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On this day: Bernard Hopkins outpoints Winky Wright, retains Ring light heavyweight title

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21
Jul

On this day: Bernard Hopkins outpoints Winky Wright, retains Ring light heavyweight title

Definitive proof that a matchup between great fighters doesn’t necessarily make for a great fight. On July 21, 2007, Bernard Hopkins...

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16
Jul

On this day: Jermain Taylor dethrones middleweight legend Bernard Hopkins

Exuberance won out over experience. On July 16, 2005, Jermain Taylor upset long-reigning middleweight king Bernard Hopkins on a 12-round split...

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03
Jul

An Inductee Experiences the International Boxing Hall of Fame – Part Four

Saturday, June 11, began with breakfast in Parlour. That was followed by a bus ride to Canastota for another meet-and-greet...

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02
Jul

An Inductee Experiences the International Boxing Hall of Fame – Part Three

Prior to going to Canastota for Induction Weekend, I asked some previous inductees what the experience was like. "You get a...

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15
Jun

The Travelin’ Man returns to IBHOF induction weekend – Pt. 5

Sunday, June 12: Yesterday’s events demanded a lot of energy from me, and the depths of that energy drain were...

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11
Jun

Bernard Hopkins reaches the pantheon he was destined for—the Hall of Fame

CANASTOTA, NY—He didn’t want to believe it. He thought it would take a little time, though eventually, Bernard Hopkins would...

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09
Jun

Canastota welcomes boxing back as induction weekend 2022 opens

At 3pm today, Christy Martin and Regina Halmich were invited to ring the opening bell once each to signify that...

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05
Apr

Best I Covered – Jim Lampley

In recent years, boxing has been filled with many voids both in and out of the ring that are irreplaceable....

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03
Apr

On this day: Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones Jr. put the crowd to sleep

As sequels go, this was boxing’s answer to Batman and Robin. On April 3, 2010, Bernard Hopkins scored a dreary 12-round...

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12
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (20-11)

If you’re new to this on-going series, please read: The Introduction. (Seriously, if you’re posting questions like “What does the asterisk...

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