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RingTv image Travelin’ Man returns to Atlantic City – Part I

Travelin’ Man returns to Atlantic City – Part I

When Lee Groves was tabbed to work the CompuBox keys for the Showtime Championship Boxing card topped by Bernard Hopkins’ IBF light heavyweight title defense against Karo Murat he was thrilled. When he found out it was to be staged in Atlantic City, he was even happier because of the city’s historic place in boxing.

RingTv image RING Ratings Update: Murat falls in light heavyweight rankings

RING Ratings Update: Murat falls in light heavyweight rankings

Karo Murat, who lost a unanimous decision to IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins, dropped in the 175-pound rankings; Peter Quillin, who scored a 10th-round TKO of Gabriel Rosado, took a small step forward at middleweight; and Kell Brook, who remained unbeaten with a fourth-round stoppage of Vyacheslav Senchenko, held his place at welterweight.

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts, both pro and con (but mostly pro), on living legend Bernard Hopkins’ latest victory, heavyweight puncher Deontay Wilder’s latest KO, Peter Quillin’s controversial stoppage of game Gabriel Rosado, and British welterweight sensation Kell Brook’s future in this week’s Monday mailbag.

RingTv image Hopkins boxes and battles Murat to unanimous decision

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.

RingTv image Hopkins 172.5 pounds for lt. heavyweight bout vs. Murat, 174

Hopkins 172.5 pounds for lt. heavyweight bout vs. Murat, 174

IBF light heavyweight titleholder weighed 172.5, two and half pounds under the division limit, at Friday’s weigh-in for his defense against Karo Murat that will take place on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J. Murat weighed 174 pounds. Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado, who fight in Saturday’s co-feature, also made weight for their WBO title bout.