Pavlik To Face Jaco on March 31, Max Weight of 170 Set

By Osman Rodriguez

Former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (37-2, 32KOs) has confirmed's report from last week , regarding a scheduled fight on March 31 in San Antonio, Texas. Pavlik is reportedly going to face Aaron Jaco (15-2, 5KOs) of Florida. Jaco is a light heavyweight and was advised that the agreed-upon weight will be a max of 170-pounds. This will be the first fight for Pavlik under the guidance of Robert Garcia.

Pavlik hopes to fight again in June, possibly on the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley  undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and then again in September, which could be a potential meeting with WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sdcluser on 03-07-2012

I have seen the play before. When will Pavlik withdraw from this fight?? The dude as reliable as trusting France to win a war.

Comment by Atldude6 on 03-07-2012

I have often been a Pavlik apologist on these boards but I watched video of he and Miranda today for the first time since the fight and even I'll admit that Pavlik is gone forever. With that said he still…

Comment by Scrubber on 03-07-2012

99 bottles of beer on the wall. pavlik is a shot fighter mentally and physically. liver ruined tattoed everywhere. beatings and losses coming.

Comment by Ringlife on 03-06-2012

Let's get these tune ups out of the way Kelly. I am glad he's already fighting this month.

Comment by Hougigo on 03-06-2012

a JCC jr. fight with Kelly Pavlik would be a huge boost for Pac's PPV

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