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"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 thrilled by that decision,' Hopkins' promoter, Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions, said. 'It's the right decision. Bernard Hopkins did not lose that fight.'" [L.A. Times]


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