This weekend, Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson will square off for the recognized light heavyweight championship of the world. The fight will be held in Atlantic City, and will be shown live on HBO. Right here, you can find a lengthy transcript of a pre-fight conference call that Hopkins and Dawson had with media members recently, to see what they have to say about the fight, the circumstances of the first match, their training camps and much more. Dive in and take a look.
How's everybody doing? I'd like to thank Gary Shaw, Golden Boy, HBO for putting on the fight. I'm just excited and I'm just happy we get to do this one more time. Hopefully this time we'll give the fans what they want to see, a real fight.
I have to tell you, that Tomasz Adamek fight, I think that was one of your best fights ever. Even though you got knocked down you came back stronger. You became focused and you kept that fight and you controlled the pace.
Hopkins has ...