Hopkins vs Dawson on October 15 is Reportedly Close
By Edward Chaykovsky
According to various reports, WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 KOs) will defend his title against mandatory challenger Chad Dawson (30-1, 17 KOs) on the likely date of October 15 in a fight that is going to reportedly take place on HBO pay-per-view. Dawson, a former WBC/IBO champion, is one fight removed from his technical decision loss to Jean Pascal, who Hopkins fought to a disputed draw and then Hopkins made history by beating Pascal by decision to become the oldest champion in boxing history.
[QUOTE=StopBlocking;10743530]I'm just amazed at how an almost 50 yr. old Hopkins fights 2-3 times a year, unlike 80 percent of the "top guys". I love an active fighter.[/QUOTE]$$$. BHop doesn't make anywhere near what either Floyd or Pac pull in…Comment by KnockUTheFukOut on 06-25-2011
PROPS to B-Hop for fighting the BEST FIGHTERS IN HIS DIVISION and not making excuses like some of these fighters at their LAME A$$ FANS Even though I think Dawson will beat him, I think B-Hop will bring the best…Comment by TheSlickster on 06-25-2011
GO BHop, Dawson aint got **** on him. BHop's too crafty for him.Comment by LeadUppercut on 06-25-2011
[QUOTE=StopBlocking;10743530]I'm just amazed at how an almost 50 yr. old Hopkins fights 2-3 times a year, unlike 80 percent of the "top guys". I love an active fighter.[/QUOTE] He's special, no question.Comment by LeadUppercut on 06-25-2011
[QUOTE=tlarry;10743235]Bhop is afraid of NOBODY. Martinez won't move up to fight Bhop. David Haye is about to get knocked out by a Klitschko. Holyfield won't fight a guy his age named Bernard Hopkins, so BHop just as well clean out…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (25)