By Ryan Burton
Junior middleweight contender James Kirkland (31-1, 27KOs) expects to resume his career after a judge issues a ruling on his professional status on May 13th. Kirkland advised BoxingScene.com that a judge will issue a ruling on his promotional status and other pending lawsuits on that date.
Kirkland said that he plans on immediately resuming his career after the ruling. He has been in the gym training and said that he will beready to fight after the court date. He hopes to fight one tune up fight and then get a big fight.
"Things will be clearer after May 13th. I think after one tuneup I will be ready for a big fight. I'm not dodging anyone," Kirkland tolds BoxingScene.com
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