After struggling mightily to meet the 160-pound limit over the past year, Kelly Pavlik knew he could no longer be the best middleweight in the world.
And that meant it was time for a change.
“Could I make 160 again? Yeah, I could,” said Pavlik, who lost his titles by unanimous decision to Sergio Martinez on April 17. “Would I be healthy? No. Would I look better than I did [against Martinez]? No.
“Even if I had won the fight, it got to the point where I had to make some decisions.”
Read the story in Thursday’s Vindicator and Vindy.com.