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Bernard Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov media conference call transcript

Kelly Swanson This week has been jam-packed with information about the April 19 'History at the Capitol. Yesterday, we did a conference call with the undercard fighters, and now, we have our main event fighters available today to talk to the press. I'm very excited about it. Bernard Hopkins, the IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion, certainly a future first ballot Hall of Famer [...]

Sadam Ali, Marcus Browne and Zachary Ochoa in action before Hopkins vs. Shumenov tripleheader at DC Armory on Showtime Extreme®

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 7) - Some of New York City's most promising prospects are heading down the highway from the Big Apple to the nation's capital to be showcased at the DC Armory on Saturday, April 19 in undercard bouts leading up to the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader. The event is headlined by Bernard Hopkins' history-making title unification bout against Beibut Shumenov for the IBF, [...]

Bernard Hopkins: ” I want to unify the titles, that’s good for boxing”

The 49 year old boxing legend Bernard Hopkins has no plans on retiring anytime soon. He wants to unify the light heavyweight division and he plans on starting April 19th against Beibut Shumenov. Beibut is the current WBA champion and Bernard holds the IBF championship. The winner of this fight is expected to fight WBC champion Adonis Stevenson in a title unification bout. Bernard stated in the [...]

Hopkins targeting Stevenson after Shumenov fight

49-year-old IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KO’s) is in the last legacy-building portion of his career as he heads into his April 19th fight against WBA World light heavyweight champion Beibut Shumenov (14-1, 9 KO’s) at the DC Armory in Washington, DC. Hopkins wants to not only defeat the little known Shumenov to capture his WBA title, but then he plans on facing WBC [...]

Bernard Hopkins and Golden Boy Promotions Donate Funds For Completion Of Joe Frazier Statue In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (April 3, 2014) - IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins is pleased to announce that he and Golden Boy Promotions have made a significant donation to fund the completion of the previously announced Joe Frazier statue that will stand nine feet tall outside of Xfinity Live in Philadelphia's sports stadium complex (corner of Patterson and 11th Street). Hopkins, [...]

BoxNation is packing a real punch this April and May

Leading boxing channel BoxNation is packing a real punch this April and May with the fight games top names including Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao set to feature live and exclusive in a jam-packed schedule. ‘The Channel of Champions’ has pulled no punches in its attempt to line up the biggest and best names in the world of boxing, proving categorically that it is the undisputed pound-for-pound [...]

Hopkins/Shumenov jump on the “selfie” bandwagon

Fighters have fun too - even during training camp. Maybe there is not too much time for April Fools' Day pranking, but there's no reason the fighters participating in the SHOWTIME® televised portion of the highly anticipated "History at the Capitol" fight card taking place Saturday, April 19 at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. can't stop their preparations momentarily for the latest social media [...]

Hopkins-Shumenov Announce Light Heavyweight Unification Bout

By Paul “Paparazzi” Jones & Justin Jones: Washington, DC—IBF Light Heavyweight Champion Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KOs) and WBA/IBA Champ Beibut Shumenov (14-1, 9 KOs) were in the nation’s capital this afternoon to formally announce their April 19th showdown at the DC Armory (Washington, DC). Based on their remarks made at the kick-off presser for this light heavyweight unification [...]

Hopkins vs. Shumenov on April 19th on Showtime at DC Armory in Washington, D.C

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 7, 2014) - Washington, D.C. is known as a city where history is made. On Saturday, April 19, another historic event will take place in the nation's capital when IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins faces WBA World Champion Beibut Shumenov in an attempt, at 49-years-old, to become the oldest fighter in boxing history to unify world titles. The DC Armory, the site [...]

Shumenov realizes he needs to raise his game to beat Hopkins

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) WBA light heavyweight champion Beibut Shumenov (14-1, 9 KO's) realizes that he's got to be a lot better than he's ever been before if he's go escape with his WBA title in his unification match against the wily old fox IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KO's) in their fight on April 19th at the DC Armory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA. [...]

“Jean Pascal and the Light Heavyweight division” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Adonis, Sergei, Bernard, Beibut, and Jean” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!! Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 In the opening segment of the program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss this weekend’s action from Montreal Canada, as well as from Memphis, Tennessee. James and Joseph [...]

Bernard Hopkins: I want big fights in 2014

As the oldest champion in any major sport and one year shy of 50, Hopkins makes his own birthday wish, and provides some sage advice for his sport, young fighters coming up and the 40 and over crowd, a particular group of fans he enjoys fighting on for as his long and illustrious career continues. Here are those wishes on this very special birthday: Hopkins' biggest birthday wish: "My birthday [...]