Bernard Hopkins in new Prada ad
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Prada Enlists Boxer Bernard Hopkins For New Eyewear Ad Campaign

Boxing great and future Hall of Famer, Bernard "The Executioner", has been tapped by Prada for a new ad campaign in support of their eyewear line. The boxer was photographed by Brigitte Lacombe, a world-class portrait photographer, as he showcased the new Prada "Linea Rossa" eyewear collection, named after the "sweet science": Prada Upper Cut, Prada Jab, Prada Barnburner. "I am thrilled to be a part of this campaign," said Hopkins. "Prada is known throughout the world as a top luxury brand and as a world champion...
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Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! To Make Wax Figure Of Boxer Bernard Hopkins

When boxing great, Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins, retires from the sports, he'll definitely be remembered as one of the greatest of all-time. Hopkins is definitely in a class of his own, which is why Ripley's Believe It or Not! will make a wax figure of him to be displayed at a Ripley Odditorium in the future. Next week, on Monday (July 18) and Tuesday (July 19), Hopkins will be in the F/X Department at the world headquarters of Ripley's Believe It or Not! in Orlando to begin the tedious task of having a full body wax casting made...
Bernard Hopkins honored by Pennsylvania State Government
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Boxer Bernard Hopkins Honored By Pennsylvania State Government

The Pennsylvania State Government honored hometown native and boxing legend, Bernard Hopkins, at the state's capital on Wednesday (June 22) for his recent WBC Light Heavyweight World Championship victory as the oldest fighter in boxing history to win a world title. The 42-year-old boxer was invited by Senator Vincent Hughes, who has represented the state's 7th District (covers parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery County) since 1994...

Boxer Bernard Hopkins Honored In Philadelphia By City’s Mayor

Boxing great and current WBC Light Heavyweight champ, Bernard Hopkins, was honored in his hometown of Philadelphia on Wednesday (June 1) by Mayor Michael Nutter for his recent history-making win over Jean Pascal last month. On May 21st, the 42-year-old made boxing history in Montreal, Canada, when he won a title fight against Pascal by unanimous decision, and became the oldest fighter in the sport's history to win a major world title...

Roy Jones Jr KO’d In Russia; Bernard Hopkins Becomes Oldest Fighter To Win Title

At one point in his career, he was considered the best pound-for-pound fighter in the post of boxing, but on Saturday (May 21), Roy Jones Jr. was KO'd. Fans and critics questioned whether the boxer, now 42, should should hang up his gloves and retire. While Jones was being KO'd in Australia, his long time rival, Bernard Hopkins, was making history in Montreal, Canada. At 46-year-old, "The Executioner" became the oldest fighter to win a major world championship...

Bernard Hopkins Gets Another Shot At Champ Jean Pascal In May Rematch

After claiming he was robbed in a draw against champ Jean Pascal in December, Bernard Hopkins is getting another chance to make history (if he wins) -- to become the oldest fighter to win a significant world title -- when they face off again on May 21. Their bout in December was one of the most talked-about fights of that year, with fans across the continent hotly debating the outcome to this day. Whatever side was taken, everyone agreed...

Bernard Hopkins Says He Was Robbed In Draw Against Pascal, Demands Rematch

Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins was hoping to make boxing history last Saturday (December 18) against Light Heavyweight champ Jean Pascal, by becoming the oldest fighter to win a significant world title. But instead, the bout ended in a draw, despite many believing B-Hop deserved a decision victory. Since the fight, Hopkins reviewed the tape and agrees, claiming the judges robbed him of a victory that was "clearly" his...

Bernard Hopkins To Make Boxing History If He Defeats Jean Pascal This Weekend

When the legendary Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins faces WBC, Ring Magazine and IBO Light Heavyweight Champion Jean Pascal on Saturday (December 18) in Canada, he could make history. On the night of the fight, Hopkins will be 28 days shy of his forty-sixth birthday, and on the verge of boxing history. If he defeats Pascal, he will become the oldest fighter in the history of the sport to win a significant world title...

Bernard Hopkins Hopes To Regain Title Against Champ Jean Pascal In December

Boxing vet and future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins is ready to take on his 59th fight this coming December against young upstart WBC World Champion Jean Pascal during a live fight in Pascal's home of Quebec. The World Light Heavyweight Championship fight is set to take place on December 18th at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City, in addition to being televised live on Showtime. For Hopkins, it's do or die...

Roy Jones, Bernard Hopkins Rematch To Air Live On The Big Screen

Roy Jones Jr. is set to take on Bernard Hopkins in their highly anticipated face-off, dubbed "The Rivals," this Saturday (April 3) in Las Vegas. For those who won't be in attendance, you have a few options on how to watch it. Either by pay-per-view, or in HD LIVE in 150 select movie theaters across the U.S., thanks to NCM Fathom...