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Hopkins-Shumenov Set Down For April 19 on Showtime

According to WBA light heavyweight champion Beibut Shumenov, his Showtime televised unification with IBF champion Bernard Hopkins has a finalized date of April 19th. Although the fight was reportedly ...Read More

Hopkins-Murat Bout Draws 1 Million Viewers On SHO

Emotions remain mixed on whether fans love or loathe Bernard Hopkins, but one thing is for sure; both sides are tuning in whenever he fights. Hopkins’ light heavyweight title defense against ...Read More

Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat: The Post-Fight Report Card

For six rounds, it sucked. It was really just, well, terrible. Challenger Karo Murat might have won 3 of the first four rounds through sheer hustle, but none of what was going on was entertaining....Read More

Video: Bernard Hopkins on Murat Win, What's Next

Bill Emes catches up with IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins to discuss his win over mandatory challenger Karo Murat, what's next and more....Read More

CompuBox: Hopkins Lands Most Punches in 12 Years

Soon to be 49-yr. old Bernard Hopkins, displaying little movement, had to rumble for this win against the stamina-challenged Murat. Hopkins' 247 landed punches are the most he's landed in 12 years (h...Read More

Hopkins: I Was Telling Murat’s Corner To Stop the Fight

It was a bizarre yet highly entertaining moment — Bernard Hopkins had opened a cut over Karo Murat’s eye in the eighth round of their fight, and suddenly Hopkins turned his back and moved into Murat’s...Read More

Hopkins Compares Murat Win to Segundo Mercado Draw

It’s rare to see Bernard Hopkins take many flush punches, yet that’s what happened against Karo Murat on Saturday. Though the first thought might be that Murat’s success in hitting Hopkins is because ...Read More

Video: Hopkins vs. Murat Post Fight Press Conference

Bill Emes catches the post-fight press conference to Bernard Hopkins' defense of the IBF light heavyweight championship against Karo Murat. Hopkins, and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, dis...Read More

Bernard Hopkins Brawls His Way To Overcome Murat

by David P. Greisman - ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — It didn’t begin that far from here, and yet it’s been a long journey for Bernard Hopkins. It began at the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City on Oct. 11, 19...Read More

Hopkins vs. Murat - CompuBox Historical Review

Karo Murat threw and landed twice as many punches as IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (vs. Cleverly, Campillo - both champions). However, Hopkins is a master at blunting opponents' attac...Read More

Hopkins Confident of First KO Win in Nine Years

Bernard Hopkins hasn’t won a fight by knockout in nine years. The IBF light heavyweight champion is well aware that the last time he knocked out an opponent was when he stopped promotional part...Read More

Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat: The Pre-Fight Report Card

by Cliff Rold - Imhotep, Pythagoras, Mozart, Edison, Einstein… …their names live on long after they have left this plane. Moments might be fleeting, but genius lives forever. Bernard Hopkins ha...Read More

Hopkins Hopes To End Drought By Knocking Murat Out

Bernard Hopkins doesn't want to just pad his remarkable resume against German Karo Murat on Saturday. The ageless American wants to end his nine-year knockout drought. Hopkins, the oldest boxer to ...Read More

Murat: I've Followed Hopkins' Career, Now It's Over!

Karo Murat has fired a warning shot to Bernard Hopkins on the eve of their world title showdown in Atlantic City telling the legendary fighter he's going to make him look all of his 48 years. The P...Read More

Photos: Hopkins-Murat, Quillin-Rosado, Wilder Weigh-In

The weights are in for Saturday's Showtime televised tripleheader from the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. In the main event, the near 50-year-old Bernard Hopkins will defend his IBF light heavyweigh...Read More

Weights: Hopkins-Murat, Quillin-Rosado, Wilder-Firtha

Atlantic City - The weights are in for the Showtime televised tripleheader taking place at the Boardwalk Hall. In the main event, Bernard Hopkins will defend his IBF light heavweight championship a...Read More

Photos: Hopkins-Murat, Quillin-Rosado Final Face Offs

Hopkins vs. Murat is a 12-round bout for Hopkins' IBF Light Heavyweight World Championship, presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Caesars Atlantic City and sponsored by Corona and AT&...Read More

Murat Predicts He'll Retire Hopkins In Atlantic City

Karo Murat’s resume is short on noteworthy wins and the odds of him upsetting Bernard Hopkins are quit long. Nevertheless, Germany’s Murat came to United States completely confident that he’ll win ...Read More

Cleverly: Kovalev Would Beat and Overpower Hopkins

BoxNation viewers get to witness one of the most remarkable fighters ever to lace up when Bernard Hopkins opens the defence of his IBF World Light-Heavyweight title against Karo Murat at The Boardwalk...Read More

Murat Not Dwelling on Downtime, Ready For Hopkins

It’s been a long two years for Karo Murat since first promised next dibs at an alphabet title. A combination of travel issues, TV dates freeing up and planned fights falling out has limited the 30-yea...Read More