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Knockout Of The Year Candidate Alert: Claudio Marrero Vs Rico Ramos

It was a fairly dismal PBC card on NBCSN Saturday, but you might still want to check out this sweet TKO ASAP. After winning his first 20, Rico Ramos has now lost five of his last nine, none more savagely than against Claudio Marrero. Granted, the left hand in his gut from Guillermo Rigondeaux back […]

Bernard Hopkins’ Slow Burn

Everything has its limits. A car stops running, a cigarette burns down, a love affair only goes so long. How things run out of time is maybe more important than that they inevitably will. Watching Bernard Hopkins fight in Atlantic City this past Saturday night one was seeing the slow demise of a once and in many ways still […]

Definition Of Legacy: Bernard Hopkins Vs. Sergey Kovalev Preview And Prediction

How’s this for an odd sport: The best thing to happen to boxing in a long time is a 49-year-old man taking on one of the sport’s premier power punchers in his prime. That’s what’s happening Saturday on HBO, when the crusty, mean-spirited old alley cat named Bernard Hopkins steps into the ring with the new blood […]

TQBR Radio 4/22: Bernard Hopkins Vs. Beibut Shumenov Recap, Much More

If Bernard Hopkins were to go parasailing, we imagine him floating about to the tune of Kansas’ “Dust in the Wind.” Because he’s old. …because that’s what everyone wants to talk about when he fights. But thankfully us boxing fans seem to be barreling into a period of unrest for the sport, in a good […]

Bernard Hopkins Embarrasses, Drops Beibut Shumenov To Continue On His Absurd Way

The peerless Bernard Hopkins, still fighting at age 49, looked to unify two of the light heavyweight belts as he faced Beibut Shumenov of Kazakstan. He did just that, embarrassing his overmatched opponent on the way to an inexplicable split decision. The 1st round slipped away with little action, both men sizing each other up. […]

Bad Milk: Bernard Hopkins Vs. Beibut Shumenov Preview And Prediction

Shortly after Beibut Shumenov was born in Kazakhstan, his aunt made a near fatal mistake and gave the new baby boy bad milk. The toddler turned blue, leaving his poor dad to rush him to the doctor. As Shumenov said recently, he is lucky to be alive after this kiddy calamity. At just about the same […]

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