Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/17/14
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The shake-up of the light heavyweight division will (hopefully) finally be settled on April 28 in Atlantic City, when the ageless wonder Bernard Hopkins meets a man who many thought would once dominate the 175-pound division for years, Chad Dawson. The first bout between these two men ended in controversy, as Dawson threw Hopkins to the canvas and (faked, according to some partisans) injured Hopkins left shoulder. The referee initially ruled it a TKO2, but that was changed to a No Contest. The two fighters are ranked #1 and #3 respectively by Proboxing-fans.com. Chad Dawson (30-1, 17 KOs)6'1" tall; 76" reach; southpaw; 29 years old American Former light heavyweight world champion Credit: Damien Acevedo / AllCityBoxing Bad Chad is a well-rounded, talented boxer-puncher. He is a classic example of a fighter who isn't the best at anything, but does most things well. Dawson has good power and a crisp, two-fisted attack, but isn't a banger; he is fairly rugged, although E...
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