Taylor To Fight Pavlik

NEW YORK (AP) - Undefeated middleweight champion Jermain Taylor

will defend his title against Kelly Pavlik on September 29th in

Atlantic City.

DiBella Entertainment announced today that the fight will be

held at Boardwalk Hall,

Taylor makes his fifth defense of his two-year reign. He has

defended his title against Bernard Hopkins, Winky Wright, Kassim

Ouma and Cory Spinks since winning the crown in 2005.

The undefeated Pavlik stopped Edison Miranda in seven rounds on

the Taylor-Spinks undercard in May in Memphis.

Pavlik says fighting for the championship is QUOTE "a dream

come true."