Found April 19, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
Bernard Hopkins is being eerily quiet in the lead up to his rematch with Chad Dawson. There are a few things that could mean... Perhaps the future Hall of Famer and legendary controversy concoctor is focused to the point where he doesn't feel he needs to hype himself up. There is a precedent for this and incidentally, it was the last time "The Executioner" graced Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. In the lead up to his fight against then-middleweight champion and heavily-favored Kelly Pavlik in 2008, Hopkins had nary a word to say about the Youngstown youngster. He seemed to hold a curious respect for the fighter who was on the cusp of being the superstar face of boxing for Middle America to embrace. Hopkins didn't have a bad word to say about the hard-working slugger. In retrospect, knowing what actually happened in the ring back on that night in the autumn of '08, it seems like Hopkins knew the devastation he was about to unfurl upon poor Kelly's career....

Hopkins-Dawson II preview video from HBO Boxing

The rematch between Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson - or the first official fight between the pair, depending on your perspective - is coming up in just a week. Right here, you can get a nice video preview of Hopkins vs. Dawson II from HBO Boxing. It's the official promo video for the fight, coming your way on Saturday, April 28th live on HBO, from Atlantic City, NJ. Of course...

Additional tickets available for Hopkins-Dawson II

Due to demand for tickets for "Once and For All: Hopkins vs. Dawson" at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, nearly 1,300 additional tickets have opened for sale so more fans can experience the intense rivalry between Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson in person and see Seth Mitchell and Chazz Witherspoon square off in a heavyweight battle. "The response...

An Inconvenient Truth: The Myth Behind Bernard Hopkins’s Middleweight Reign

With Bernard Hopkins returning to arms next weekend, Andrew Harrison looks back at the Philadelphian’s middleweight championship reign -- a fantastic run but a record breaking one? A great bumper sticker once noted that during a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. And while Big Brother should not concern itself with murmurings of a rebellion...

Bernard Hopkins vs. Chad Dawson: 5 Keys To Victory

Chad Dawson (30-1-0 17 KOs), who many consider the best light heavyweight in boxing today, is scheduled to square off with Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2 32 KOs) in a re match of their controversial no contest fight from last October. The fight was stopped after Hopkins, 47, suffered an injured shoulder after being tossed to the [...]

Danny Garcia to be honored by city of Philadelphia next week

Joining the esteemed ranks of Philadelphia boxing champions Joe Frazier and Bernard Hopkins is the newest world champion from the City of Brotherly Love, Danny "Swift" Garcia. Garcia will be honored and recognized at a special reception with Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, co-sponsored by Councilwoman Maria Quiñones Sánchez (7th Dist.) and Councilman Curtis...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.