Pac vs Floyd is not as big as it once was. I would be willing to bet it wouldn’t even sell as much as the Canelo fight. And it is just an opinion, just like when everybody says Floyd couldn’t beat Duran, the fight will never happen so why say that? Because it is an opinion. Pac vs Floyd is no longer the greatest event because Pac has looked terrible ever since fighting Mosley. He has not been the same since the Margacheato fight and he doesn’t sell like he used to. The mexican fans actually pushed the 3 and 4th Pac fights. Heck the pushed the Bradley fight also. I wouldn’t be surprised if that fight did as many sells as the Pac vs Bradley fight.Posted October 26, 2013 11:01 am
Hop = boringPosted October 25, 2013 2:10 pm
Lenin…..you said it! Hopkins needs to fight a bottle of Geritol!Posted October 25, 2013 12:38 pm
Hopkins vs. Mayweather? Ridiculous! A bigger hugfest than Vladimir Klitschko vs. Povetkin. Plus: If Mayweather boxes big Hopkins, he could fight Vladimir next at a catchweight of 200 lbs.Posted October 25, 2013 12:25 pm
Yes Adrian I think Floyd beats Martinez. So what, just like you think Pac beats everybody even though he has loses and KOs on his record. I think Floyd out points Martinez. We will not know because Floyd is not moving to 160 and Martinez can’t make 154. So it really doesn’t matter. Can’t really go by anything you say because it would never happenPosted October 25, 2013 11:59 am
“Notice over 100 comments? Bhop’s greatest strength is his knack to remain relevant.”
There aren’t over 100 comments because BHop is relevant. There are over 100 comments because people don’t want him to be relevant.Posted October 25, 2013 11:58 am
Swedish Boxing Fan
Bernard Hopkins vs. Floyd Mayweather jr – Fight of all times!!! That would be an great fight = On the paper. Bernard Hopkins is an all time great legend and have broken so many records and defeated over 16 recognised world champions over the years and numerous top contenders and if he was younger I would love to see that happen BUT becouse of his incredible age of 48 and the time taking to properly move down in weight to even make that level is almost impossible to make it right at his age. Don’t get me wrong here as Hopkins’s physic is legendary great as he have always been in top condition for all his PRO fights sence 1989 = 24 years ago and Hopkins is just great in the ring and can match any style. However his body is no longer made for fighting at top level in middleweight class and still fight great and Floyd Mayweather Jr would have all the advanteges on that weight level now as he would fit a lot better there now then Hopkins would do now. Hopkins was the undisputed middleweight king for over 11 years (1994-2005) but he have been a light heavyweight fighter sence 2006 and been a great fighter and 3-time light heavyweiht champion BUT to go back 2 weight classes now would just not work. Hopkins best opptions in his active boxing career now is to either defend his light heavyweight world title for a while or take a possible chanse at moving up a class and fight for a cruiserweight world title fight BUT moving down in weight, NOT a smart move now for his career. The only way Hopkins would have a chanse to defeat Mayweather Jr at his age would be fighting at Super middleweight level but that is not going to happen eaither as Mayweather jr would never-ever dear try that. Hopkins style and power would defeat Mayweather Jr no dopubts about it but the diffrence is hard.Posted October 25, 2013 11:12 am
Notice over 100 comments? Bhop’s greatest strength is his knack to remain relevant. Alien, Floyd…and people sucking it up. Old fart.Posted October 25, 2013 10:21 am
Jonn E. JaGozza
He may want to fight Floyd but I doubt Floyd wants to fight him .. What is going on here ? Sn’t there any one out there this guy can fight? How about James Toney ? How about Tommy HEarns ? Maybe a triliogy with Trinidad … Is this what happens when you’re old and have been in the fight game to long , you get dilusional ? How about a rematch with
johnny YOU’VE got the LOSER. I’ll take the WINNER. Floyd by NON disputed decision.Posted October 25, 2013 4:56 am
Adrian – I thaught thats the assumption that most have on Floyd vs Bradley, Garcia, Broner, Alexander which some fans deemed those fights boring cause we all know think we know the outcome. So much for upsets in boxing. Now 37yr old must fight MW to be tested, that is testiment to his greatness when at his age MW are considered his only test.Posted October 25, 2013 3:39 am
Floyd would WIN this one due to a huge SPEED advantage. You think he made the young Canelo LOOK slow well what DO you think he would DO with Hopkins???Posted October 25, 2013 3:04 am
Ok peej said mayweather would beat Martinez so we should all accept that and there is no need for floyed to fight Martinez because would beat him , peej says so…lol
All depends what year Hopkins retires as to whether he goes first ballot HOF.
It`s entirely feasible that JMM, Mosely, Pacman, Vitali (who is contesting 2015 Ukraine presidency), RJJ and hopkins for instance could retire in the same eligibility year.
Don Curry and Prince Naz are already on the ballot not getting voted in and Curry was seen as a p4p1/2 at one point.Posted October 25, 2013 1:17 am
Hoppy is an idiot if he think he can step down to Floyd. Damn, why don’t Hop fight Wlad and step up. Or Hoppy can fight Adamek or Chisora. Hopkins is a MOFO.Posted October 25, 2013 1:04 am
Check you eyes old man. Hopkins did not beat Taylor.
He couldn`t even beat Pascal the first time either.
Didn`t take Froch two goes at either of those two.Posted October 25, 2013 12:49 am
Hopkins vs Mayweather not happening. Floyd uncle and Dad wont let Floyd get his Ass kick by Hopkins.Posted October 25, 2013 12:15 am
Hopkins defended the middleweight title 20 times and should be credited with 22 successful defenses because he beat Jerman Taylor twice.. He beat 5 Light Heavyweight Champions: Glen Johnson, Antonio Tarver, Roy Jones, Jean Pascal, and Travoris Cloud. He lost a SD to a sixth LHW Champ.
Unfortunately I don’t think he’s interested in fighting Sergei Kovalev or Adonis Stevenson. I don’t think Stevenson is interested in fighting Kovalev either. Kovalev is in the same situation Golovkin is in at 160.
I am also anxious to see if Carl Frampton will fight Guillermo Rigondeaux. I don’t see why the best don’t fight the best. I mean I see why, but there should be a mechanism to force the best fights to happen.Posted October 25, 2013 12:09 am
Bill Murry had your momma is right on the moooooah !Posted October 24, 2013 11:42 pm
Ward? Give me a call when he can p1$$ clean.Posted October 24, 2013 10:56 pm
Bill Murray had your momma
Meh. Hopkins is not all that.
He presided over the weakest period ever in the middleweight division and been beaten every time he has fought someone with any speed and ability who isn`t stepping up in weight.Posted October 24, 2013 10:54 pm
Ward can’t make 160… Floyd and GGG would be great at 160 but not happening in a million years… Floyd-Martinez COULD happen.
I don’t think it will.. I think Floyd fights Garcia, Pacquiao, Bradley, Matthysse, and possibly Provodnikov to finish up.. They’ll all be good fights and go the distance. Floyd will possibly finish 50-0 and break the live gate and PPV record 2 more times.Posted October 24, 2013 10:50 pm
Ward and floyd at 160Posted October 24, 2013 10:16 pm
An old man that holds and a boxer/runner that lands one punch at a time. The fight will not sell at the gate or PPV. it would cost more to put it on than it will draw.Posted October 24, 2013 9:13 pm
Floyd wouldn’t have fought Calzaghe. That fight didn’t make any sense for him for a lot of reasons. The Jermain Taylor fight made a lot of sense for Floyd. Taylor couldn’t really box, punch, or fight very well and he was unbeaten. JT was very tentative which Floyd loves. Floyd would have looked like a master in that fight and amazed everybody.
Cory Spinks even fought a SD with Jermain Taylor… And Zab Judah knocked Spinks out with ease. I was hoping Floyd would fight Taylor.
The Martinez fight is tempting if he still wants a middleweight title. He would be giving up 15 pounds to a declining fighter who still has a lot of speed, power, elusiveness, and tricky southpaw antics. It’s pretty good timing … because somebody is going to kick Sergio’s ass soon. He’s on borrowed time.Posted October 24, 2013 8:54 pm
Know my stuff
The world does not want to see this mess, Hopkins is full of it.Posted October 24, 2013 7:07 pm
Bernard Hopkins is right.
The world is demand this fight.
The world wants to see Hopkins vs. Mayweather.
It will be an amazing all action brawl between two huge offensive fighters.
Wait a minute … I am wrong. Bernard Hopkins is an idiot. Hopkins vs. Mayweather would be a snoozefest between two defensive fighters. There is no reason to have this fight.
And, in fact, the world really does not want to see Bernard Hopkins.
Bernard could have done the world a favor and stepped in for Shane Mosely after Shane decided to bail out on the Mundine fight. Yes. The world wants to see Hopkins vs. Mundine. That is a great fight.
No wait, I am wrong. Nobody want to see Mundine or Hopkins or Mosely.
Why? They don’t knock anybody out.Posted October 24, 2013 6:50 pm
Real men drinks Hendricks Martini is the truth. Hopkins is the garbage man barnonePosted October 24, 2013 5:45 pm
Let’s not forget hop is a legend. Legend of clinches
Focker, tell Pacquaio to leave Top Rank like Cotto and we can talk !! Till then Mannys gonna fight inhouse like he has for the past 3 years..Posted October 24, 2013 5:37 pm
Hopkins is at best a B rated fighter. Anyone the clinches as much as he does. Should be deducted points or is DQd. The guy sucks sooooooo boring.Posted October 24, 2013 5:36 pm
Hopkins vs Mayweather ha ha ha what a waste of time reading this….what weight? Ha ha thats 1 of the most stupid things iv ever heard.Posted October 24, 2013 5:28 pm
Real men drink Hendriks Martini
Looking at Hopkins career, he was beaten by RJJ at MW, and only became champion after RJJ and James Toney went up in weight after better things. He basically stayed behind to clean up the trash when all the action with Benn, Eubank, RJJ etc was in the division/s above him.
The the moment someone vaguely non trash turns up in Taylor – he got beat.
Which also brings us onto the point that he skipped the SMW division, where Calzaghe waited, and when Calzaghe came up, he trounced Hopkins and turned him into a negative whining little cow.
So I mean it would be churlish not to appreciate Hopkins longevity, consistency, and ability to pick some low hanging fruit, but I don`t think he has EVER actually been better than everyone else who he realistically could have made fights with – e.g. within 10lbs of him.
He`s snaked a path by knowing he is maybe 3-4th best guy between 160lbs-175lbs, beating the vulnerable overrated fighters like Tarver/Pavlik, while losing to the better fighters like RJJ and Calzaghe, but in such a boring, negative whiny way that people prefer to forget the fights.
He has been a very very good garbageman. Hell he can have a gold watch when he retires, but a garbageman is what he is.Posted October 24, 2013 5:22 pm
hopkins wants in on any sweepstakes. as long as it keeps this old man in the game for longer.Posted October 24, 2013 4:45 pm
sugar ray has the beat.Posted October 24, 2013 4:44 pm
Know my stuff
Hopkins you should feel like a fool.Posted October 24, 2013 3:57 pm
Boxing Barlow…. Calzaghe’s style wud hav been all wrong for Mayweather. An aggressive, high volume punching, quick handed boxer, with great stamina and a granite chin. Pacquiao used to hav all these attributes – so u can understand why Floyd wasn’t keen on making the PAC fight happen. Calzaghe, a big framed 6 foot super middleweight would hav overwhelmed Mayweather and forced a stoppage for sure. Floyd is a welterweight tho to be fair!Posted October 24, 2013 3:48 pm
haahaha! this just goes to show that everybody and their mommas want in on the money mayweather sweepstakes,i don’t blame bernard one bit i would say whatever it took to try and stamp this fight .bhop is on his way out ,might as well go out with a bang right,hey if you don’t play lotto you can’t win it’s worth a shot right haha ,my man….yezzzir!Posted October 24, 2013 3:47 pm
john are you from the uk. anyway that was pure class.Posted October 24, 2013 3:35 pm
Redmond really loves the idea of Mayweather’s Johnson in his mouth. Pretty funny considering Mayweather couldn’t give a crap about him and never will.Posted October 24, 2013 3:25 pm
I never did have any time for Bernard, but now he just looks like a total fool. The sooner he retires and disappears the better for boxing.Posted October 24, 2013 3:22 pm
I’m so sick of this boring guyPosted October 24, 2013 3:14 pm
he obviously wants the payday against the smaller guy….. I love B-Hop but hes not fooling anyone here, especially so many good fighters within his weight class. Dawson already beat him….what about Stevenson, Ward, Froch, etc etc? Hopkins is smart in AND out of the ring. He knows more than anyone what his limitations are at his age.Posted October 24, 2013 3:13 pm
i know the yanks love over the top ppv. but paying to watch hopkins,now thats taking the piss.Posted October 24, 2013 3:08 pm
Floyd would beat Martinez, too much defense and he is not as mobile as he used to be. But he is still bigger than Floyd and that is the only thing that would trouble Floyd is his sizePosted October 24, 2013 2:54 pm
Bernard is the TruthPosted October 24, 2013 2:47 pm
…. “Martinez showing vulnerabilities at 38, Floyd might be tempted to go after him, but I doubt it. Martinez is much smarter, and a much better boxer, puncher, and defender.” … I meant than Jermain not FloydPosted October 24, 2013 2:38 pm
If Floyd wanted a middleweight title he would have fought Jermain Taylor right after he beat De La Hoya. Floyd thought Jermain was a very tentative puncher and super easy to hit. He thought he could outbox Taylor with ease and punch the crap out him, but his dad and uncle discouraged him. “He’s too big son. Leave that MFer alone.”
Right now, with Martinez showing vulnerabilities at 38, Floyd might be tempted to go after him, but I doubt it. Martinez is much smarter, and a much better boxer, puncher, and defender.
Floyd is good right where he’s at… Danny Garcia is next.Posted October 24, 2013 2:27 pm
dont ever mention this prick hopkins with real fighters.Posted October 24, 2013 2:18 pm
We all know B Hop is a whore for the dollar, but how could they possibly find a catch weight for this? And even if they somehow did, the styles these two otherwise great fighters bring to the ring would make for a boring ass affair. It might make a somewhat tactical battle between counterpunchers like Bradley and Marquez look like Gatti v. Ward.Posted October 24, 2013 2:15 pm
Shouldn’t Hopkins be challenging Ward?Posted October 24, 2013 2:08 pm
For entertainement, would be interesting, but the weight difference, is too much so that both fighters can be in their prime weight in this fight.
But really, this is about money, and if the fight happens, I guess money will be flowing in.Posted October 24, 2013 2:00 pm
Hey Hops! If you can make 160, why not fight 3G? That would be way more interesting than a Mayweather fight. It would put things right in a sense that 3G would get a well known legend on his resume and thus a bargaining chip if 3G wants to lock horns with Mayweather. As of right now 3G has nobody on his list that shows he should even be in the ring with Mayweather. We all know 3G is the real deal but until he beats a top guy or someone of note, the incentive for Mayweather to fight him just isn’t there.Posted October 24, 2013 1:58 pm
These pundits demanding a 50 yo man to fight this unknown b-level Russian should are a ridiculous bunch.Posted October 24, 2013 1:55 pm
Hopkins is the most overrated dirty fighter in the history of fighting.Posted October 24, 2013 1:37 pm
Don’t really see why anyone would be bothered with this? Didn’t Floyd also fight that big fat fK in the WWE?Posted October 24, 2013 1:24 pm
Bhop knows this fight is not happening and I don’t know why anyone bothered to run with his statement. Welterweight vs light heavy is absurd. Cmon now.Posted October 24, 2013 1:22 pm
Biggest Sucker in History
I’m putting my pennys in a piggy bank going to wear silk screen Hopkins / Mayweather t-shirts. i’m so excited I know I am such a fool hehe I hopefully will save enough money the whole $60 for this MEGA fight PPV. again I am a sucker and a total fool. I cant wait for 5 punches per round it will be sooooo exciting WEEEEEeeee. Another ESB brainwashed fool !Posted October 24, 2013 1:20 pm
Prat Lol !!!!!!!!!Posted October 24, 2013 1:16 pm
what a joke.Posted October 24, 2013 12:43 pm
If this fight happen it will be fix!Posted October 24, 2013 12:42 pm
This is a fight, I never want to see, it’s totally pointless, and would be a horrible fight to boot.Posted October 24, 2013 12:37 pm
Floyds next fight is against Willie Shoemaker!!Posted October 24, 2013 12:30 pm
Floyd isn’t going to fight anyone who’s five inches taller than he is.Posted October 24, 2013 12:06 pm
Hopkins doesn’t need a unification fight with Stevens. If that fight happens it will happen for the championship, those titles mean nothing if that fight happens. That is for the real championship at Light Heavy. Which is what Adonis is, the real Light Heavy Champion.Posted October 24, 2013 12:05 pm
Hopkins with all of his experience and knowledge of the fight game would never attempt to drop all of that weight at this stage of his career. Dropping to Middleweight at 48 years old after having fought at 175 for the last few years would make him an old man overnight, look at Roy Jones and Chris Byrd coming down from heavy, or Antonio Tarver from cruiser and these guys all did it when they were 10+ years younger than Hopkins.
He would be so weak that the size difference wouldn’t mean squat.
For a freak train wreck fight this would sell, and retire Hopkins for good.Posted October 24, 2013 12:00 pm
I wish BH had fought Roy when BH was offered several million in the early ’90s rather than waiting to move up in weight till after Roy shrunk down to LH and lost his strength. I’d rather Floyd fight Pac.Posted October 24, 2013 11:59 am
Let’s not kid ourselves…this fight will not happen. No way in hell. Not only that but I think this is Hopkins way of avoiding a unification fight with Stevenson. I think Hopkins should defend his belt against Murat and then retire.Posted October 24, 2013 11:58 am
Adrian – Roy Jones had moved up in weight while Hopkins chose to stay at 160lbs for nearly a decade. Roy wanted to fight Hopkins at a higher weight and Hopkins refused chosing to fight smaller guys.. Hopkins is 6’2″ tall.Posted October 24, 2013 11:55 am
If it happens, Larry Merchant has to call it and interview both afterwards!! (YEah, I know $@%& Showtime)Posted October 24, 2013 11:43 am
I am sure he will fight him, wasn’t he the mandatory at one point and decided to fight the other dude for his belt instead. I am sure it was over money but he did do that. We will see what happens after this fight. He is not making 160 no matter what he says. If he does that he will run into the same problem Jones and Tarver did when dropping down from those heavy weight weights. Though Tarver was never that good anyways.Posted October 24, 2013 11:42 am
Another way to duck Kovalev… Fight a welterweight… GTFOOH
After Bernard beats his present cherry-pick the question must be asked directly and unequivocally, “Are you going to fight Kovalev or not?”Posted October 24, 2013 11:33 am
Ward has said he does not want to fight Hopkins and I doubt Hopkins can make 160 anyways. He is just trying to make headlines and he has obviously done that. But there are many people that would pay to see that fight just like they paid to see Oscar fight Hopkins.Posted October 24, 2013 11:32 am
Boxing is turning into WWE – Bhop ( dirty hugger ) vs Mayweather ” the cherry picker ” SadPosted October 24, 2013 11:20 am
He wont fight Ward who is a few pounds south of him, but is willing to go down two weight classes to fight the smaller floyd? Now watch the haters come out in full force.hops biggest wins have come against fighters who were smaller than him. Pick on someone your own size. Why not go to cruiserweight and make history?Posted October 24, 2013 11:19 am
DMX has got the beat !
Its sad that some on here would pay a whoppoing $60 to see a Hopkins – Mayweather fight. Very sad !!!!Posted October 24, 2013 11:19 am
this fight should be on the same bill as wlad”s next fight. the ppv muppets would love it.Posted October 24, 2013 11:16 am
Eubanks gave Clalzaghe a much more difficult fight than Hopkins and Eubanks did not cheat either, Calzaghe won the fight without alot of trouble against Hopkins even with the flagrant cheating.Posted October 24, 2013 11:13 am
Dude I have said over and over Calzaghe beat Hopkins. He out worked him. But Hopkins beat up Cazlaghe and that is why he didn’t want a rematch. I never laid claim that Hopkins won that fight. It was a close fight though but Calzaghe clearly was the winner no matter how close it was. But I believe it was a split decision and Hopkins put some hurt on Calzaghe to make Calzaghe not want a rematch.Posted October 24, 2013 11:03 am
Not good to fight Hopkins because most fighters that fight Hopkins are never the same afterwards. Just look at Taylor, Dawson as some examples. Tito wasn’t the same neither. And if he fights them twice they are pretty much ruined. Yes Hopkins would be the smaller GGG.Posted October 24, 2013 11:01 am
does anybody think boxing is starting to run out of fighters.Posted October 24, 2013 11:01 am
this could be another great superfight like mayweathers last one.Posted October 24, 2013 10:58 am
Public enemy – he didn’t duck Roy johns for years .. He lost against him 90 ‘s you know …Posted October 24, 2013 10:52 am
The wana be model below blames PAC fans for asking this fight but as if Hopkins is not the one who is talking about it ! Hahahahahaha
B-Hop has accomplished more than Floyd in my humble opinion. He’s defied time and done thing no other athlete has done . Add to that 20 straight defenses of the Middleweight title against the best out there and a great reign at light HW.
B-Hop was a more complete fighter in his prime than Floyd was in his prime. B-Hop’s skills might not have been quite as refined as Floyd’s but he was ruthless and his skills were not far behind. He’s more of an old school fighter with lots of dirty tricks up his sleeve.
B-Hop would beat Floyd badly and retire him in this fantasy match-up. He’d beat every opponent of Floyd worse than Floyd did.
In my opinion this is a no-brainer but with all the Floyd nuthuggers around it’s difficult to say this without getting thrashed.Posted October 24, 2013 10:49 am
Hopkins is to good for ggg*Posted October 24, 2013 10:46 am
Hopkins actually agreed to the GGG fight but GGG camp said he is staying at 160 for a bit and isn’t thinking about moving up. Which was a good idea.”
Why was a good idea not to fight ? Because Hopkins is too good for Hopkins right?? If thats the case then you agree calzaghe did beat a great boxer like Hopkins years ago right ?or you can’t admit calzaghe was good because it hurts right?Posted October 24, 2013 10:45 am
After ESPN poll for Floyd next opponent with Pacquiao get the majority vote 0f 60%, Ring Magazine made another poll taking out Manny’s name.
Question: What fighter not named Manny Pacquiao would you like to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. face in his next fight?
Did GBP helping Floyd to duck Pacquiao?Posted October 24, 2013 10:45 am
Could they have possibly found a bigger tomato can then this unknown guy? What Cantina did they find this drunk at?Posted October 24, 2013 10:42 am
Hopkins really is the most pathetic media hungry whore of a grappler/head butter in boxing history
Hopkins has made a career of also cherry pickin and avoiding the top guys at their Peaks.. the avoided Roy Jones for years when Roy Jones was at his best. His biggest claim to fame came from beating two 154lb’ers Tito Trinidad and Oscar Delahoya.. up until those fights he was lost in the Friday Nights fight circuit avoiding top fighters at and above 160lbs even though everyone knew he was really a light Heavyweight. His fight with Echols was one of the dirtiest fights I’ve ever seen. Echols rocked Hopkins and then Hopkins Body Slams Echols.. Anytime Hopkins has fought guys closer to his true size he has made it a very ugly dirty fight aka as his Philly Style.. The guy is a douche bag former criminal. Let him fight Adonis Stevenson instead of trying to make a fight with a 147lb Mayweather..Posted October 24, 2013 10:41 am
How about fighting Pacquiao, he is smaller and one dimensional isn’t it?
This fight has 00000000 possibility of happening Nards trying to up the profile of this current bout by discussing a far out scenario like Floyd facing him..This just further illustrates the POWER of the Mayweather brand… No fighter has the respect for his skills nor financial pull that Floyd does, he took over boxing with his fists and brain now no one can see beyond him from 168-140…. Hops is never gonna share a ring with FMJ it’s retarded to discussPosted October 24, 2013 10:24 am
floydiots have spoken..lol, you have to ask your wife about that, she is not complaining.Posted October 24, 2013 10:21 am
Well stop paying attention to boxing and go somewhere else.Posted October 24, 2013 10:18 am
And you can fight for any belt as long as the fighter is putting it up and you weigh less than the weight is for that particular belt. So if you own a 147lb title or championship belt, you can put it up anytime as long as the fight is 147 or below.Posted October 24, 2013 10:17 am
why so shocked,this is what boxing has come to. a circus for idiots.Posted October 24, 2013 10:15 am
Hopkins actually agreed to the GGG fight but GGG camp said he is staying at 160 for a bit and isn’t thinking about moving up. Which was a good idea.Posted October 24, 2013 10:14 am
This just about somes up how great floyd wise, as a brand and as the most skillful fighter ever. The fact that bhop would even consider calling out his name shows that mayweather has truly beaten everyone in and around his division. People want him to fight sergio or GGG, guys who are about 2 divisions heavier than him, not to mention floyd could probably make 140 cause his walking around weight is 147 and these guys trim down to make 160. Thats like asking GGG or sergio to fight stevenson or another LHW. but no one would expect them to do that. But they expect this from floyd simply because he is damn near unbeatable and barely ever loses a round let alone a fight. The opponents that the haters are calling for floyd to fight are the BIGGEST COMPLIMENT anyone could ever pay.Posted October 24, 2013 10:14 am
Focker , they will poke your women also, because you are impotent VIAGRA CASES. That is why you all invented the drug as you lot are half men who can not get it up.Posted October 24, 2013 10:06 am
Pure nonsence…Stevenson or Kovalev should be the guys on Hopkins rader..not welterweight Mayweather.Even GGG would be a more logical fight for Hopkins,who is a more natural bigger fighter then Mayweather.Posted October 24, 2013 10:04 am
This is not a fight, its a circus act to rob floydiots of their hard earned money, they are going to sell more drugs to buy the PPV.Posted October 24, 2013 9:57 am
Fight will never happen! Bhop can no longer make 160. Floyd can no way effectively bulk up to 160. Thats the only weight i can possibly see them meeting. Also take about a really boring fight style wise!!! Fans wont buy it! Promoters would be crazy to try n book it! Just wont happen! Keep dreaming bhop! Fight stevenson or kolvalev. I both either one of those guys k.o. hops n retire him! ( hopefully )Posted October 24, 2013 9:54 am
Wow fight of the century brewing Hopkins vs Mayweather so excited ZZZZZZZZzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZPosted October 24, 2013 9:53 am
Sugar Ray Leonard took Donny La Londes Light Heavy title while making him fight 6lbs lighter
Money talks . . . . . You can make an opponent do anythingPosted October 24, 2013 9:44 am
you can’t fight for a light heavyweight belt at 158lbs, you bell end. i know you stuggle with the concept of weight classes, but really this is boxing 101.Posted October 24, 2013 9:33 am
Ridiculous. Fight Kovvalev or Stevenson .Posted October 24, 2013 9:31 am
I’ve said for a while that Floyd is so good that for him to be in competative fights he needs to move up in weight lass to middle or above to give someone a handicap head start.This fight is getting talked about seriously but I was shouting for a mayweather v calzaghe fight at middleweight just before Calzaghe retiredPosted October 24, 2013 9:28 am
This is just more BS. Hopkins is just using this to promote his fight against Murat that nobody cares about. It begs the question, “Will he get passed Murat to score the Floyd fight”, naturally generating more interest. Booooo!Posted October 24, 2013 9:19 am
GOOD matchup! Let Hopkins put his LHW title UP @ 158. Then Floyd WINS a LHW title! WOW!!!Posted October 24, 2013 9:18 am
Umm what about kovelev or Stevenson? Them guys are red hot at the moment and would be an excellent addition to his resemue. However may weather will not take this fight due to weight issues which can’t be resolved. Flloyd is too small to even make middle where hop is to big so this really is a ploy for hop to avoid the real challangePosted October 24, 2013 9:17 am
*likePosted October 24, 2013 9:13 am
Looks we all agree here. We as fans need to put a stop to this ridiculous idea. NO ONE wants to see Hopkins and Mayweather. Complete waste of time. If Hopkins is the best choice for Floyd (and clearly he is not) then Floyd should retire. I highly doubt anyone named Mayweather would even consider this anyway. I guarantee they are watching Pac to see if he can make a fight or they’re looking at Tim Bradley. Hopkins is not and should not be a consideration.Posted October 24, 2013 9:12 am
Hopkin would be too old, too slow and too weight drained to do anything. I don’t think it would be a good show at all, I would much rather watch Mayweather out box a weight drained GGG, because in that fight you still have the possiblity of Mayweather being caught with something big.
For the people saying Hopkins in avoiding these new young guns, uh he should be the guy is 48 years old and still finding a way to win against most fighters today. At 48 he needs to pick and choose his fights he has nothing left to prove. I’m 48 and can’t even go for a run anymore (knees bad from too much Basketball and both have been broken at different times in my life) or even try to be in good enough shape to compete in anything except a chess game.Posted October 24, 2013 9:10 am
If Hopkins wins at the weekend
Preferably after setting fire to himselfPosted October 24, 2013 9:09 am
Why should Hopkins fight these unknown young guns?? Make the fight with little Floyd and beat the kid up!!! “if B-Hop was ten years younger he’d kick your ass!!”Posted October 24, 2013 8:57 am
Hopkins isn’t the first …. and he wont be the last to say dumb things but, he is entitled to his opinion. That said, a fight with Floyd would be an exhibition fight and nothing more. If some say floyd shouldnt fight GGG because he’s too big and pink floyd too small…..then, fighting hopkins would be disastrous. It would have the same carnival appeal as when floyd “fought” and beat Big Show in wrestling. Anyone with a pulse knows that would be physically impossible to floyd to actually accomplish short of bringing a baseball bat. A fight with Hopkins, while good on paper, would have the attractiveness of a circus….. all smoke and mirrors and empty on substance.Posted October 24, 2013 8:53 am
MAGOMED ABDUSALAMOV very true ! Hopkins did this tactic years ago when Calzaghe wanted him 5 yrs prior. Hopkins did every turn to avoid Cal. Fight Cal when he was old so Hop fanboys can say well Hop was old.Posted October 24, 2013 8:01 am
Did anyone see that insulting comment Hopkins made about Robinson and Sugar Ray being boring ? Only a straight up loser like Hopkins would say something like that !Posted October 24, 2013 7:54 am
popkins looking for someway anyway to avoid faceing either stevenson or kovalevPosted October 24, 2013 7:41 am
Give him a sedative and put him to bedPosted October 24, 2013 7:29 am