Better Dirty Than Humbled: The Lights Go Down On The Bernard Hopkins…

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—For years, Bernard Hopkins has entered the ring for each of his fights wearing a black balaclava, only his eyes visible, arms crossed overhead in an "X" to signify his nickname, "The Executioner." Outside the ring, he's a chatty bald man with a flattened nose and kindly eyes, now given, at his advanced… » 4/30/12 11:24am 4/30/12 11:24am

Bernard Hopkins Is Pleased He Has His WBC Championship Belt Back

"The World Boxing Council on Thursday ruled Chad Dawson did not defeat light-heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins by technical knockout, as officials working the Saturday fight at Staples Center ruled. Instead, the WBC ruled the outcome was a technical draw, allowing Hopkins, 46, to keep his belt. 'I'm obviously… » 10/20/11 10:30pm 10/20/11 10:30pm

This 36-Second Lady Fight Should Suffice For Those Unwilling To Pay…

This here fracas is titled "GIRLS FIGHT TILL THE FINISH!!!!!!!!" but unless "TILL THE FINISH!!!!!!!!" means "until one decides it's time to sashay back inside," this really doesn't make the first lick of sense. Same way I feel about paying $59.95 when I can just watch Bernard Hopkins beat Chad Dawson next week fa free. » 10/15/11 7:15pm 10/15/11 7:15pm

They're Making A Full-Body Wax Casting Of Bernard Hopkins For Display…

Hot off the presses from Bernard Hopkins's press folks and the good people from Ripley's Believe It Or Not is word that the boxer has committed to a two-day appearance in the F/X department at Ripley's world headquarters in Orlando. There, on Monday and Tuesday, he will "begin the tedious task of having a full body wax … » 7/14/11 9:45pm 7/14/11 9:45pm

Bernard Hopkins Finally Explains His Loathing For Donovan McNabb And…

You might recall that before he became the oldest boxing champ in history last weekend, Bernard Hopkins had some choice words for Donovan McNabb, who never had much truck with the boxer, aside from neglecting to shake his hand when Hopkins visited the Eagles training center in 2004. Never one to let go of a grudge… » 5/25/11 12:05pm 5/25/11 12:05pm

Bernard Hopkins Promotes Upcoming Fight By Calling Donovan McNabb A…

Not long ago, HBO aired a promo for Bernard Hopkins vs. Jean Pascal in which the brassy tongued Hopkins verbally mauled his Haitian opponent. Unfortunately, HBO wasn't present when Hopkins lost his mind yesterday and voiced some astounding opinions about Donovan McNabb. Good thing Hopkins voiced them in front of… » 5/11/11 3:00pm 5/11/11 3:00pm

Spanking Young Deers: Bernard Hopkins Still The Undisputed Champion Of …

HBO is on to a pretty great idea here. Take two fighters — one of them a curmudgeonly ex-con in a periwinkle sweater vest — have them sit backward in chairs like The Fonz, and let them go at it with only skinny suited Max Kellerman to intervene should the sparring proceed from verbal to fistic. Bernard Hopkins might… » 5/05/11 12:40pm 5/05/11 12:40pm

Bernard Hopkins Reminds You To Have Your Pit Bulls Spayed Or Neutered

Everlasting boxer Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins and fellow Philly pugilist Mike Jones will lend their mugs to a non-profit's campaign urging the people of Camden, NJ to get their pit bulls fixed. For context, Camden is often voted the nation's most dangerous city, and one that laid off 83 cops earlier this year. » 3/19/11 3:00pm 3/19/11 3:00pm

Bernard Hopkins Wins, Loses And Draws In The Same Night

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 12/19/10 9:15am 12/19/10 9:15am