Bernard Hopkins Boxing News

Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev possible for November 8th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

By Dan Ambrose: IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) is ready for what could be the final stages of his career with him facing WBO 175 pound champion Sergey Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KO’s) followed by WBC champ Adonis Stevenson. Hopkins wants to fight Kovalev on November 8th in a fight that could […]

Kovalev willing to fight Hopkins

By Allan Fox: WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KO’s) says he’d be interested in fighting 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s), the IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion, if he’s game for the fight. Kovalev’s promoter Kathy Duva reportedly attempted to start negotiations for a fight between Kovalev and Hopkins, but with no luck. […]

Braehmer wants Bernard Hopkins in future if he gets passed Bolonti

Juergen Braehmer (43-2, 32 KOs) brings the WBA World Championship to his hometown! Schwerin, Germany will host the 35-year-old’s next title defense against even-aged challenger Roberto Bolonti (35-2, 24 KOs) on June 7. The Argentinian already provoked the defending champion in the run-up to their fight. In the following Q&A, you can read Braehmer’s verbal […]

Adonis Stevenson: “Bernard can be next”

(Photo Credit: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME) By Dan Ambrose: WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (24-1, 20 KO’s) escaped with a 12 round unanimous decision victory last night against Andrzej Fonfara (25-3, 15 KO’s) in Montreal, Canada. The performance that Stevenson put in suggested that he’s nowhere near the same class as WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey […]

Hopkins: We won’t see Mayweather-Pacquiao as long as Bob Arum is living

By Chris Williams: Bernard Hopkins of Golden Boy Promotions sees the 82-year-old promoter Bob Arum as the one standing in the way of a mega fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao from taking place. Hopkins thinks the fight between the two stars of the sport won’t take place until Arum is out of […]

Hopkins sees Maidana as dangerous opponent for Mayweather

By Dan Ambrose: Bernard Hopkins thinks Floyd Mayweather Jr (45-0, 26 KO’s) could be in for a really tough fight on Saturday night against Marcos Maidana (35-3, 31 KO’s) if he doesn’t take him seriously, and if he’s not 100% ready for this fight. Mayweather has a lot of things on his plate with his […]

Bernard Hopkins ordered to fight Dudchenko vs. Mohammedi

By Allan Fox: The International Boxing Federation has ordered 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) to defend his IBF light heavyweight title against the winner of the June 21st fight between #4 IBF Nadjib Mohammedi (34-3, 20 KO’s) and #3 IBF Anatoliy Dudchenko (19-2, 13 KO’s). Hopkins had been hoping to face WBC light heavyweight […]

The Greatest Fighter since Sugar Ray Leonard isn’t Mayweather or Pacquiao, it’s Bernard Hopkins

By Thomas Cowan: Two weeks ago, Bernard Hopkins won a decision over Beibut Shumenov to unify the IBF and WBA light heavyweight titles, at 49 years old. While Hopkins may not be the most exciting fighter in the world, he is beating top fighters young enough to be his son, and what he has achieved […]

Bernard Hopkins – Not of this world

By Daniel Hughes: When Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) was having his hand wraps removed after losing on his pro debut against Clinton Mitchell in 1988, he was back at square one. The time he had spent getting himself prepared for a life in professional boxing, through incarceration, had taught him that any boxing road […]

Hopkins still thinks Mayweather fight is possible if he beats Adonis Stevenson

By Dan Ambrose: IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) appeared on ESPN last night to talk about his future plans of trying to get a unification fight against WBC 175lb champion Adonis Stevenson (23-1, 20 KO’s) and then a big money bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Hopkins says he feels that he […]

Hopkins not worried if he doesn’t fight Kovalev

By Dan Ambrose: IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) says he would still see himself as the undisputed champion at 175 even if he never gets a chance to fight WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KO’s), who fights on Showtime’s rival HBO. Hopkins wants to fight WBC light heavyweight […]

Hopkins wants stadium fight against Mayweather

By Chris Williams: Last Saturday night 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) defeated WBA light heavyweight champion Beibut Shumenov (14-2, 9 KO’s) to win another 175lb title to go along with his IBF light heavyweight title he already has. Hopkins now his mind set on face WBC 175lb champion Adonis Stevenson later this year followed […]

Bernard Hopkins: Congratulations to an All-Time Great

By Yan D: The oldest champion ever has done it again and even now people keep finding ways to bring this living legend down. At the honorable age of 49, IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) became the oldest man to not only defend his title but to actually unify his division. […]

Hopkins vs. Shumenov ends in split decision win for “The Alien”

By Gerardo Granados: Last Saturday night at Washington, D.C., U.S.A., the now unified IBF and WBA Super World light heavyweight champion Bernard “Alien” Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KO’s) defeated a limited Beibut Shumenov (14-2, 9 KO’s) by a 12 round split decision over twelve rounds with the official score cards of 116-111 x 2 for Hopkins […]

Bernard Hopkins: The Old Warhorse

By Jay McIntyre: Saturday April 19th marked another evening where the aging Bernard “The Alien” (formerly “The Executioner”) Hopkins (55-6-2-2, 32 KO’s) defied Father Time. It marked another notch in his belt, and gave him two more championship straps (the WBA super, and IBA titles) in his quest to unify the light-heavyweight division. This unification […]

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