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Photos: Chad Dawson Ends Hopkins' Rule, Mitchell Wins

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City - “Bad” Chad Dawson (31-1, 17 KOs) won a twelve round majority decision over Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (52-6-2, 32 KOs) to capture the WBC light heavyweight championship. The scores were 117-111, 117-111 for Dawson and 114-114 for the draw.

Undefeated heavyweight contender Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell (25-0-1, 19 KOs) was rocked bad in the first round but came back to stop Chazz Witherspoon (30-3, 22 KOs) in the third round to capture the vacant NABO title. Witherspoon was down in the third.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by arraamis on 04-29-2012

[QUOTE=Boxingwizard;12056868]And Hopkins tackled Dawson after Dawson hit him with a good right hand. Hopkins knew he was going to get blistered by combinations if he didn't tackle Dawson to the floor.[/QUOTE] [IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/52311/hopkins-dawson-rematch%20%282%29.jpg[/IMG] One of many low points in that fight\wrestling…

Comment by Lac'em up on 04-29-2012

B-hop will go into the hall of shame as the "most boring fighter of all time" OMG how painful it is to watch this guy fight (head butt, hold, clinch) oh what the hell I dont even know what he…

Comment by Machingo69 on 04-29-2012

Bernard Hopkins is the biggest cry baby in boxing. He should take his defeat like a man. He's too slick for his own good. He's has the ugliest style of boxing known to the sport. His nickname should be Bernard…

Comment by Virgil Caine on 04-29-2012

[QUOTE=Boxingwizard;12056891]It was clear that Dawson landed the harder shots. Hopkins landed some right hands, but it just one punch at a time, very seldom. And keep in mind Dawson had both eyes cut and was still able to beat Hopkins.…

Comment by Boxingwizard on 04-29-2012

[QUOTE=Nodogoshi;12056887]I don't think Hopkins was at any point in danger of being knocked out in the fight. [B]In fact, he landed the harder shots.[/B] However, he couldn't keep up with the pace set by Dawson. John Scully probably devised the…

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