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Sergey Kovalev, Blake Caparello, Bernard Hopkins, Socks, T-Shirts

(Blake Caparello, left, Sergey Kovalev, right; photo by Tim Starks) There is more than one way to interpret a t-shirt. Case in point: At a New York City happy hour Saturday for media meant to hype next weekend’s HBO showdown between light heavyweight power punching sensation Sergey Kovalev, Blake Caparello, whose promoter fancies his boxing skills to cause Kovalev problems, was...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev: I’m taking Caparello serious, not thinking about Bernard Hopkins

Last night the media got a chance to engage in a Q & A with Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) and Blake "Il Capo" Caparello (19-0-1, 6 KOs), and their respective camps, as they prepare to face-off on August 2 at Revel Casino Hotel for the WBO Light Heavyweight Championship. Below are the quotes from the call: Main Events' CEO Kathy Duva We are...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev to Bernard Hopkins: I’ll fight anytime, any place

As Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) prepares to face Blake "Il Capo" Caparello on August 2nd on HBO Boxing After Dark from Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ, there has been talk of a match between Kovalev and Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs). In a recent interview with, Hopkins called out Kovalev saying: "...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest ‘Body Issue’ Photos Feature Jamie Anderson And Bernard Hopkins

ESPN the Magazine’s annual ‘Body Issue’ will hit newstands later this week (July 11th) but they’re slowly starting to leak images to the public to get the antipation going. Our first look came when photos of Venus Williams and Tomas Berdych were released at the start of Wimbledon, then ESPN released a teaser video as they announced the full list of participants in this year’s...
Via Next Impulse Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mohammedi defeats Dudchenko, in mandatory position to fight Bernard Hopkins

In the main event of NBC Sports Fight Night last weekend, Nadjib Mohammedi (36-3, 21 KOs) stopped Anatoliy "The Gladiator" Dudchenko (18-3, 12 KOs) in the seventh round, oddly putting him in position as the IBF's mandatory challenger for titleholder Bernard Hopkins. In the early rounds between Dudchenko and Mohammedi, the French boxer came out swinging against...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins has absurd IBF mandatory of Dudchenko-Mohammedi fight winner

Bernard Hopkins must face the winner of the Dudchenko-Mohammedi fight as his next mandatory opponent to maintain his IBF title. IBF Championship Chairman, Lindsey E. Tucker, Jr. sent IBF/WBA Light Heavyweight Champion Bernard Hopkins a letter on April 21, 2014 informing Hopkins that he is required to fight the winner of the June 21st Dudchenko-Mohammedi fight. Of course, sanctioning...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins challenges Floyd Mayweather

Boxing’s ageless wonder, Bernard Hopkins, is coming off a split-decision win over Bebuit Shumenov, in which he retained his IBF light-heavyweight title and won the WBA light-heavyweight title. At 49, Hopkins is now one win away from unifying all light-heavyweight belts and becoming the undisputed champion. While doing that is his immediate goal, Hopkins took things a step further...
Via Ring Kings
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins retains light heavyweight belt

Bernard Hopkins turned his bout with Karo Murat into a brawl and retained his share of the light heavyweight championship with a unanimous decision Saturday night. Hopkins (54-6-2) battered Murat for most of the seventh, eighth and ninth rounds to help successfully defend his championship at Boardwalk Hall. The 48-year-old Hopkins extended his record as the oldest fighter to defend...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins wants to fight Floyd Mayweather

At first I laughed, then because Bernard Hopkins is such a good speaker I became intrigued. Here is what B-Hop had to say. “Floyd, his skills are so out there that he can risk going up to 160,” Hopkins said. “It isn’t the weight that is going to win the fight, it’s the skills. The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. The only guy who is going...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Hopkins to battle Murat for IBF belt

Bernard Hopkins will defend his IBF light heavyweight championship against Karo Murat next month. The fight, scheduled for July 13 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and announced Wednesday in Manhattan, will be Hopkins' first since winning the title from Tavoris Cloud in March. It will also mark the first time Murat, 29, will fight in North America. He has fought primarily in...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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