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Tonight on HBO, Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson will square off for the second time to settle their differences once and for all and determine the true light heavyweight champion of the world. On Friday, the weigh-ins were held for the card. Right here, find the Hopkins vs. Dawson weigh-in results. Bernard Hopkins vs. Chad Dawson Hopkins: 173.5 lbs Dawson: 174.5 lbs Seth Mitchell vs. Chazz Witherspoon Mitchell: 241.5 lbs Witherspoon: 231.5 lbs Also appearing on the card are a slew of prospects, including Shawn Porter, Mike Faragon, Lavarn Harnell, Phil Lo Greco and Julian Williams. All of the main event fighters made weight without a problem. Will Dawson prove that he's the true champion, or will Hopkins continue to defy time? Will Seth Mitchell make a statement with another explosive win? We'll see it all later tonight, thanks for checking out the Hopkins vs. Dawson results on ProBoxing-Fans.com and keep on coming back for more boxing news all day, every day.
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