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Hopkins: They Want Me Out of Boxing, This is One Way

By Edward Chaykovsky

Staples Center, Los Angeles - Chad Dawson (31-1, 18KOs) stopped Bernard Hopkins (52-6-2, 32KOs) in the second round to capture the WBC light heavyweight title. During the second, Hopkins leaned over on Dawson, who used his shoulder to push him off. Hopkins went down near the ropes and told the referee, Pat Russell, that he suffered a shoulder injury and couldn't continue. Because there was no foul involved, Russell ruled the fight in favor of Dawson and made him the TKO winner.  

Hopkins is so angry, he might actually walk away from boxing if the decision is not overturned.

"They want me out of boxing, and this is one way to do it," said Hopkins. "Chad Dawson came in the ring tonight, and he just wanted to rough me up with dirty tactics. He wanted to get me out of there, and that was the only way he could. He knew he wasn't in there with a 46-year-old, because I was quicker and faster than him. That was a blatant foul, and it should be a no-contest, not a disqualification."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by New England on 10-16-2011

[QUOTE=Topic;11300545]Rematch will most likely happen[/QUOTE] if he's got a real shoulder injury (serious enough to stop him from fighting or even attempting to fight with no embelishment) his career is over the man is 46 years old. an injury like…

Comment by Eaner0919 on 10-16-2011

[quote=chaos;11300042]Sorry buds but that report doesn't prove sh*t. I've already explained it several times on other threads that an ac separation is like whiplash, it doesn't show up on tests, doctors just go by what you tell them.[/quote] bingo! and…

Comment by southpaw_07 on 10-16-2011

of course it should be a decision win for the one that's standing up while the other guy is whining and acting like a Hollywood actor, we seen this before: [IMG]http://www.boxing360.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/kermitjump.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://hopkins-1.notlong.com[/IMG]

Comment by Ravens Fan on 10-16-2011

[QUOTE=AllBoxingAD;11300494]Who is it exactly who wants Hopkins out of boxing?[/QUOTE] I am only a fan but I for one won't be all that upset if Bhop never fights again.

Comment by heat27 on 10-16-2011

[QUOTE=Bombs;11299797]That looks like one of the medical excuses I put together on Microsoft Paint when I was 12.[/QUOTE] lmao..............

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