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Bernard Hopkins honored by Philly mayor Jim Kenney, plus workout photos ahead of final bout

Living legend and former two-division world champion Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (55-7 2, 32 KOs) was recognized by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney with an honorary ceremonial Liberty Bell to commemorate his final career fight against Joe Smith, Jr. set for Saturday, December 17 at The Forum in Los Angeles. The bout will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago

Bernard Hopkins to fight Joe Smith Dec. 17 in final fight

The curtain is about to come down on the fabled fighting career of boxing legend Bernard Hopkins, but not before one last hurrah. Golden Boy promoter Oscar De La Hoya told Dan Rafael of ESPN on Monday that the 51-year-old Hopkins (55-7-2, 32 KOs) will fight 27-year-old Joe Smith (22-1, 18 KOs) on Dec. 17 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., in his final career bout. Hopkins, a former...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Shock The World Chronicles: Bernard Hopkins Vs. Sergey Kovalev At Boardwalk Hall

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. The post Shock The World Chronicles: Bernard Hopkins Vs. Sergey Kovalev At Boardwalk Hall appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

A defeated Bernard Hopkins still a man for the ages

Bernard Hopkins was defeated in almost every way by Sergey "The Krusher" Kovalev, but Hopkins remains an otherworldly talent and specimen among athletes. The post A Defeated Bernard Hopkins Still A Man For The Ages appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins may retire

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 punches as Hopkins, who was overmatched from start...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Who has the better boxing lineup, HBO or Showtime?

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. The post What To Watch: Who Has The Better Boxing Lineup, HBO Or Showtime? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Bernard Hopkins & Sergey Kovalev highlight reels

Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev could hardly be more different in terms of their fighting styles. Right here, you'll have a chance to check out the best moments from each of those diverse styles, with a collection of Hopkins and Kovalev video highlights from HBO Boxing. HBO presents the Greatest Hits of Bernard Hopkins, and the Greatest Hits of Sergey Kovalev, and you can watch...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev predictions roundup

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

24/7 Hopkins vs. Kovalev, Full Episode

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...
Via BadCulture
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev press conference photos & quotes

Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins and Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev held a press conference in New York City and a media roundtable in Philadelphia Tuesday to officially announce their light heavyweight unification bout on Saturday, Nov. 8 taking place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City live on HBO. Check out all the photos and quotes from the official opening Hopkins vs. Kovalev press conference...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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