Travelin’ Man returns to Atlantic City – Part II

05
Nov

Travelin’ Man returns to Atlantic City – Part II

Lee Groves was on hand in Atlantic City to witness “The Alien” Bernard Hopkins add another layer to his already “otherworldly” accomplishments by decisioning Karo Murat. The Travelin’ Man provides a fascinating historical and statistical analysis of Hopkins’ latest victory and legendary career.

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30
Oct

Lem’s latest: Hopkins-Murat draws large audience

Bernard Hopkins drew a large audience for his unanimous decision victory over Karo Murat. The IBF light heavyweight title bout was televised on Showtime.

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28
Oct

Lem’s latest: Alvarez to fight thrice in 2014

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer plans to have Canelo Alvarez fight three times in 2014. Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto and middleweight champ Sergio Martinez are among the top opponent considerations for Alvarez.

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28
Oct

Could Mayweather, Ward be in Hopkins future?

IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins has some options on what he does next but he says he’s looking for a “super fight” for his next bout and would like to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. as a middleweight.

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27
Oct

Photo gallery: Hopkins vs. Murat

Action shots from Atlantic City of Bernard Hopkins UD 12 Karo Murat, Peter Quillin TKO 10 Gabriel Rosado and Deontay Wilder KO 4 Nicolai Firtha. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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27
Oct

Schaefer to meet with Alvarez, Cotto

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is looking to name an opponent for Canelo Alvarez as early as next week. Popular Puerto Rican veteran Miguel Cotto is the most lucrative option for the young Mexican star.

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27
Oct

Showtime, Golden Boy announce stacked Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 cards

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer and Showtime Executive VP Stephen Espinoza gathered the media on-hand to cover Hopkins-Murat in Atlantic City, N.J. for a surprise press conference, announcing a major reconfiguration of their boxing programming in the month of December.

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27
Oct

Hopkins boxes and battles Murat to unanimous decision

Bernard Hopkins, boxing’s oldest champion ever, had to endure a lot of rough stuff from 30-year-old challenger Karo Murat during their fight on Saturday in Atlantic City, but that spurred the 48-year-old boxing master to fight a more aggressive fight en route to retaining his IBF light heavyweight title with a wide unanimous decision.

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27
Oct

Hopkins beats Murat by unanimous decision, retains IBF 175-pound belt

Bernard Hopkins retained his IBF light heavyweight title with a one-sided unanimous decision over Karo Murat on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J. The 48-year-old Hopkins, who won by scores of 117-110 and 119-108 (twice), was often the busier boxer.

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26
Oct

Wilder KOs Firtha in fourth round

Heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder scored two knockdowns in the first round and another in the fourth and final round of Saturday’s knockout of Nicolai Firtha.

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