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 Last update:  12/18/2011       Read more by Bill Emes         
   
Hopkins and Andre Ward Agree - We Are NEVER Fighting!
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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!

Tags: Bernard Hopkins , Andre Ward



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comment by razor.thin, on 09-11-2012
[QUOTE=nycsmooth]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]Is this the American 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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