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Kelly Pavlik - Owner


Kelly “The GHOST” Pavlik is a Youngstown, Ohio native and the owner of Mi Gym. 


During his professional boxing career from 2000-2012, Kelly won the unified WBC, WBO, Ring Magazine and lineal middleweight titles, and made three successful title defenses. 


Kelly is known for his loyalty to his Youngstown community and his humble, low-key lifestyle. He and his wife Samantha have two children. 


Since retiring from the ring in 2012, Kelly has enjoyed power lifting, golf, perfecting his skills in the kitchen, and could probably beat Bobby Flay. 


Kelly is a strong anti-bullying advocate and now radio host of The Punchline. Kelly provides insight to boxing topics, including fighters, bouts and the boxing industry, from the point of view of a world champion. On the subjects of current events, pop culture, and entertainment, Kelly engages a wide variety of guests, displaying his knowledge and interest. 

Katelyn McFarland - Manager

Katelyn is Mi Gym's Manager. Katelyn is a mother of a little girl, who absolutely loves coming to the gym and exercising. She has her Associates Degree in Applied Business. Katelyn has been with us since the summer of 2018, and handles all of our memberships, billing, web page, Facebook page, and any and all paperwork. 

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Roy Thomas - Head Personal Trainer

Roy is the Head Personal Trainer at Mi Gym. Roy is a retired Army officer, Master fitness trainer, professional bodybuilder and college graduate. 

Roy is certified in: 

  • Personal training 

  • Spinning 

  • Step Aerobics 

  • Group Fitness 

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