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Hopkins vs Dawson Showdown Looms For The Fall

By David "Los Gatos" Rosenberg

According to WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32KOs), his anticipated first title defense, against mandatory challenger Chad Dawson (30-1, 17KOs), will likely fall on a September date on HBO. Hopkins will return for the first time since the history winning effort over Jean Pascal in May. On that same card, Dawson won a lopsided decision over Adrian Diaconu to secure his future fight with Hopkins. Their fight could be pushed back, as Dawson's promoter Gary Shaw has stated in several recent interviews that a date in October or November is also possible.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Philadel on 06-14-2011

[QUOTE=Rip Chudd;10689745]SMH, so many people counting Chad out. Chad will show up hungry as heck to this fight and beat Hopkins convincingly. Shaefer will then be quoted again saying Bhop should retire. Sekondzout, where you at man?! Your boy Hopkins…

Comment by Abstraction on 06-14-2011

[QUOTE=daggum;10689167]why is hopkins still fighting top fighters? hbo is giving away money. he should try to fight tocker pudwill or someone for millions. he's not very smart.[/QUOTE] :rofl: [COLOR="White"]Too short message[/COLOR]

Comment by #1Assassin on 06-14-2011

as hard as it is to bet against hopkins i cant see him winning this fight, dawson is a monster! chad had an off night against pascal, anyone who followed his career knows he wasnt himself that night. now hes…

Comment by ssop on 06-14-2011

B-Hop will win another fight against an overated boxer

Comment by Boxingwizard on 06-14-2011

[QUOTE=Joe2608;10690962]Dawson needs to bring his A game to this fight. If he's on form he should beat Hopkins fairly easilly, but his recent performances leave a lot to be desired.[/QUOTE] Boxing fans think Dawson has a bad chin, and Dawson…

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