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Bernard Hopkins vs Sergey Kovalev Live On BoxNation

Proud new dad Sergey Kovalev isn’t in the mood for any niceties after vowing to ‘kick ass’ when he faces Bernard Hopkins this weekend. The pair clash in what is one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of the year, with both men putting their world titles on the line when they lock horns in an historic battle at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this Saturday night, live on BoxNation. [...]

The Old Man vs The Killer – The Greatest Fight in History

Around the age of 50, there are a few things expected of men. Forgoing jeans and being permanently embedded in trousers? Probably. Switching to un-pasteurised milk? Maybe. But fighting someone that is 18 years younger and also a legitimate killer? Hardly. Very few men approaching that age fight anything other than male erectile dysfunction. However, very few men are anything like Bernard Hopkins. And [...]

Hopkins vs. Kovalev Final Press Quotes

BERNARD HOPKINS, IBF & WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion "When I hear or read or get asked a question like, 'you didn't have to take this fight, you could have taken a different fight,' I think, have you paid attention to my career? "This isn't about being an athlete, a boxer or whatever it is. This is something separate. Me as a man, I've been there since 1965. I have been special [...]

Kovalev Brings Pressure and Power; Hopkins will Conduct & Inflict or Breakdown and Fail

This saturday at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, N.J., maestro Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins 55- 6-2 (32KO) will attempt to conduct a clinic highlighting his knowledge, experience, good judgement and discipline. No other boxer in history has successfully accomplished what he has. He is the consummate artist. Only weeks away from his 50th birthday, in exemplary fashion, he will climb into the ring [...]

Bernard Hopkins: Too Great for a Single Era

When 49-year old WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) faces 31-year old WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KOs) in a unification battle on Saturday, November 8 in Atlantic City, he will bring more than a pair of gloved fists. Hopkins brings almost 30 years of history with him. The continuing success of "The [...]

Hopkins-Kovalev-Ali Workout Quotes

BERNARD HOPKINS, IBF & WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion "There are so many things I've done that the world of boxing has witnessed. It's going to be difficult for the boxing people to pick one of my performances as the best. "I've done so many unpredictable things and so profoundly. Even the people who want to go against me, are afraid to go against me. They've been wrong so many times. [...]

Kovalev – Hopkins officials announced

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the officials who will work this Saturday, November 8, in the fourth title defense of the light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, from Russia, against Bernard Hopkins, from United States, to be held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States, in a Main Events [...]

The Rodney Dangerfield of Boxing: Bernard Hopkins aka Bhop

Rodney Dangerfield made the catchphrase “I don’t get no respect” famous. Bernard Hopkins must be thinking the same. This coming weekend Bhop goes up against hard hitting WBO Lt. Heavyweight Champion Sergey Kovalev, which is an intriguing matchup. Can the hard hitting Kovalev catch Bhop and make him pay or will Bhop once again figure out how to win? The predictions are pretty much 50/50. [...]

Hopkins v. Kovalev: Just How Old Is Bernard Hopkins?

Approaching his 50th birthday, Bernard Hopkins is now a full eighteen years older than Rocky Marciano was when he [Marciano] retired from boxing. As B-Hop faces yet another World Champion in Sergey Kovalev on Saturday, November 8, 2014, here is a look at some historical events and landmarks that put Hopkins’ age as a prizefighter into perspective: When Bernard Hopkins was born… - Lyndon [...]

Hopkins: I have 10 weapons to Kovalev’s one bomb

IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) respects the power that WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KOs) will be bringing to their fight this Saturday night on HBO Championship Boxing at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. However, Hopkins feels that he’s got more ways to beat Kovalev than he does. Hopkins figures that all he needs [...]

Kovalev’s trainer wants him to hit Hopkins everywhere

John David Jackson, the trainer for WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KOs), believes the best strategy for Kovalev to beat the 49-year-old IBF/WBA 175lb champion Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) in their fight on November 8th is for him to hit Hopkins everywhere – to his body, shoulders, arms and head. Jackson feels that this is the best way for Kovalev to wear the nearly [...]

Kovalev will earn $500K in his bout against Bernard Hopkins

We are just about a week away from one of the more talked about Bernard Hopkins bouts in a long time. While Hopkins (55-6-2) has already achieved more than most boxers could expect for themselves, at the age of 49 he is certainly pushing those limits of father time and human physiology. Nevertheless, the adrenaline of stepping through the ropes as well as the comfort of the cheering crowd is something [...]