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WBC and WBO middleweight champion Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik (34-1, 30 KOs) worked out today at the Southside Boxing Club in Youngstown, Ohio. Pavlik will be defending his title against mandatory challenger #1 contender Marco Antonio “Veneno” Rubio (43-4-1, 38 KOs) at the Chevrolet Centre in Youngstown this Saturday. Pavlik and two-time world champion Miguel Cotto headline Top Rank’s “Two Great Fights, One Great Night” pay-per-view where the two superstars will fight two world title fights in two different cities on the same live telecast. Cotto will fight and highly-rated contender Michael Jennings Saturday’s WBO world championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.