There’s some hand-wringing over in the mixed martial arts world about last weekend’s losses, which spoiled some of the UFC’s plans for some of its biggest stars. MMA friends, some unsolicited counsel, from a long-suffering boxing fan: Don’t panic, and don’t criticize the UFC for being too aggressive in its matchmaking for its stars. For one thing, a loss won’t do in a...
Boxing legend Bernard Hopkins joined The Sports Junkies in-studio to discuss his past and the current state of the sport.
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.
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.
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...
Live Hopkins vs. Kovalev Results & Round by Round Updates 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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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