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Pavlik To Work With Conte, But Garcia Report Denied

By Mike Coppinger

BoxingScene.com has been advised by manager Cameron Dunkin that former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (37-2, 32KOs) will be working with sports and nutrition guru Victor Conte, as he works his way back after a long layoff.

According to Dunkin, Pavlik will be returning in 2012 and his weight class is yet to be determined, pending an evaluation by Conte.

Conte currently works with Nonito Donaire, Zab Judah and Andre Berto, among others.

Responding to a report on ESPN.com that Robert Garcia would be training Pavlik upon his return to the ring, Garcia refuted the story, saying it was the first he had heard of it.

"I saw him earlier in the hotel and we walked by each other, he doesn't even know who I am," Garcia said to BoxngScene.com. "I know who he is, but he doesn't who I am."

Garcia, however, is open to the idea of training the former lineal middleweight king.

"I would love to train him though, he would try hard, he has a lot of potential," Garcia said. "I know he's gone through some bad moments, but he's only 28, 29, I believe. He still has time to come back and join the game."

Dunkin is confident they can make a deal for Pavlik to be trained by Garcia, leaving Jack Loew.

"I have an open thing with Robert," Dunkin said. "He trained Steven Luevano for me. He trains Mikey [Garcia] and Brandon Rios for me. He trains just about all my guys. I ask if I can bring other guys to him, and he said he's always open to it. I'm sure he'll accept it."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by adp023 on 10-24-2011

[QUOTE=drunken_master;11330099]Robert- ''i need you to throw that uppercut after the hook and keep your head moving!'' Jack-''Damn it Kelly!I need you to get in his a$$ or im gonna be cleaning driveways my whole life!"-who would you listen to?[/QUOTE] Loew's…

Comment by UglyPug on 10-23-2011

lets scrutinize your boy vanes's actions. . . dude DUCKED angulo for "more money"! and he hasn't even DONE SHYT YET! HAHAHA. . . he ducked Lara because he said Lara isn't on his level! HAHA!! Vanes is doing ****…

Comment by UglyPug on 10-23-2011

[QUOTE=sebastianb7312;11327280]I don't think u understood what I said Dumbo, the Miranda fight was great, but I'm talkin about his heart and desire now! Where is it? He's not in a position to demand more money when he was guranteed to…

Comment by sebastianb7312 on 10-23-2011

[QUOTE=uglypug;11327024]LOL says the guy who is a fan of vanes FART'o'rosyan :nonono: Guess you didn't see him beat the brakes off Miranda? (back when he was still a dangerous contender). . . Nor beat down Taylor, and engage in a…

Comment by UglyPug on 10-23-2011

[QUOTE=sebastianb7312;11326677]Nor Conte or Garcia can help this bum! What happened to havin heart, balls and the desire to win?! This guy missed out on a big payday by not fighting against Cunningham! He''s not a prize fighter anymore he shldve…

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