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Chad Dawson: The KO Will Present Itself in the 5th or 6th!

By Ryan Burton

Former light heavyweight champion "Bad" Chad Dawson made an appearance on a recent edition of BoxingScene's official audio show, The Boxing Lab. The 29-year-old told us that he is anxious to get back in the ring with Bernard Hopkins  and hopes that Hopkins will fight in a fan friendly manner.

"If Bernard comes to fight and not slither around and buy time then it will be an exciting fight," stated Dawson. "I am going to put the pressure on him like we did in the first fight. People didn't give me credit for bringing the fight to him. Hopefully after this fight they will."

The Connecticut native told The Boxing Lab that he never looks for the knockout but that he has a feeling that he will get the opportunity to be the first man to stop Hopkins.

"Its not my style to look for a knockout but I think it will present itself. I think somewhere around the 5th or 6th round if things go as planned," Dawson revealed. 

18 years of age separate Dawson and the WBC light heavyweight champion Hopkins. Dawson said that he will use his speed and athleticism to dictate the pace of the fight and said that his youth will also play a major role in the fight's outcome.

"He's a 47-year-old man. If you watch the Pascal fights he (Pascal) had him hurt a few times. He has 47-year-old legs. Its all about me using my youth, hand speed and power and that's what we are working on," Dawson concluded.

Send questions or comments to [email protected] Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to The Boxing Lab, Boxingscene's official audio on Tuesdays. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cupocity303 on 04-26-2012

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;12045854]My gut is telling me Chad wins by stoppage. I'm down with BHOp and pulling for him. But I think Chad steps up huge.[/QUOTE] [SIZE="3"] He couldn't KO guys who were right there waiting to get hit, how is…

Comment by S H A R K B O Y on 04-26-2012

Hopkins is like a fine wine, but he's been left out too long and lost his value. Dawsons about to send him to the retirement home.

Comment by SplitSecond on 04-26-2012

hopkins has invoked the paradigm shift, or atleast unveiled the badness, that is, "bad" chad dawson

Comment by bojangles1987 on 04-26-2012

[QUOTE=SpeedKillz;12046504]you didnt fix it, you just added something to it. just cause he knows how to make his opponents look and feel awful, and not get caught, no reason to dis the man. bhop is one of a kind...[/QUOTE] He's…

Comment by Bhopreign on 04-26-2012

[QUOTE=MrClutch85;12045887]Dawson is trying to self motivate himself by doing all this talking B-Hop has been relatively quiet leading into the fight that tells me he's super motivated due to what happened in the first fight and wants to prove to…

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