Tag Archives: bernard hopkins

GGG and Canelo Take Hollywood by Storm

HOLLYWOOD, Ca.-Thousands gathered in the streets of Hollywood below the iconic circular Capitol Records building where music legends Frank Sinatra, […]

Ward vs. Kovalev: This Time, All the Pressure is on Kovalev

It was the signature fight of his career. He fought an undefeated opponent in the opponent’s home country. In spite […]

Boxing: Love, Hate, 2017 and Beyond

BOXING COGITATIONS: It seems that periodically—maybe every five years or so– I reach a point where my guilty pleasure intersects […]

Joe Smith Jr. is the 2016 TSS Breakthrough Fighter of the Year

JOE SMITH JR’S BREAKTHROUGH YEAR — At the onset of 2016, an Irish-American light heavyweight from Long Island was attracting […]

This Day in Boxing (Dec. 20): When the Russian Giant Fleeced the Real Deal

THE VALUEV-HOLYFIELD HEIST — There is a line from one of Elvis Presley’s lesser-known songs, Big Boss Man, that could […]

The Hauser Report: Bernard Hopkins, the Heavyweights, and More

THE HAUSER REPORT — HBO and Showtime rang down the curtain on their live 2016 boxing telecasts with a flurry […]

Bernard Hopkins Farewell Spoiled by Not Your Regular Joe

SMITH SPOILS B-HOP’S FINALE — INGLEWOOD, Calif. – A few years ago, when Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins was in one […]

JoJo Diaz and Jason Quigley Shine in Hopkins’ Finale at the Forum

RESULTS FROM THE HOPKINS-SMITH UNDERCARD — INGLEWOOD, Ca. – The remarkable career of Bernard Hopkins ended on a sour note […]

The Bernard Hopkins Saga is a Story for the Ages

BERNARD HOPKINS, AGELESS WONDER — They are billing it as “The Final One,” which strongly suggests that Saturday night’s HBO-televised […]

Comparing B-Hop and Roy Jones Jr.: The Tortoise and the Hare

HOPKINS AND JONES; THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE — This Saturday night, perhaps the most unique all-time great fighter in […]