Bernard Hopkins Boxing News

Hopkins: Shumenov wants to make a name against me

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (April 10, 2014) – Future Hall of Famer and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins worked out in front of a throng of reporters Thursday at DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia as he winds down preparation for his Saturday, April 19, World Championship Unification against Beibut Shumenov. Hopkins, the IBF […]

Shumenov talks Hopkins fight

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.

Hopkins looking forward to beating Shumenov to get to Stevenson

By Jim Dower: IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KO’s) is hoping to get past WBA champion Beibut Shumenov (14-1, 9 KO’s) on April 19th so that he can face the winner of the May 24th fight between WBC champion Adonis Stevenson and Andrzej Fonfara to ultimately decide who the No.1 light heavyweight […]

Hopkins with good chance of beating Shumenov, Kovalev and Stevenson

By Steve Davis: IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KO’s) will be looking to capture Beibut Shumenov’s IBA and WBA light heavyweight titles in their unification bout on April 19th in their fight at the Armory, Washington, DC. Hopkins will be turning 50 on January 15th in 2015. Hopkins not only wants IBA […]

Showtime chief wants 175lb tourney to pick out unified titlist

By Dan Ambrose: Showtime vice president in charge of sports Stephen Espinoza says that his network will be having a light heavyweight tournament to get an eventual unified titlist. However, the tournament won’t have arguably the best fighter [Sergey Kovalev] in the division taking part in it due to him fighting on HBO. In other […]

Adonis Stevenson says he’s not afraid of Hopkins

By Allan Fox: In response to 49-year-old IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KO’s) making a big deal about supposedly being in his head mentally after having me met with Adonis Stevenson (23-1, 20 KO’s) on stage for a meaningless stare down, Stevenson came out today and said he’s totally unafraid of Hopkins […]

Hopkins: Shumenov is in the way of me becoming undisputed light heavyweight champion

By Allan Fox: IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 3 KO’s) has a goal of becoming the undisputed light heavyweight champion of the world, and for him to do that he’s going to need to defeat WBA champion Beibut Shumenov (14-1, 9 KO’s) on April 19th in the first part of his journey. The […]

Hopkins talks Shumenov fight

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2014) – IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins and WBA Super World Champion Beibut Shumenov held a press conference on Tuesday at The W Hotel in Washington, D.C., to formally announce their world championship unification on Saturday, April 19, live on SHOWTIME® from the DC Armory.

Hopkins-Shumenov & Quillin-Konecny on 4/19

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 […]

Bernard Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov a done deal for April 19th!

By Allan Fox: 49-year-old IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KO’s) will be taking on WBA 175 lb champion Beibut Shumenov (14-1, 9 KO’s) on April 19th at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C, according to Dan Rafael. The fight will be televised on Showtime, and WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin will be […]

Andre Ward, Rigondeaux, Hopkins, Lara, “boring”? Really?

By Yan D: Every time I read a comment about those guys being boring I can’t help but start laughing at the ignorance of the person making the comment. Don’t get me wrong I am not using ignorance meaning those people are stupid, they have a right to like other fighter better, boxing is packed […]

Bernard Hopkins aiming to be undisputed 175 lb. world champion

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. […]

Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins celebrates his 49th birthday today

By Allan Fox: IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KO’s) turns 49 today and he’s still fighting at a high level. It’s difficult to believe that a person as old as Hopkins is able to hold down one of the world titles. But more impressive than that is he’s got a […]

Bernard Hopkins wants to unifiy the 175 lb. division

By Dan Ambrose: IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KO’s) turns 49 tomorrow, and he’s hoping to fight WBA 175 lb. champion Beibut Shumenov in March or April in what Hopkins sees as the first of the 3 belts he wants to win. Hopkins wants the WBC title belonging to Adonis Stevenson and […]

Shumenov wants to unify 175 lb. title against Hopkins in 2014

LAS VEGAS (December 264, 2013) – Reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) Super and International Boxing Association (IBA) Light Heavyweight World Champion Beibut Shumenov (14-1, 9 KO’s) celebrates his fourth anniversary as world champion next month but he really didn’t arrive on the worldwide boxing scene until this past December 14th in his SHOWTIME debut. The […]

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