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6 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

Hopkins Hopes Beating Kovalev Eliminates The Haters

WBA/IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard 'The Alien' Hopkins , despite his many achievements and continuing to be one of the top boxers in the world at age 49, believes there are still a lot of "haters" out there.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Sweet Science

Sergey Kovalev Is Bernard Hopkins' Worst NightmareRead More

Light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev isn't the type of fighter an almost 50-year-old former middleweight should be fighting, no matter how much an all-time great he is.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Boxing Scene

Juergen Braehmer Targets Showdown With Carl Froch

Hamburg/London - WBA world champion Jurgen Brahmer can't wait to get in the ring for the super-duel against the Brit Carl Froch.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Boxing Scene

Video: Bernard Hopkins Exclusive Training, Interview

Bill "Two Scoops" Emes catches up with WBA/IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins to discuss his upcoming HBO televised unification with WBO champion Sergey Kovalev, scheduled for November 8th at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Boxing Scene

Photos: Jean Pascal Sends Message To Adonis Stevenson

Former champion Jean Pascal is continuing to apply pressure on countryman Adonis Stevenson, the WBC light heavyweight champion, for an all-Canadian showdown.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Sweet Science

News on :Hopkins VS. Kovalev to Take Place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City

Since the August 4th official announcement of the Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins vs. Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev light heavyweight title unification fight, the boxing world has been waiting and wondering when and where the two will meet and put their respective titles on the line.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

GhanaWeb

Powers to fight on Kamoko-Napari bill

Popular boxer Ayitey Powers could be set for another huge payday after promoters of the Braimah Kamoko-John Napari WBA International Cruiserweight Championship fight revealed that the blonde-haired pugilist was being considered on the undercard of their October 3 bill named "No Retreat, No Surrender".

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Boxing Scene

Sillakh: Hopkins vs. Kovalev is a 50-50 Showdown

Soon to be cruiserweight contender Ismayl Sillakh is very familiar with WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Chopped Butcher 'can recover' from loss

A bemused Rob Berridge was searching for answers after suffering his first knockout loss yesterday, but his trainer was vowing the Kiwi light-heavyweight would rebound.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Parker, Berridge very marketable in the USA

THE OLD ONE TWO: Kevin Barry, left, gives his fighter Jospeh Parker some words of advice between rounds.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Robbie Berridge relaxed about giant challenge

BIG CHALLENGE: Kiwi light-heavyweight Robbie 'The Butcher' Berridge, left, will have his hands full against Russian opponent Vasily Lepikhim on Sunday.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Bob Hanna: Looking ahead to Hopkins-Kovalev

How about this: forget the fading Mayweather-Pacquiao showdown. That's history. Even if it's made now, it's no longer the mega match it would have been a couple of years ago when Pacquiao was beating up ring legends like Oscar De La Hoya, Miguel Cotto and Shane Mosley.

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Skoglund, Braekhus Double on 9/13 in Copenhagen

The EBU have announced that Erik Skoglund s defence of the EBU-EU light heavyweight title against Stefano Abateangelo will go ahead September 13 in Copenhagen.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

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Pascal CEO: Will Stevenson Avoid Us Like He Did Kovalev?

Former champion Jean Pascal is ready, willing and able to face WBC light heavyweight king Adonis Stevenson on October 18th.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Next up for Bernard Hopkins? A date with knockout artist Sergey Kovalev

After obliging a throng of fans' requests to pose for photos, the North Philadelphia native took a seat in a brown fold-up chair, just a step or two from the blue canvas and black ropes constructed in the casino's 5,500-person amphitheater.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Boxing Scene

Hopkins Hints at Possible Golovkin Clash After Kovalev

If IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion overcomes the tough challenge of WBO champ Sergey Kovalev on November 8th, he is going to pursue the biggest fight possible - and that fight might not necessarily be a unification with WBC kingpin Adonis Stevenson.

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Kovalev Laughs at Stevenson: He's a Piece of Sh*t

WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev believes he got the last laugh on his division rival, WBC champion Adonis Stevenson.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Boxing Scene

Kovalev Blows Away Caparello in Two, Hopkins Next

WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev suffered a flash knockdown in the first round, but then dropped Blake Caparello three times in the second for a TKO win.

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New York Daily News

Barclays Center hoping to land Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev fight

A ticket is being held for light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins for Saturday's title fight between Sergey Kovalev and Blake Caparello in Atlantic City.

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Boxing Socialist

Stevenson camp claims Hopkins was too greedy

WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson walked away from an HBO showdown with WBO champion Sergey Kovalev, jumping ship to Showtime for an expected fight with IBF/WBA champ Bernard Hopkins.

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