Pavlik looks to future in higher weight class

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

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