Kelly Pavlik fielding multiple offers for comeback

Kelly Pavlik is fielding offers from multiple promoters for his potential return to the ring.

Pavlik (40-2, 34 KO's), who turned 37 on April 5, retired after outpointing Will Rosinsky in a 10-round bout on July 7, 2012. But "The Ghost" briefly considered making a comeback a year ago to fight Gennady Golovkin, but ultimately decided not to pursue the bout.

Multiple sources have informed FightNights.com that the list includes Premier Boxing Champions and Top Rank.

FightNights.com was first to report in April that PBC was looking at landing a deal with the former unified middleweight world titleholder, who is expected to box as a cruiserweight.

Pavlik held the 160-pound crown from 2007 -- when he got off the floor from a hard knockdown to eventually stop Jermain Taylor in the seventh round -- until 2010, when he was outpointed by Sergio Martinez in a bloody contest.

Pavlik made three successful defenses, scoring KO victories against Gary Lockett, Marco Antonio Rubio, and Miguel Espino. He also outpointed Taylor in a non-title rematch at 164 pounds. Pavlik also lost a one-sided decision to Bernard Hopkins in an October 2008 non-title bout at 170 pounds.

Pavlik is expected to return to California for phase two of training at some point, but is currently in Ohio hosting a combine for children.

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