Pavlik vs Sigmon, Mike Lee, Magdaleno Card Announced
Las Vegas - Former World Middleweight Champion Kelly 'The Ghost' Pavlik will return to the ring on Friday, June 8, fighting in the main event on a Top Rank/ESPN Friday Night Fights boxing card in The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. In the co-feature, Mike Lee, the undefeated Notre Dame champion, will fight in a light heavyweight bout.
In the main event, Pavlik (38-2, 33 KOs), of Youngstown, Ohio will take on Scott Sigmon (22-3, 13 KOs), of Bedford, Virginia in a scheduled 10-round super middleweight bout. Pavlik, trained by Robert Garcia, is coming off a tremendous knockout stoppage over Aaron Jaco on March 31 in San Antonio, Texas. "I have the power to get right back where I want to get - to a title fight," Pavlik said.
Mike Lee (8-0, 5 KOs), from Chicago, IL the Notre Dame Champion and undefeated as a professional, is a very popular fighter who is currently featured in national Subway commercials. Lee trains with Ronnie Shields in Houston, Texas.
The June 8 fight card will feature eight bouts in all. The undercard includes 20-year-old fan favorite Jesse Magdaleno (8-0, 5 KOs) of Las Vegas in a six-round super bantamweight bout. Doors open at 4:30 pm, first bell is at 5 pm and the televised bouts begin at 7 pm local time. Tickets, priced at $100, $50, $25 plus applicable fees, go on sale Tuesday, April 24 and are available at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office.
Wilmington, NCComment by Shadow boxer 3 on 04-24-2012
[QUOTE=IconicOne86;12038404]I saw Sigmon at an amateur boxing tournament here in NC. He made it pretty clear 2 weeks ago he was gonna be fighting Pavlik. He didn't seem too big and im 5'11" 148 pounds.... At least the guy gets…Comment by IconicOne86 on 04-24-2012
I saw Sigmon at an amateur boxing tournament here in NC. He made it pretty clear 2 weeks ago he was gonna be fighting Pavlik. He didn't seem too big and im 5'11" 148 pounds.... At least the guy gets…Comment by The Gambler1981 on 04-24-2012
I want to see how Mike Lee is coming along, I wasn't impressed a few fights ago but I am willing to watch to see if he shows improvement. As long as a guy shows he is getting better that…Comment by Evil Abed on 04-24-2012
Excellent fight for Kelly and he gets back on ESPN. No grainy stream. Win freaking win.Post a Comment - View More User Comments (5)