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Pavlik vs Cunningham in Play For August 6th Clash

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that super middleweight contender Darryl Cunningham (23-2, 10KOs) is seriously being considered as the opponent for former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (37-2, 32KOs) on August 6th in Youngstown, Ohio. Pavlik's hometown return will be televised by Showtime. Pavlik is taking an August tuneup in preparation for a possible November fight with IBF champion Lucian Bute.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hitmanjosh on 06-30-2011

This is a guy from Detroit who has a bunch of wins against has beens and punch drunk fighters plus he's up in age with no real top notch fight expierence. Pavlik gets a KO with no effort.

Comment by freedom213 on 06-30-2011

[quote=myau1;10765627]Pavlik can fight 10 tuneup's before he fights Bute and he'd still lose. I'm surprised Pavlik and his team want the Bute fight though. He just came back and a lose to Bute is pretty much going to end his…

Comment by Thurman on 06-30-2011

[QUOTE=Spray_resistant;10765867]At 1st I thought it was USS and I was thinking wow Kelly is going to get killed, but IDK who this guy is or how good he is.[/QUOTE] Lol. Imagine Pavlik's wide open swinging against this guy. [IMG]http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSU5ZgGU525eS6CjaDunLrUlEsBEVCUe9et4as2H8nkz3OoQ3Q3[/IMG]

Comment by alembic on 06-30-2011

I was thinking Kelly's one tough SOB if this fight comes through; and then I realized it ain't the Cunningham I had in mind. :(

Comment by UL1210 on 06-29-2011

[QUOTE=Devils Advocate;10766158]I thought the same thing.[/QUOTE] that makes 3 of us

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