The Rev attended his first boxing title bout of his life at Boardwalk Hall Saturday night, witnessing greatness in the 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins losing to Sergey Kovalev in a dominating, awe-inspiring match.
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Bernard Hopkins was defeated in almost every way by Sergey "The Krusher" Kovalev, but Hopkins remains an otherworldly talent and specimen among athletes.
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Don't say that Bernard Hopkins "got old overnight". Don't say that a a fighter who turns 50 years old in just over two months "got old overnight". Don't say that a fighter who has been in the ring 66 times as a professional, over the course of 26 years -- a longer career than the age of many of his opponents -- "got...
Bernard Hopkins (55-7-2, 32 KOs) says he will think about retirement following what turned out to be the worst loss of his career. Hopkins was walloped by Sergey Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs), who united the light heavyweight division via a unanimous decision win Saturday in Atlantic City. The Russian landed nearly three times as many...Read More
ATLANTIC CITY – Sergey Kovalev couldn’t knock out Bernard Hopkins Saturday night on HBO. He was robbed of his trademark, the thing that has made him a sensation. But what he did might have been more impressive: He outboxed the ancient master.
Kovalev kept his distance perfectly. He jabbed Hopkins to his stomach. He feinted, threw combinations, and unveiled punches in the 10th...
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Tonight, live on HBO Boxing, Bernard Hopkins takes on Sergey Kovalev, and Sadam Ali takes on Luis Carlos Abregu. We'll be on hand at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ, covering the bouts and the undercard action, and offering live Hopkins vs. Kovalev results and round by round updates. Follow along with the action from...
The world’s oldest ever world champion Bernard Hopkins believes that he has no place on boxing’s pound-for-pound list -- because he's not human.
After rebranding himself as ‘The Alien’, due to his remarkable achievements and having become the oldest ever unified champion at 49 years of age, Hopkins says he doesn’t want to be put on boxing’s ‘pound-for-pound’ list...
It's the holiday season and HBO boxing is outshining Showtime boxing with fight cards that are more likely to deliver exciting fan-friendly fights.
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One of the most anticipated fights of the year, Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins vs. Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev, has the boxing world split with the fight just weeks away. Check out this round-up of media predictions for Hopkins vs. Kovalev to see where everyone stands.
(Answers compiled by Jack Obermayer)
BOB VELIN (USA Today): "Kovalev might be the hardest puncher Hopkins has faced, and...
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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – With the fight rapidly approaching, cameras follow ‘The Alien’ Bernard Hopkins and Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev. While Hopkins discusses the uniqueness of being a true champion at 49 years of age, Kovalev shares his humble beginnings and gives viewers insight to his personal life. ***** “Hopkins vs. Kovalev” is a 12-round unification bout for the IBF...