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Arum Hopes Pavlik Returns To The Top, Starting on 3/31

San Antonio -- Former world middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik of Youngstown, Ohio returns to the ring on a Top Rank Live! fight card in the Illusions Theater at the Alamodome on Saturday, March 31.

Pavlik, 37-2, 32 KOs, will take on Aaron Jaco, 15-2, 5 KOs, of Sarasota, Fla. in a 10 round bout.

"Kelly has been working very hard at his training camp in Oxnard, Calif., and hopefully this will be the beginning of his re-emergence into boxing at the top level," said Bob Arum of Top Rank.

"Kelly is ready. He is strong and he wants to get back into the ring to compete," said chief trainer Robert Garcia.

The Top Rank Live! telecast on the Azteca America network will feature featherweight Alejandro Lopez, 23-3, 7 KOs, of Tijuana against Russian-born Evegeny Gradovich, 12-0, 6 KOs. In the opening televised bout, super featherweight Casey Ramos, 15-0, 4 KOs, of Austin, Texas, will take on Gerardo Robles, 17-10, 9 KOs, of Kansas City.

Texas fighters are the card include unbeatens Ivan Najera, Adam Lopez plus the return of big punching Alex Saucedo of Oklahoma City.

Tickets are $100 VIP, $50, $25 plus applicable fees and may be purchased at the Alamodome box office, all Ticketmaster outlet locations, through in the internet at www.ticketmaster.com , or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000.

Top Rank is promoting in association with Jesse James Leija and Mike Battah Promotions.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Scrubber on 03-10-2012

Pavlik is finished reflexes gone body gone mind not there. family probably gone no space for any more tattoes. Alcohol has declared Pavlik their number one drunk. Bye Bye pavlik drink up a storm.

Comment by Jack Napier on 03-09-2012

Pavlik is going nowhere he might get a paper belt but he won't be a legit world champ again on top of getting exposed twice, he fell off hard out of the ring too when he fights another good fighter…

Comment by -Kev- on 03-09-2012

How ironic that the venue is called Illusions Theater and Top Rank is always trying to give the illusion that a fighter is back on top or is world class.

Comment by Hougigo on 03-09-2012

Better get JCC jr on Pac's card because he'll need it.

Comment by Mexican_Chorizo on 03-09-2012

Who cares about Pavlik? Where the f... Is Duckboa?

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