In the 2:28 minute mark of Round 8, Bernard Hopkins fell out of the ring after a series of punches landed coming from Joe Smith. It was a bizarre scene to end an extraordinary 28 years boxing career that began in 1988. He was stopped for the first time during the final fight of his […]
LOS ANGELES (October 24, 2016) – Former Two-Division World Champion and Future Hall of FamerBernard “The Executioner” Hopkins(55-7-2, 32 KOs) and Light Heavyweight Contender Joe Smith Jr. (22-1, 18 KOs) today hosted a Los Angeles press conference to discuss their 12-round battle set for December 17 at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. and to be […]
Good thing comes to those who wait. It was the virtue of patience, apart from his vaunted power, that carried the night for Sergey Kovalev, who now owns three alphabet belts in the light heavyweight division, after his dominant performance over Bernard Hopkins in Atlantic City. The unification bout is the main event on Saturday […]
Both men hit the scale this afternoon and there’s no problem in the first try on the scale as they came in below the light heavyweight limit. Sergey Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KO’s) came in first and registered the scale at 174.5 lbs. He’s looking cut and trim as usual. Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) came in […]
Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream After all the talks and hard work the fighters put leading into the Bernard Hopkins vs Sergey Kovalev light heavyweight unification bout, they will hit the scales today, Friday at 3 pm EST in Atlantic City, for Saturday night’s HBO main event.
Sure Boxing Hall of Famer Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins takes on Sergey Kovalev in a rare unification bout in the light heavyweight division on Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. This will be B-hop’s comeback fight on HBO. Here’s my Hopkins vs Kovalev Preview and Prediction. Hopkins (55-6-2, KO 32) is two months […]
During the media workout in Philadelphia, light heavyweight champion, Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) was oozing with confidence. He said that “you can’t worry about things can’t change”. Bernard is referring to Oscar talking about him fighting or preparing the fight against a much younger and heavy handed Sergey Kovalev without any pressure. I believe […]
It’s seldom in boxing wherein you will see a boxer fighting the student of a trainer he once fought. On November 8, the 49 year old Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) will face Sergey Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KO’s) who trained John David Jackson who once fought Hopkins. The then, nicknamed “The Executioner” executed Jackson in […]
The hard hitting light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev is expecting his first born child while preparing for the fight of his life. But he assured the fans that his focus is fixed 100 percent on Bernard Hopkins. He will face Hopkins for the light heavyweight unification bout on November 8.
The award winning American reality television series 24/7 will premiere on Saturday, October 8 for the light heavyweight unification bout between Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev.