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Kovalev Beats Hopkins, Suggesting It’s Time For Him to Retire

Posted on 9 Nov, 2014, by in Boxing

Bernard Hopkins doesn’t back down from fights, which is what cost him a brutal beating in the hands of Sergey Kovalev, becoming a Light Heavyweight champion for the WBO, IBF and WBA (super), beating the 49-year old journeyman who simply refuses to retire with a unanimous decision. More

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Hopkins Beats Shumenov – Age is Only a Number

Posted on 20 Apr, 2014, by in Boxing

Even though the scorecards told us of split decision, there was nothing close in the fight between Bernard Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov, as Hopkins unified the Light Heavyweight title in another dominant display, despite his advanced age of 49, which doesn’t seem to be slowing his appetite for the sport and titles down. More

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Bernard Hopkins Not Too Old to Beat Tavoris Cloud

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013, by in Boxing

There isn’t such a thing for too old to still be dominant in boxing, or win a title belt. Not for Bernanrd Hopkins, as B-Hop became the IBF Light Heavyweight champion, thus breaking his own record for oldest champion in the history of boxing after beating Tavoris Cloud by a unanimous decision. More

Aftermath of the Hopkins – Dawson Title Fight

Posted on 29 Apr, 2012, by in Boxing

Chad Dawson knew the 12 rounds against Bernard Hopkins were going to be tough and dirty. That’s how Hopkins fights. That’s how Hopkins has remained a Light Heavyweight champion at the age of 47. Dawson did look the bloodier of the two due to a nasty cut above his eye, but there was no doubt about the winner, the better boxer and the new WBC Light Heavyweight champion. More

Despite WBC, Hopkins – Dawson Rematch Seems Unlikely

Posted on 16 Dec, 2011, by in Boxing

The WBC has ordered a rematch between Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson for the Light Heavyweight title belt. After the farce of a fight in the first meeting back in October, it’s unlikely the fight will actually be worked out for financial reasons. More

Bernard Hopkins Won’t Retire

Posted on 18 Oct, 2011, by in Boxing

Bernard Hopkins isn’t giving up – not on the title he feels he was robbed of, not on his career, despite his injured left shoulder, despite turning 47 in three months, despite his controversial loss to Chad Dawson this Saturday, in the fight for the WBC and Ring Light Heavyweight belts. More

Dawson – Hopkins Rematch Unlikley

Posted on 17 Oct, 2011, by in Boxing

For one obvious reason, being the fact that Chad Dawson’s Saturday night win by a super controversial TKO over Bernard Hopkins, winning the WBC Light Heavyweight title, there definitely should be a rematch between the two. We, the fans, and the sports integrity itself deserves a clear cut decision. More

Aftermath of the Dawson – Hopkins Title Fight

Posted on 16 Oct, 2011, by in Boxing

Not much of a fight to talk of, with the clock showing two minutes in the second round when Chad Dawson pulled a move out of the WWE, body slamming Bernard Hopkins, dislocating the 46 year old’s shoulder and by bizarre decision winning by a TKO, ending up with the WBC and Ring Light Heavyweight title belts. More

On Bernard Hopkins Becoming the Oldest Boxing Champion Ever

Posted on 22 May, 2011, by in Boxing

At 46 years, 4 months and six days old, Bernard Hopkins became the oldest boxing champion ever, beating Jean Pascal in a highly anticipated rematch for the WBC, IBO and The Ring Light Heavyweight titles. More