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Hopkins and Andre Ward Agree - We Are NEVER Fighting!

By Bill Emes

BoxingScene.com was backstage at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, when WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32KOs) approached Andre Ward (25-0, 13KOs), the WBC/WBA king at super middleweight, to congratulate him for his Saturday's dominating performance against Carl Froch. Hopkins and Ward, who have a lot of respect for each other, were in agreement that the two of them were never going to fight each other in the ring.

Ward: I appreciate you coming. They said David Haye was coming for him, and I said Bhop was coming for me.

Hopkins: That was a masterful performance.

Ward: This is your hometown.

Hopkins: It's yours now, we can share it. It's big enough for both of us.

Ward: BHop, we ain't fighting. I respect what you're doing and I wouldn't.

Hopkins: No, we're never fighting. They don't have enough money for me, or you. And if you change your mind, I'm moving out of the country!

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by razor.thin on 09-11-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;11578414]cherry-picking hopkins must have paid him something as this would be a big feather for Ward...can't believe he fell for the BS...[/QUOTE] exactly, he knows he would get whooped at any point in their careers

Comment by damned1974 on 12-18-2011

[QUOTE=yuppie;11577058]Is this the [SIZE="4"]American[/SIZE] way of boxing, just to straight out deny fights happening.[/QUOTE] cough cough (Manny and Khan)...it has nothing to do with America....

Comment by nycsmooth on 12-18-2011

cherry-picking hopkins must have paid him something as this would be a big feather for Ward...can't believe he fell for the BS...

Comment by NoLove on 12-18-2011

This is so damn cringe worthy.

Comment by JimmyMcNulty on 12-18-2011

This fight would cure my insomnia. Make it happen!

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