Name: Kelly Pavlik
Alias: The Ghost
Birth Name: Kelly Robert Pavlik
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Height: 6′ 2½″ / 189cm
Reach: 75″ / 191cm
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Promoting Record: click
Trainer: Jack Loew
Manager: Cameron Dunkin
Promoter: Top Rank Boxing
Gym: Youngstown's South Side Boxing Club
Kelly Pavlik grew up on Youngstown's south side, and graduated from Lowellville High School and Mahoning County Joint Vocational School in 2000.
- Record: 89-9
- 1998 National Junior Golden Gloves Welterweight Champion
- 1998 National Junior PAL Welterweight Champion
- 1999 U.S. National Under-19 Welterweight Champion
- 2000-06-16: In his first professional bout, Pavlik defeated Eric Benito Tzand by a 3rd Round KO.
- 2001-06-08: Scored a 2nd Round TKO victory over Grady Brewer, who would go on to win ESPN's The Contender (Season 2).
- 2005-10-07: Defeated Fulgencio Zuniga by a 9th Round TKO to secure the vacant NABF Middleweight Title.
- 2006-07-27: Successfully defended his NABF Middleweight Title with a 6th Round TKO over former WBO Light Middleweight Champion Bronco McKart.
- 2007-05-19: Defeated highly-touted and top-ranked Edison Miranda by a 7th Round TKO in a WBC Middleweight Title Eliminator.
- 2007-09-29: Defeated World Middleweight Champion Jermain Taylor by a 7th Round TKO for the WBC, WBO, and The Ring Middleweight Titles. He also won the Linear World Middleweight Championship.
- 2008-02-16: Won a Unanimous Decision victory in his much-anticipated rematch with Taylor at a catch weight of 166 pounds.
| WBC Middleweight Champion
WBO Middleweight Champion
2007 Sep 29 – 2010 Apr 17
Sergio Gabriel Martinez