Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/1/14

YOUNGSTOWN, OH - DECEMBER 19: Kelly Pavlik (R) fights against Miguel Espino during their match at the Beeghly Center on December 19, 2009 in Youngstown, Ohio. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Former middleweight boxing champion Kelly Pavlik was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he and a friend crashed two ATVs near the boxer's Ohio home. Pavlik, 29, was nabbed after a neighbor called police and reported that a lamp post on his property and a telephone pole were struck by two men riding large ATVs. The neighbor identified one of the men as Pavlik, according to the report from the Mahoning County Sheriff's Office. Pavlik acted belligerently while officers interviewed his friend, Daniel Ferreri, about the incident. The deputy said Pavlik appeared "very intoxicated," and was swearing at him and slurring his words. The boxer was placed under arrest after refusing a field sobriety test, and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, failure to control a vehicle, and failure to stop after an accident. He also refused to take a Breathalyzer test at the police station, according to police. He was released on bond earl...
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