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Video: Bernard Hopkins on His Career Run Inspiring Others

Video by Ryan Burton

LAS VEGAS - Antonio "Relentless" Orozco (26-0, 17 KOs) wasn't up to any tricks this April Fool's Day as he proudly pronounced his return to the ring with a dominating knockout over KeAndre "The Truth" Gibson (16-1-1, 7 KOs) in the fourth round of the main event live from The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and televised on ESPN Deportes and ESPN2.

Both fighters entered the ring undefeated, yet it was Orozco who walked away as the new WBC USNBC Super Lightweight Champion.

Celebrities in attendance at Orozco vs. Gibson included WBC World Champion Jorge "El Niño de Oro" Linares, former IBF Middleweight Champion Fernando Vargas and Golden Boy Promotions' fighters Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera, Marcelino Lopez, Joseph "Diamante"; and Bernard Hopkins and Bernardo Osuna, who also served as ESPN's commentators for the evening's televised bouts.

In one of the most entertaining fights of the night, San Diego, CA's Mercito "No Mercy" Gesta (30-1-2, 16 KOs) and Gilberto "Flaco" Gonzalez (27-4, 22 KOs) of Mexico City went to war in a barn burner co-main event.

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With non-stop action, Gonzalez used his impressive reach to knock Gesta down in the third round. However, for every hit taken, Gesta lived up to his nickname and showed 'No Mercy' bouncing back and putting his opponent up against the ropes in no time. Ultimately, the judges scored the fight with 99-91, 98-92, 96-93 all in favor of a unanimous decision for Mercito Gesta.
 
Participating in the swing bout televised on ESPN, the pride of Palmdale, CA Cesar Diaz (5-0, 4 KOs) went the distance for the first time in his career against seasoned fight veteran Felipe "Panterita" Rivas (17-19-4, 11 KOs) of Nogales, Mexico. At the end of the fight, the judges announced their scores of 60-54 awarding the unanimous decision victory to Cesar Diaz.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Vadrigar. on 04-04-2017

[QUOTE=JASON SHAW;17564671]he is a partner with stake in the company..... He isnt an employee of golden girl like you[/QUOTE] Which is why I called him Flopkins . He has been a company shill for years now you dummy. Back to…

Comment by JASON SHAW on 04-04-2017

[quote=vadrigar.;17564587]hopkins works for goldenboy you retard. :dunce:[/quote] he is a partner with stake in the company..... He isnt an employee of golden girl like you

Comment by FinitoxDinamita on 04-04-2017

Most boring fighter of all time. Fuk snaggle tooth hops 1. Roy Jones 2. James Toney 3. Hopkins

Comment by Vadrigar. on 04-04-2017

[QUOTE=JASON SHAW;17561360]YOU MUST BE AN OSCARINA DE LA HOMO AKA THE GOLDEN GIRLS ASSISTANT..... :boxing:[/QUOTE] Hopkins works for goldenboy you retard. :dunce:

Comment by JASON SHAW on 04-02-2017

[QUOTE=Vadrigar.;17561291]Well, it sure inspired bum bum Lovin to be outclassed by bum bum Jacobs. Well done Borenard Flopkins .[/QUOTE] YOU MUST BE AN OSCARINA DE LA HOMO AKA THE GOLDEN GIRLS ASSISTANT..... :boxing:

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