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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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
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...
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...
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...