Hopkins ‘craves’ KO versus Murat, shot at Mayweather

25
Oct

Hopkins ‘craves’ KO versus Murat, shot at Mayweather

Bernard Hopkins on Karo Murat: “I need a stoppage, definitely. I haven’t had a knockout since 2004.”

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25
Oct

Who wins Quillin-Rosado? Ask the experts

Undefeated WBO middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin is the favorite going into his title defense against Gabriel Rosado on Saturday, however Rosado’s reaction upon looking into Quillin’s eyes at Wednesday’s press conference was “I’m going to punish this dude.”

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24
Oct

Age just a number for Hopkins, a favorite to beat Murat

Karo Murat says Bernard Hopkins is slowing down, but the 48-year-old light heavyweight titleholder isn’t expected to look his age when he defends his IBF belt against the 18-years-younger challenger on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J.

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23
Oct

Who wins Hopkins-Murat? The experts weigh in

Karo Murat says he’s confident of victory over IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins, whom he considers to be too old and as evidence points to “his gray hair and his gray beard.”

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21
Oct

Hopkins doing ‘the opposite of what is expected’

A 48-year-old former street thug who was stabbed twice as a teen, Bernard Hopkins will try to continue to deny father time when he makes the first defense of his IBF light heavyweight belt against Karo Murat on Saturday.

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20
Oct

Lem’s latest: Pelullo wants Bradley, Pacquiao-Rios winner for Provodnikov

Promoter Artie Pelullo calls newl WBO 140-pound titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov “the most exciting fighter in the business.” He wants the Russian bomber to face Tim Bradley in a rematch or the winner of Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios.

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18
Oct

Murat targets old, gray Hopkins

German challenger Karo Murat says that the career of IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins will end the way that it started: with a loss in Atlantic City.

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17
Oct

Hopkins on boxing and black fighters

Bernard Hopkins argues against what he believes is a trend in boxing that “it’s a curse to be slick,” that black fighters are “not entertaining,” and “if you duck, it’s bad.”

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17
Oct

Lem’s latest: Trainer ranks Golovkin right behind Robinson, Hopkins

Trainer Abel Sanchez said Gennady Golovkin “is the best middleweight ever besides Sugar Ray Robinson and maybe Bernard Hopkins.”  

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16
Oct

Legendary Hopkins still delivers

Bernard Hopkins, 48 years old and preparing to defend his world light heavyweight title on Oct. 26, still holds media workouts that are as much boxing lectures as they are boxing clinics.

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