TAG: Bernard Hopkins fight videos

2016 BOXING fight – Bernard Hopkins vs Joe Smith Jr – full fight Video

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-17, pretty good fight between Bernard Hopkins and Joe Smith Jr: it gets three stars.

The former world champion in two different weight classes Bernard Hopkins (he is 51 years old, 24 years older than Smith) entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 55-7-2 (32 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 8, 2014 when he was defeated by Sergey Kovalev (=Hopkins vs Kovalev). Before this bout, when he was 49 years old, he had won his last world title against Beibut Shumenov (=Hopkins vs Shumenov).
His opponent, Joe Smith Jr, has a record of 22-1-0 (18 KOs=82%) and he entered as the No.7 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Andre Ward). He suffered his only loss when he faced Eddie Caminero in 2010, since then he has collected 16 consecutive victories beating Fabiano Pena and Andrzej Fonfara in 2016 (=Fonfara vs Smith). Hopkins vs Smith is valid for the WBC International light heavyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 BOXING fight – Bernard Hopkins vs Sergey Kovalev – full fight Video WBA, IBF

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-11-08, great finish but the rest of the fight was not so exciting: Bernard Hopkins vs Sergey Kovalev gets two stars. The 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins (18 years older than Kovalev) entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 55-6-2 (32 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Adonis Stevenson); he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Chad Dawson in their rematch (via majority decision, Dawson vs Hopkins 2), after that bout he has won three consecutive fights, the last one against Beibut Shumenov (=Hopkins vs Shumenov).
His opponent, the undefeated Sergey Kovalev, has an official record of 25-0-1 (23 KOs=92%) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class, he has fought twice in 2014 successfully defending his Wbo belt against Cedric Agnew (=Kovalev vs Agnew) and Blake Caparello (=Kovalev vs Caparello). Hopkins vs Kovalev is valid for the WBA, IBF and WBO World light heavyweight titles. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 BOXING fight – Bernard Hopkins vs Beibut Shumenov – full fight Video WBA, IBF

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-04-19, just some good single shots but it is not enough to gets three stars: Bernard Hopkins vs Beibut Shumenov gets two. Bernard Hopkins entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 54-6-2 (32 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 light heavyweight in the world, he is 49 years old (19 years older than Shumenov) and he is the current IBF light-Hw champion. He suffered his last defeat in 2012 in the rematch against Chad Dawson (via majority decision Dawson vs Hopkins 2) but after that bout he managed to defeat then-undefeated Tavoris Cloud winning the Ibf belt (=Hopkins vs Cloud) and then he successfully defended his title against Karo Murat (=Hopkins vs Murat).
His opponent, Beibut Shumenov, has an official record of 14-1-0 (9 knockouts) and he entered as the No.26 in the same weight class, he suffered his only defeat (via majority decision) in 2009 when he faced for the first time Gabriel Campillo but he managed to defeat the spanish boxer in the rematch five months later (by split decision); last year he fought just once defeating then-undefeated Tamas Kovacs. Hopkins vs Shumenov is valid for the WBA, IBF and IBA light heavyweight titles. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2013 BOXING fight – Bernard Hopkins vs Karo Murat – full fight Video IBF

2_stars_boxing_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-10-26, probably the most exciting thing of this fight was Hopkins’ entrance, disappointing bout: Bernard Hopkins vs Karo Murat gets two stars. The 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins ranked as the No.1 light heavyweight in the world, entered the fight with a record of 53-6-2 (32 knockouts) while Karo Murat had a record of 25-1-1 (15 knockouts – Murat is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since June 2, 2012 when he defeated Sandro Siproshvili). Hopkins vs Murat is valid for the IBF light heavyweight title (Hopkins’ first defense). Watch the video!

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2013 BOXING fight – Bernard Hopkins vs Tavoris Cloud – full fight Video IBF

1_star_boxing_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-03-09, the much anticipated fight between Bernard Hopkins and Tavoris Cloud was really disappointing and boring: it gets only one star! The 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins ranked as the No.1 light heavyweight in the world, entered the fight with a record of 52-6-2 while the undefeated Tavoris Cloud had a record of 24-0-0 (Cloud is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since February 18, 2012 when he defeated Gabriel Campillo by a controversial decision; but it was one of the best boxing fights of 2012). Hopkins vs Cloud is valid for the IBF light heavyweight title (Cloud’s fifth defense). Watch the video!

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2012 BOXING fight – Bernard Hopkins vs Chad Dawson 2 – full fight Video WBC title

2_stars_boxing_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2012-04-28, the second fight between Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson has not been very spectacular: two stars (fight ended by majority decision). Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2) entered as the No.1 light heavyweight in the world while Chad Dawson (30-1-0) entered as the No.3. Dawson vs Hopkins 2 is valid for the WBC light heavyweight title; their first fight ended by no contest in the second round. Watch the video!

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2011 BOXING fight – Bernard Hopkins vs Chad Dawson – full fight Video

1_star_boxing_fights_of_2011_videos_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-10-15, after the controversial ending of Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Victor Ortiz, the fight between Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson deeply disappoints fans of boxing. In fact in the second round Chad Dawson throws Hopkins to the canvas that is unable to continue to fight and wins the fight by TKO! Bernard Hopkins (55-5-2) entered as the No.1 light heavyweight in the world while Chad Dawson (30-1-0) entered as the No.3. Hopkins vs Dawson was valid for the WBC light heavyweight title. Watch the video!

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2011 BOXING fight – Bernard Hopkins vs Jean Pascal 2 – Video full fight

3_stars_boxing_fight_boxing_video_2011_allthebestfights Review: 2011-05-21, the second fight between Bernard Hopkins (51-5-2) and Jean Pascal (26-1-1) was valid for the IBO and WBC light heavyweight titles and it was a pleasant fight. The first fight had ended in a draw, but one judge gave the victory to Hopkins and, in Canada, this means a lot… This time Hopkins defeated Pascal by unanimous decision and, having 46 years, supplanted George Foreman as the oldest world champion in boxing history. Congratulations to Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins. Watch the video!

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2005 best BOXING fight – Jermain Taylor vs Bernard Hopkins 1 – Video full fight

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5_stars_allthebestfights Review: the style of fighting of Jermain Taylor and Bernard Hopkins is not usually among the most spectacular, but during 2005 they faced twice giving life to two beautiful fights (especially the first one). Hopkins was the undisputed champion of the middleweight division and he did not lose since 1993 (against Roy Jones Jr), but “The Executioner”, in 2005, was already 40 years old, 13 more than Taylor who was also undefeated. The first fight Taylor vs Hopkins was valid for four world titles: WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO. Watch the video!

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