Bernard Hopkins was scheduled to fight Tito Trinidad on Sept. 15, 2001, in New York City, putting Hopkins near ground zero when the terrorist attacks of 9-11 took place.
Marty Flynn went to Philly looking for training and became one of Bernard Hopkins’ key sparring partners. “The only white guy allowed into Champs” then became a politician.
Bernard Hopkins offered his expert analysis on yesterday’s lively weigh-in for tonight’s David Lemieux-Hassan N’Dam middleweight matchup and on the Fox Sports 2-televised fight.
From his first refereeing assignment in his home state of New Jersey in 1979 to the present, Steve Smoger has worked fight cards in 36 countries and territories, as well as 26 states in the U.S. The fan-favorite referee, who will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame this weekend, is grateful for the world-travel experience as he closes in on 1,000 bouts worked.
Despite rumors of retirement from the side of former super middleweight titlist Carl Froch, can former undisputed middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins help make one last, big fight for both of them?
In the wake of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s resounding loss to Andrzej Fonfara, Carl Froch is looking elsewhere for an opponent. Here he breaks down each potential candidate.
Lucas Matthysse, Ruslan Provodnikov and their promoters, Oscar De La Hoya and Artie Pellulo, reflected on the terrific 12-round action bout they put forth at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, during the post-fight press conference.
The final press conference in advance of the anticipated Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse showdown took place on Thursday at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York, the site of the HBO “Boxing After Dark” main event on Saturday. Both punchers promised the best performances of their careers.
Adonis Stevenson made the fifth defense of his RING/WBC light heavyweight titles with a unanimous decision over former super middleweight beltholder Sakio Bika on Saturday at Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City, Quebec. Stevenson, who won by scores of 116-110, 115-110 and 115-111, scored knockdowns in Round 6 and 9.
The legendary Bernard Hopkins explains how to tango with every boxer’s most essential dance partner: the heavy bag. Perfect Execution, the popular illustrated technical guide to boxing is back as a regular feature in the pages of THE RING magazine. That includes the May 2015 issue, which is on newsstands now.
RingTV.com’s Lee Groves was on the scene for WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev’s defense against Jean Pascal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As always, the ‘Travelin’ Man’ provides a front row seat to his unique brand of observation.
On Tuesday at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA, junior lightweight Eric Hunter will face Nicaragua’s Rene Alvarado on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes.
Deontay Wilder brought the energy to an otherwise routine press conference for his challenge of WBC heavyweight titleholder Bermane Stiverne this Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.