About the Show

The Punchline, with Kelly Pavlik and James Dominguez, is a radio podcast hosted by the former champion Kelly Pavlik, and his partner, boxing trainer James Dominguez.
Boxing is the mainstay of The Punchline, with a who’s who of guests from all aspects of the Sweet Science weighing in on fights, fighters and the boxing industry as a whole, with hard-hitting, humorous and real content.


Catch The Punchline with Kelly Pavlik and James Dominguez live on Facebook (facebook.com/PunchLineWithKPJD/) or subscribe to the YouTube channel.

About Kelly

KELLY “The GHOST” Pavlik is a Youngstown, Ohio native. During his professional boxing career from 2000-2012, ( www.boxrec.com/KellyPavlik) 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.

About James

James Dominguez is an 18 year United States Army veteran with a stellar amateur boxing career, compiling 147 wins with only seven defeats. He was a National Silver Gloves and four-time All-Army Champion.

Originally from Los Angeles, Calfornia, James moved to the boxing-rich community of Oxnard and began boxing at an early age. His boxing career ended due to injuries suffered in Iraq, which prompted him to began training fighters. In addition to boxing, James is the father of two daughters and owns a Schnauzer named Gabby. An avid music fan, James ranks his guitar skills on the same level as Eddie Van Halen and is known on social media as a meme creator extraordinaire. As co- host of the Punchline with Kelly, James is humorous, knowledgeable, and ready to go toe to toe on ANY topic their guests throw in the conversational arena.