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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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by IconicOne86 on 04-24-2012

Wilmington, NC

Comment 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.

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