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Nickname: The Executioner

Bernard Hopkins

Legend World Champion
Born Jan 15, 1965
Age 49
Height 6'1"
Reach 75"
Head Trainers Nazim Richardson
Stance Orthodox
Division Light Heavyweight
Years Active 1988; 1990 - Present
Record 54 6 2
NC 2
KOs 32
KO% 50%

  Origin  

Philadelphia, PA, USA

  Profile  

Bernard Hopkins record: 54-6-2
Knockouts-to-fights ratio: 50%
Rounds boxed: 482

  Strengths  

  • Excellent technician; Versatile
  • Counterpunching
  • Punching accuracy
  • Durability
  • Defense
  • Experience vs top boxers

  Facts  

Longest-ever reign as World Middleweight Champion

Most title defenses as World Middleweight Champion (20)

Oldest fighter in history to hold the World Middleweight Title (40)

Oldest fighter to win a major world title (46) 

  Major World Titles  

WBC Light Heavyweight
2011-Present

IBO Light Heavyweight
2006

WBO Middleweight
2004 – 2005

Undisputed Middleweight
2001 – 2005

IBF Middleweight
1995 – 2005

  Significant Wins  

UD 12 Jean Pascal - 2011
UD 12 Kelly Pavlik - 2008
UD 12 Winky Wright - 2007
UD 12 Antonio Tarver - 2006
KO 9 Oscar De La Hoya - 2004
UD 12 William Joppy - 2003
TKO 12 Felix Trinidad - 2001
TKO 10 Keith Holmes - 2001
TKO 6 Simon Brown - 1998
TKO 11 Glen Johnson - 1997
TKO 7 John David Jackson - 1997 

  Significant Loses  

MD 12 Chad Dawson - 2012
SD 12 Joe Calzaghe - 2008
SD 12 Jermain Taylor - 2005
UD 12 Jermain Taylor - 2005
UD 10 Roy Jones, Jr - 1993

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