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10 Year Anniversary – Greatest Fights – Part 2

2007 featured a few good fights for Boxing, here I want to revisit some of the best fights of the year and their impact that those matches made on the fight game moving forward. Here is my Part 2 of some of the best fights of 2007. 3/17/2007 – Juan Manuel Marquez vs Marco Antonio Barrera for the Featherweight Championship This fight was a battle between two Mexican greats; one entering his prime in Marquez, while Barrera was the popular Mexican warrior. The fight featured many fireworks including in round 7 where Marquez was knockdown. However, the referee ruled the ...

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Bernard Hopkins extended Q&A interview ahead of final career fight

Placing an exclamation point at the end of a decades long career, former two-division world champion and future Hall of Famer Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (55-7 2, 32 KOs) will be delivering a performance reflective of his extensive career taking on the best as he faces Joe Smith, Jr. (22-1, 18 KOs) this Saturday, Dec. 17 on HBO World Championship Boxing®.

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Q&A interview with unbeaten Joseph Diaz, closes out year on Bernard Hopkins farewell card

On December 17th, Joseph “Jojo” Diaz, Jr. (22-0, 13 KOs) returns to action for a 10-round slugfest against Horacio “Violento” Garcia (30-1-1, 22 KOs) as the co-main event of Bernard Hopkins’s final fight at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, California. Golden Boy Promotions caught up with the charismatic and undefeated fighter from South El Monte, CA ahead of the biggest fight of his career in an exclusive Q&A session. Below is what “Jojo” had to say:

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Bernard Hopkins honored by Philly mayor Jim Kenney, plus workout photos ahead of final bout

Living legend and former two-division world champion Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (55-7 2, 32 KOs) was recognized by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney with an honorary ceremonial Liberty Bell to commemorate his final career fight against Joe Smith, Jr. set for Saturday, December 17 at The Forum in Los Angeles. The bout will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®.

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