[Jermain Taylor]] by a [[Jermain Taylor vs. Kelly Pavlik (1st meeting)|7th Round TKO]] for the [[WBC]], [[WBO]], and [[Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']] Middleweight Titles. He also won the Lineal World Middleweight Championship.
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*'''2008-02-16:''' Won a [[Kelly Pavlik vs. Jermain Taylor (2nd meeting)|Unanimous Decision]] victory in his much-anticipated rematch with Taylor at a catch weight of 166 pounds.
  
== Amateur Highlights ==
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==The Ring Magazine Titles==
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*World Middleweight Title (2007-2010)
  
* 1999 U.S. National Under-19 amateur champion, 147 pounds…
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==External Link==
* 1998 National Jr. Golden Gloves amateur champion, 147 pounds…
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[http://www.teampavlik.com Official Homepage]
* 1998 National Jr. PAL amateur champion, 147 pounds
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== Professional Highlights ==
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title=[[WBC Middleweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Sergio Gabriel Martinez]]|
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years=2007 Sep 29 &ndash; 2010 Apr 17
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{{Succession box|
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title=[[WBO Middleweight Champion]]|
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years=2007 Sep 29 &ndash; 2010 Apr 17
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* '''2000-06-16''' - In his first professional bout, Pavlik defeated [[Eric Benito Tzand]] by 3rd Round TKO.
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* '''2001-06-08''' - Scored a 2nd Round TKO victory over [[Grady Brewer]], a fighter who would go on to win ESPN's Contender Season II.
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[[Category:World Middleweight Champions]]
* '''2005-10-07''' - Defeated [[Fulgencio Zuniga]] by a 9th Round TKO to secure the vacant [[NABF]] Middleweight Title.
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[[Category:American World Champions]]
* '''2006-07-27''' - Successfully defended his [[NABF]] Middleweight Title with a 6th Round TKO over former Light Middleweight Champion, [[Bronco McKart]].
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[[Category:The Ring Magazine Champions]]
* '''2007-05-19''' - Defeated highly-touted and ranked [[Edison Miranda]] by 7th Round TKO in a WBC Middleweight Title Eliminator.
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[[Category:NABF Middleweight Champions]]
 
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[[Category:Slovak American Boxers]]
 
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== External Links ==
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[http://www.teampavlik.com Official Web site]
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Latest revision as of 12:42, 4 May 2013

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Name: Kelly Pavlik
Alias: The Ghost
Birth Name: Kelly Robert Pavlik
Born: 1982-04-04
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 2½″   /   189cm
Reach: 75″   /   191cm
Boxing Record: click
Promoting Record: click

Trainers: Jack Loew (-2011), Robert Garcia (2012-present)
Manager: Cameron Dunkin
Promoter: Top Rank Boxing
Gyms: Youngstown's South Side Boxing Club (-2011), Robert Garcia Boxing Gym (2012-present)

Contents

[edit] Biography

Kelly Pavlik grew up on Youngstown's south side, and graduated from Lowellville High School and Mahoning County Joint Vocational School in 2000. Pavlik has battled alcoholism which has threatened to end his career prematurely. He spent extended time in rehab facilities in both 2010 and 2011 and was arrested for driving under the influence on December 21, 2011.

[edit] Amateur Highlights

  • Amateur Record: 89-9
  • 1998 National Junior Golden Gloves Welterweight Champion
  • 1998 National Junior PAL Welterweight Champion
  • 1999 U.S. National Under-19 Welterweight Champion

[edit] Professional Highlights

[edit] The Ring Magazine Titles

  • World Middleweight Title (2007-2010)

[edit] External Link

Official Homepage


Preceded by:
Jermain Taylor
WBC Middleweight Champion
2007 Sep 29 – 2010 Apr 17
Succeeded by:
Sergio Gabriel Martinez
Preceded by:
Jermain Taylor
WBO Middleweight Champion
2007 Sep 29 – 2010 Apr 17
Succeeded by:
Sergio Gabriel Martinez


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