Hopkins: "I Took Joe Calzaghe To School"

By Mark Vester

Following his split-decision loss to Joe Calzaghe in Las Vegas, Bernard Hopkins was very upset with the official decision and said that he was robbed of a clear points win. He says that he took Calzaghe to school and the viewing public knows that he was robbed.

"I just really feel like I took the guy to school," said Hopkins. "I feel like I made him fight my fight, not his. I wanted him to run into my shots. I think I made him do that, and I think I made it look pretty easy. I think I controlled the pace, and I controlled the fight."

Although CompuBox showed that Calzaghe landed the most punches against Hopkins than any of Philadelphian's previous opponents, Bernard says that Calzaghe was missing most of his punches.

"I think it was an old-school execution. He really wasn't landing his shots. Maybe if he threw five or six, one or two landed if he was lucky."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by NachoMan on 04-23-2008

[QUOTE=thegreatone1;3383527]YOU TITTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT Landed: Hopkins: 127 Calzaghe 232 POWER PUNCHES: Hopkins: 116 Calzaghe: 187 YOU FUCKING RETARDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD[/QUOTE] I suspect that most of the clowns in this forum wait patiently for HBO to post the almighty CompuBox punch "stats" before deciding who…

Comment by Bobby Shaw on 04-23-2008

I agree with Benard about being cheated.A fight is judged on 12 rounds not the final 3 alone

Comment by Burner on 04-23-2008

114-113 Hopkins

Comment by Hester65 on 04-23-2008

Calzaghe took him to the woodshed

Comment by squealpiggy on 04-23-2008

I've realised something: Addison's arguments from authority (Well Kevin Iole says blah blah and BBC Wales say blah blah) don't live up to context. Kevin Iole opens saying that he scored the bout for Hopkins but it was hard to…

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