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Ratings: HBO, Showtime Split Audience For Mediocre Digits

Not only does boxing fail to fare well when competing against itself, but struggles when competing with other major sporting events. Bernard Hopkins has never been a major pay-per-view attraction, ...Read More

Bernard Hopkins Tried to Stop Shumenov, End KO Drought

It’s been nearly a decade since Bernard Hopkins won a bout by knockout or technical knockout. That fight was in September 2004, when Hopkins dropped Oscar De La Hoya for the count with a body shot....Read More

Hopkins and the Landscape at 175: Post Report Card

Unification made a nice narrative, but it wasn’t really the point. Bernard Hopkins wants, at age 49, to be the Light Heavyweight Champion again. When he beat Antonio Tarver, he didn’t win the line...Read More

CompuBox: Hopkins Drops 49% of Shots on Shumenov

Ageless wonder Bernard Hopkins outlanded novice Beibut Shumenov in each of the last nine rounds of their light heavyweight unification clash. The selective Hopkins landed 51% of his power punches and ...Read More

Fighting Words: Hopkins-Shumenov, Mismatch Master Class

by David P. Greisman - When Bernard Hopkins was sentenced to hard time behind bars, Beibut Shumenov had not yet even been born. For the entirety of the 30 and a half years that Shumenov has been on th...Read More

Video: Hopkins Talks Shumenov Win, Stevenson, More

Bill "Two Scoops" Emes catches up with IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins to break down his unification twelve round decision victory over Beibut Shumenov, thoughts on the scorecard th...Read More

Hopkins Drops, Dominates Shumenov To Unify Titles

by Cliff Rold - Just shy of 21 years ago, a short walk across the parking lot away at RFK Stadium, Bernard Hopkins lost his first shot at a major title against Roy Jones Jr. On Saturday night at the ...Read More

Hopkins, Schaefer Respond to Shumenov Scoring

Bernard Hopkins left with the victory and the unification of two light heavyweight titles. But that doesn’t mean that Hopkins or Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions were happy with the scoring. ...Read More

Examining the Hopkins-Shumenov Split Decision Scoring

We went to the scorecards knowing that Bernard Hopkins had out-boxed Beibut Shumenov en route to a clear victory, unifying their two world titles at light heavyweight. And then we heard Jimmy Lennon J...Read More

Hopkins-Shumenov - CompuBox Historical Review

Bernard Hopkins throws well below wgt. class avg. and landed 41% of his power punches. Hopkins opponents landed 50% fewer punches vs. BHop than in their previous 4 fights and threw 41% fewer. Beibut S...Read More

BoxingScene.com Staff Predictions: B-Hop vs. Shumenov

At this point, anything Bernard Hopkins does in the ring – good or bad – will likely make him the oldest fighter to perform such a fight. For his next trick, the 49-year old attempts to unify title...Read More

Shumenov Sure He is 'Best Light Heavyweight Champion'

Both times Beibut Shumenov fought a champion in his opponent’s prime, Shumenov didn’t distinguish himself as the class of the light heavyweight division. The once-beaten WBA champion from Kazakhsta...Read More

Hopkins-Shumenov: Pre-Unification Report Card

by Cliff Rold - So, is this the one? When Bernard Hopkins won his first major title with a knockout of Segundo Mercado, George Foreman was the Heavyweight champion of the world, Floyd Mayweather wa...Read More

LIVE STREAM: Hopkins-Shumenov Tripleheader Weigh-In

SHOWTIME Sports will offer a live stream of today’s official weigh-in for the light heavyweight world championship unification between future Hall of Famer and IBF champ Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins an...Read More

Hopkins To Shumenov: Be Careful What You Wish For!

Veteran Bernard Hopkins has warned his Kazakhstani opponent ‘to get ready for school’ as he does battle this weekend looking to enhance his unique legacy. The 49-year-old IBF light heavyweight wor...Read More

Bernard Hopkins Always Gets The Last Word

By Thomas Gerbasi - Back when he was a spry young man of 48, I interviewed Bernard Hopkins for Newsweek’s TheDailyBeast.com and wondered why his remarkable feats weren’t more celebrated by the mainstr...Read More

Hopkins: I'm Fighting Real Dudes, Not Cream Puffs

Boxing's oldest ever world champion Bernard Hopkins believes he will once again make history as he looks to unify the light-heavyweight division this weekend. Hopkins has already made a profound st...Read More

Hopkins: I Wanted Kovalev, Smart Move To Pick Cleverly

Boxing's oldest ever world champion Bernard Hopkins believes he will once again make history as he looks to unify the light-heavyweight division this weekend. Hopkins has already made a profound st...Read More

Kovalev's Trainer Expects Hopkins To Defeat Shumenov

Sergey Kovalev’s trainer is more than sure the fighter he works with is ready to beat Bernard Hopkins. John David Jackson is not nearly as confident about Beibut Shumenov being up to the task. Jack...Read More

Photos/Quotes: Hopkins-Shumenov Triple Workouts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Several of the featured fighters for Saturday's "History at the Capitol" event at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. worked out for media members at Bald Eagle Recreation Center in ...Read More