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Hopkins vs. Murat undercard fights for this Saturday

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Oct. 21) - Before the legendary Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins defends his IBF Light Heavyweight World Championship against top contender Karo Murat on Saturday, Oct. 26, top talent from the East Coast and Puerto Rico will open the event on SHOWTIME EXTREME® and put their stellar records on the line against hungry opponents looking to make a name for themselves at Boardwalk Hall in [...]

Bernard Hopkins Interview Transcript

Bernard Hopkins: It's good to be back home in Atlantic City where my first fight was at in 1988. I've been there a few times, but to come there again at this stage is pretty exciting. It's pretty exciting in a lot of ways. This never gets old for me. That's been a love that's still there and the energy is still there because this never gets old for me. You can't do it all your life, but it never gets [...]

Karo Murat, Kalle Sauerland Interview Transcript

Bruce Binkow Good morning, everybody. I wanted to welcome you all to this call. We are obviously very excited and enthusiastic for what promises to be a fantastic card next weekend in Atlantic City, New Jersey.   Obviously we're here to talk to the participants in the main event, Bernard Hopkins and Karo Murat, but just for the record, the rest of the card for the evening will feature Peter "Kid [...]

Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins Philadelphia media workout quotes

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 17) - IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins debuted his newfound ring persona known as "The Alien" at a media workout yesterday at Joe Hand's Boxing Gym in Philadelphia as he prepares for his Oct. 26 title defense against top rated contender Karo Murat. In true Hopkins fashion, the oldest fighter to win a world title in boxing history showcased his "out of this world" [...]

Video: Bernard Hopkins Training For Karo Murat

Bernard Hopkins "40 & Up Club" Speedbag Workout. Bernard Hopkins (53-6-2 32KO) held an Open Workout before his upcoming bout with Karo Murat (25-1-1 15KO) on October 26. During his speedbag work he started a "40 & Up Club" calling on everyone over 40 to support him or get a butt kicking. http://youtu.be/cUJAsHqN0h0 Bernard Hopkins Is an ALIEN! The Alien lands on Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City [...]

Hopkins vs Murat on October 26h

Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins’ historic IBF World Light-Heavyweight title defence against Karo Murat on Saturday 26th October from the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City will be LIVE and exclusive in the UK on the Channel Of Champions BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). In an incredible 25 year career, record-breaking Hopkins is the longest reigning middleweight champion in boxing [...]

Bernard Hopkins To Face Mandatory Challenger Karo Murat In A Bout Rescheduled For October 26 At Boardwalk Hall In Atlantic City, NJ

ATLANTIC CITY (August 16, 2013) - IBF Light Heavyweight Champion Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins will become the oldest fighter in history to make his initial title defense when he faces highest rated light heavyweight challenger Karo Murat in a rescheduled championship event taking place Saturday, October 26 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. The 12-round title fight, which was postponed from [...]

Hopkins vs. Murat cancelled

BROOKLYN, (June 14, 2013) - Due to number two rated IBF Light Heavyweight Contender Karo Murat being declared ineligible to receive a visa by the United States Department of State, and his subsequent inability to enter the United States, his scheduled July 13 fight against IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York slated to air on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP [...]

Hopkins vs. Murat Showtime fight on July 13 is cancelled over visa issues?

Veteran Scribe Steve Kim of Maxboxing.com has reported via Twitter that the scheduled fight between the Legend of Longevity Bernard Hopkins and Karo Murat has been cancelled due to Murat having visa issues. Not long ago Kim, who can be followed on twitter @stevemaxboxing tweeted this “It looks like the Hopkins-Murat card on July 13th is off, from what I’m told. Murat has Visa issues”. Minutes [...]

Hopkins/Murat Quotes and Photos

BERNARD HOPKINS, IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion "I just found out a month ago, the doctor will be here before the [fight week] press conference hopefully to explain this, but I must confess that I am not human. I am an alien. No, seriously. I realize that Pluto is no longer a planet now, so I'm from Mars. I've definitely retired the 'Executioner.' You will not hear me mention the Executioner. "Now, [...]

Hopkins plans on going for Murat’s nose with jabs

48-year-old IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (53-6-2, 32 KO’s) says he’s going to go right after his opponent Karo Murat’s nose right off the bat on July 13th in their fight at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. This will be Hopkins’ first defense of his title after beating Tavoris Cloud by a 12 round unanimous decision last March to take his title. Hopkins was [...]

Bernard Hopkins To Face Mandatory Challenger Karo Murat On Saturday, July 13 At Barclays Center in Brooklyn – Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow At 10:00 a.m. ET!

BROOKLYN, (May 19, 2013) - Continuing to break his own records, IBF Light Heavyweight Champion Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins will become the oldest fighter in history to make his initial title defense when he faces number one rated IBF light heavyweight contender Karo Murat on Saturday, July 13 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The bout will mark Hopkins' second time fighting in Brooklyn's new arena [...]