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Golovkin: The best middleweight since Hagler

By Sean Jones: Middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) is fast approaching breaking Bernard Hopkins’ record for title defenses, and it seems clear already that he’s the best fighter that 160lb division has seen since Marvin Hagler. … Read

Hopkins: Canelo will KO GGG like Ward did with Kovalev

By Dan Ambrose: Bernard Hopkins of Golden Boy Promotions expects his fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) to beat IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) by a knockout just like Andre Ward stopped former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev by a stoppage in their rematch. … Read

Hopkins: Nobody is saying GGG got robbed

By Jim Dower: According to Bernard Hopkins of Golden Boy Promotions, the boxing fans don’t feel that IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) was robbed of a decision win in his fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) last Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read

Hopkins: Broner should out-slick Garcia if his mind is clear

By William Mackay: Former world champion Bernard Hopkins says Adrien “The Problem” Broner could out-box Mikey Garcia if he comes into their July 29 fight with his mind clear, and him focusing mentally on boxing. Hopkins thinks there’s a chance that Broner (33-2, 24 KOs) could have some kind of nervous breakdown inside the ring […]

Crawford faces Diaz this Saturday on HBO

By Chris Williams: WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford (30-0, 21 KOs) will be inside the ring defending his titles this Saturday night against 2008 Olympic gold medalist Felix Diaz (19-1, 8 KOs) on HBO World Championship Boxing at Madison Square Garden in New York. It’s nice to see Crawford fighting in a different […]

Hopkins guest for Francisco Vargas and Miguel Berchelt

LIVING LEGEND’S SPECIAL APPEARANCE IS FIRST SINCE HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE RING LAST MONTH LOS ANGELES (January 10, 2017) – Former two-division world champion and living legend Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins will serve as the VIP guest for the dynamic Saturday, January 28th HBO Boxing After Dark®doubleheader at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino headlined by the […]

Joe Smith Jr: The man who retired Bernard Hopkins

By Yannis Mihanos: If history teaches us something is mistakes that people do and how to do our best to avoid them. The trick to best retirement is to retire when people still need you. Look for example Floyd Mayweather Jr, he is more than a year retired and people still cannot stop thinking about […]

Joe Smith Jr’s promoter sees Adonis Stevenson as a possibility

By Jim Dower: #2 WBC Joe Smith Jr. (23-1, 19 KOs) has seen his boxing stock rise to the top overnight since his upset 8th round knockout win over the old warhorse Bernard Hopkins (55-8-2, 32 KOs) last Saturday night at the Forum in Inglewood, California. With the big victory over the 51-year-old Hopkins, Smith’s […]

Hopkins vs. Smith Jr. averages 934K viewers on HBO

By Allan Fox: Last Saturday’s fight between 51-year-old aging star Bernard Hopkins (55-8-2, 32 KOs) and #2 WBC light heavyweight contender Joe Smith Jr. (23-1, 19 KOs) brought in good viewing numbers on HBO Boxing. The fight averaged 934,000 viewers with a peak of 1,035 viewers, according to RingTV. This is excellent news for Golden […]

Richardson glad Hopkins didn’t get hurt in knockout loss

By Eric Baldwin: Bernard Hopkins’ former trainer Naazim Richardson was happy that B-Hop didn’t get hurt last Saturday night in his 8th round TKO loss to Joe Smith Jr. (23-1, 19 KOs) in their fight on HBO from the Forum in Inglewood, California. Somehow, Hopkins slide out of the ring in round 8 after taking […]

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