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Hopkins Rips Jackson: How Can He Teach With Credibility?

By Edward Chaykovsky

IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins is not finished with taking some shots at John David Jackson, the trainer of WBO 175-pound beltholder Sergey Kovalev.

Jackson challenged Hopkins for the IBF middleweight title in 1997 and saw himself get stopped in the seventh round of action.

Hopkins laughs off any discussion of Jackson teaching his boxer a proper strategy to secure a solid victory on Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. If Kovalev shows no respect, and no mercy, Jackson believes his fighter will get another knockout victory.

The very anticipated unification will headline an HBO televised doubleheader.

"John David Jackson says he knows everything there is to know about me. Sergey is the student. I'm not fighting John. But how can a teacher teach with credibility when the teacher has all F's? How can a teacher teach a student to have all A's when he has an F? I guarantee John did not show our fight to Sergey," Hopkins said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dle on 11-08-2014

Khan who? Con man. The late boxer of the 40-50's era Cohn.

Comment by mistermartin on 11-08-2014

[QUOTE=PunchyPotorff;15082470]It's funny how when someone, ANYONE, shoves a mic in BHops face, the blowhard goes on for days if you let him. Yet when the same happens with Khan, also a blowhard, the Khan haters blow a gasket. Both have…

Comment by stefl14 on 11-08-2014

[QUOTE=Ravens Fan;15082994]It is like baseball or for that matter any other sport. How many great HOF players made for a great manager or coach? In baseball the great original Baltimore Oriole comes to mind and that would be John McGraw.…

Comment by elfag on 11-08-2014

[QUOTE=PunchyPotorff;15082889]Quote: Originally Posted by PunchyPotorff View Post It's funny how when someone, ANYONE, shoves a mic in BHops face, the blowhard goes on for days if you let him. Yet when the same happens with Khan, also a blowhard, the…

Comment by elfag on 11-08-2014

[QUOTE=VatoMulatto;15083298]Hopkins is not stupid. He understands you don't have to be a great fighter to be a great trainer. This is just pre fight talk. He throws verbal punches to get under Jackson't skin. People shouldn't take these kind of…

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