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Bernard Hopkins turns a fighting 50 today

Bernard Hopkins is known by many names - "The Executioner," "The Alien" and "B-Hop" to name a few. Beginning today, he will have yet another moniker - "50-year-old." This is an important milestone in the life of the future Hall of Famer. He is celebrating a birthday that for most athletes comes long after their retirement. It is remarkable that he is not only still active, but just...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Golden Boy announce show to celebrate Bernard Hopkins’ 50th Birthday

Golden Boy Promotions will celebrate Bernard Hopkins' 50th birthday with a night of boxing on Tuesday, Jan. 20. This special installment is set to give fans something to celebrate along with the "The Alien's" landmark moment. The night of fights will air on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes live from the 2300 Arena in Bernard's hometown of Philadelphia. In the main event, Philly's own...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins To Celebrate 50th Birthday With A Bang

HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY BERNARD HOPKINS   GOLDEN BOY LIVE! CELEBRATES “THE ALIEN” WITH STELLAR FIGHT CARD FROM THE 2300 ARENA IN PHILADELPHIA ON TUESDAY, JAN. 20    FIGHT CARD TO FEATURE ERIC HUNTER VS. RENE ALVARADO   Tickets on Sale Now!    LOS ANGELES (Dec. 24) – On Tuesday, Jan. 20, Golden Boy Promotions will celebrate Bernard Hopkins’ 50th birthday with a night...
Via BadCulture
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nadjib Mohammedi signs with Main Events, looks to face Sergey Kovalev

Main Events continues to add to its stable with the signing of Nadjib Mohammedi, the 29-year old from Gardanne, Bouches-du-Rhône, France who earned the #1 position in the IBF earlier this year with his seventh round knockout of Anatoliy "The Gladiator" Dudchenko in his US debut. Mohammedi was announced as the mandatory challenger for IBF belt in July, but Bernard Hopkins instead...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins: “I hope to get punched in the face well into my 50s”

Bernard Hopkins may be 49 years-old and coming off a decisive loss to 31 year-old Sergey Kovalev, but the boxer says he has no plans to retire or hang up his gloves any time soon. “Everyone says I should call it a career,” said a defiant Hopkins, with his face still noticeably swollen nearly a week after his defeat. “But I’m on a mission. I want to prove that quote-unquote...
Via Sports Pickle
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Bernard Hopkins retire? The case for & against Hopkins hanging up the gloves

With Bernard Hopkins’ one-sided loss on Saturday night to Sergey Kovalev, the conversation amongst many almost immediately turned to his future. In a way, it was easy to feel bad for Kovalev, who probably deserved more of the spotlight following his dominant win, but it was clear that this night was always going to belong to Hopkins, win or lose. Kovalev will undoubtedly move onto...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins’ Slow Burn

Everything has its limits. A car stops running, a cigarette burns down, a love affair only goes so long. How things run out of time is maybe more important than that they inevitably will. Watching Bernard Hopkins fight in Atlantic City this past Saturday night one was seeing the slow demise of a once and in many ways still great prizefighter. In against a monster named Sergey...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Shock The World Chronicles: Bernard Hopkins Vs. Sergey Kovalev At Boardwalk Hall

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. The post Shock The World Chronicles: Bernard Hopkins Vs. Sergey Kovalev At Boardwalk Hall appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 11/11: Sergey Kovalev Vs. Bernard Hopkins Recap With Kelsey McCarson

The last time we saw an Alien crushed (or “krushed,” if you prefer) like Sergey Kovalev did to Bernard Hopkins, was that scene were Lieutenant Ellen Ripley drove her huge metal car over a Xenomorph to save all her space marine buddies. Yeah. We’re going James Cameron on this thing. This week on Queensberry Rules Radio, James Foley of Bad Left Hook and TQBR’s Patrick Connor...
Via Bloguin Best
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 11/11: Sergey Kovalev Vs. Bernard Hopkins Recap With Kelsey McCarson

The last time we saw an Alien crushed (or “krushed,” if you prefer) like Sergey Kovalev did to Bernard Hopkins, was that scene were Lieutenant Ellen Ripley drove her huge metal car over a Xenomorph to save all her space marine buddies. Yeah. We’re going James Cameron on this thing. This week on Queensberry Rules Radio, James Foley of Bad Left Hook and TQBR’s Patrick Connor...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

A defeated Bernard Hopkins still a man for the ages

Bernard Hopkins was defeated in almost every way by Sergey "The Krusher" Kovalev, but Hopkins remains an otherworldly talent and specimen among athletes. The post A Defeated Bernard Hopkins Still A Man For The Ages appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t say Bernard Hopkins got old overnight

More on Hopkins vs. Kovalev Results -- Photos & Takeaways: Don't say that Bernard Hopkins "got old overnight". Don't say that a a fighter who turns 50 years old in just over two months "got old overnight". Don't say that a fighter who has been in the ring 66 times as a professional, over the course of 26 years -- a longer career than the age of many of his opponents -- "got...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins may retire

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev Beats Up Bernard Hopkins And Outclasses Him, Too

ATLANTIC CITY – Sergey Kovalev couldn’t knock out Bernard Hopkins Saturday night on HBO. He was robbed of his trademark, the thing that has made him a sensation. But what he did might have been more impressive: He outboxed the ancient master. Kovalev kept his distance perfectly. He jabbed Hopkins to his stomach. He feinted, threw combinations, and unveiled punches in the 10th...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev Beats Up Bernard Hopkins And Outclasses Him, Too

ATLANTIC CITY – Sergey Kovalev couldn’t knock out Bernard Hopkins Saturday night on HBO. He was robbed of his trademark, the thing that has made him a sensation. But what he did might have been more impressive: He outboxed the ancient master. Kovalev kept his distance perfectly. He jabbed Hopkins to his stomach. He feinted, threw combinations, and unveiled punches in the 10th...
Via Bloguin Best
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev round by round results

Live Hopkins vs. Kovalev Results & Round by Round Updates Tonight, live on HBO Boxing, Bernard Hopkins takes on Sergey Kovalev, and Sadam Ali takes on Luis Carlos Abregu. We'll be on hand at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ, covering the bouts and the undercard action, and offering live Hopkins vs. Kovalev results and round by round updates. Follow along with the action from...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins Vs. Kovalev Running Undercard Results

ATLANTIC CITY — It might be a dying town, but AC has some life this weekend, even with the always-frigid November ocean breeze freezing those roaming the Boardwalk. The main event of the HBO broadcast is, naturally, the big attraction right now. The truly compelling bout between light heavyweights Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev is still many, many hours away. But the undercard...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins Vs. Kovalev Running Undercard Results

ATLANTIC CITY — It might be a dying town, but AC has some life this weekend, even with the always-frigid November ocean breeze freezing those roaming the Boardwalk. The main event of the HBO broadcast is, naturally, the big attraction right now. The truly compelling bout between light heavyweights Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev is still many, many hours away. But the undercard...
Via Bloguin Best
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins vs. Kovalev Weigh-In

ATLANTIC CITY, CA – Bernard Hopkins: 173.5 Sergey Kovalev: 174.5 Hopkins – Kovalev Photo Credits to Mike Gladysz/Main Events Sergey Kovalev Photo Credits to Mike Gladysz/Main Events Bernard Hopkins – Photo Credits to Mike Gladysz/Main Events Kathy Duva and Oscar De La Hoya – Photo credits to Mike Gladysz/Main Events Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream
Via BadCulture
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev weigh-in results & photos

The official weigh-ins for Saturday night's HBO Boxing doubleheader, Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev and Sadam Ali vs. Luis Carlos Abregu, were held Friday afternoon at Caesar's Palace in Atlantic City, NJ. Right here, you can check out the official Hopkins vs. Kovalev weigh-in results, with photos and videos of the action as well. Check back shortly for photos & videos Hopkins...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins vs. Kovalev Weigh-in 3PM ET

ATLANTIC, CITY, NJ – Ahead of their highly anticipated light heavyweight unification bout on Saturday, ‘The Alien’ Bernard Hopkins and Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev hit the scales. Also scheduled to weigh-in, co-feature participants Luis Carlos Abregu vs. Sadam Ali, and Vyacheslav Shabransky vs. Emil Gonzalez, 10 rounds, light heavyweights; The weigh-in begins at 3PM ET and...
Via BadCulture
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins: I have a history of handing fighters their 1st losses in devastating fashion

The world’s oldest ever world champion Bernard Hopkins believes that he has no place on boxing’s pound-for-pound list -- because he's not human. After rebranding himself as ‘The Alien’, due to his remarkable achievements and having become the oldest ever unified champion at 49 years of age, Hopkins says he doesn’t want to be put on boxing’s ‘pound-for-pound’ list...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Roundtable: Hopkins Vs. Kovalev Edition

Big fights are a special time here at The Queensberry Rules. They are an occasion for our team (a group spanning 15 time zones, four countries, three continents, and one tenuously shared language) to gather and slam our heads together until something useful oozes out. With that noble purpose in mind, we offer you our insights and analysis of this week’s fascinating light heavyweight...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Roundtable: Hopkins Vs. Kovalev Edition

Big fights are a special time here at The Queensberry Rules. They are an occasion for our team (a group spanning 15 time zones, four countries, three continents, and one tenuously shared language) to gather and slam our heads together until something useful oozes out. With that noble purpose in mind, we offer you our insights and analysis of this week’s fascinating light heavyweight...
Via Bloguin Best
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Definition Of Legacy: Bernard Hopkins Vs. Sergey Kovalev Preview And Prediction

How’s this for an odd sport: The best thing to happen to boxing in a long time is a 49-year-old man taking on one of the sport’s premier power punchers in his prime. That’s what’s happening Saturday on HBO, when the crusty, mean-spirited old alley cat named Bernard Hopkins steps into the ring with the new blood on the block, Sergey Kovalev. Unlike Hopkins’ most recent...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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