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

Samuel Peter Had a Bad Day; Klitschko and Dawson Win Big

Vitali Klitschko made his return to the ring after a retirement that lasted nearly four years, all the while looking like he'd never left the gym. The man who retired with the WBC heavyweight title showed his age in the form of some gray hairs and a slightly softer torso, but his precision in the ring was perfect in an … » 10/12/08 1:30pm 10/12/08 1:30pm