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Kelly Pavlik vs Paul Williams is Postponed Once Again

By Mark Vester

According to the Youngstown Vindicator , WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik is unable to move forward with his December 5 clash with Paul Williams. The fight was previously scheduled for October, and postponed due to a staph infection suffered by Pavlik and later rescheduled for the December date. Pavlik's trainer Jack Loew says the staph infection has not gone away as expected and his fighter is unable to close his left hand.

"He's trying," said Loew. "He's been running, he's been trying to train in the gym. He's trying to shadow box with one hand, hit the speed bag with one hand. ... I've been trying to keep it a secret but it's not going great and I'm not going to fool anybody any longer."

They are trying to reschedule the fight for January 23 but Williams' side may not accept another postponement.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bushidō on 10-22-2009

[QUOTE=FIGHTKING;6435005]wow how quick did pavlik turn into a bum![/QUOTE] That is why I changed my avatar to Pavlik. Everyone leaving him for dead but dude has a real injury

Comment by FIGHTKING on 10-22-2009

wow how quick did pavlik turn into a bum!

Comment by billionaire on 10-22-2009

kelly the moby pavlik should be banned from boxing!!! hes been pulling out of fights for the past 6 months!!!

Comment by GOD-FR33 on 10-22-2009

PAVLIK Is SCARED I THinK. THe GHosTs OF His 1st LosT sTiLL HUNT Him. He Knows THaT WILLIAMS can and probabLy wouLd BEAT Him Up and He puLLed ouT aGain. WILLIAMS SHouLd Keep THe dec. 5th d8e and FiGHT some1…

Comment by Al Haymon on 10-22-2009

[QUOTE=suckmebeautiful;6428587]i heard youre not really black..[/QUOTE] I didn't know that was a secret.

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