Tag: Bernard Hopkins

The Boxing World Loses a Pivotal Figure, R.I.P. Brotha Naazim Richardson (1965-2020) 📰

Rest in peace to legendary Philly boxing Trainer 🗣️Naazim Richardson. Among the fighters Richardson guided in his storied career were 🇺🇸Bernard Hopkins, 🇺🇸Shane Mosley, 🇺🇸Steve Cunningham & other standouts.  One thing that was notable with Richardson was that his fighters often reached new plateaus under his guidance, pushing Hopkins towards becoming Undisputed Middleweight World Champion, and his handling of Sugar Shane Mosley in his latter stages to once again become Lineal Welterweight Champion. Continue reading “The Boxing World Loses a Pivotal Figure, R.I.P. Brotha Naazim Richardson (1965-2020) 📰”

Boxer’s Greatest Nights (Hopkins Takes His Place As a Legend, Defeats Trinidad to Become Undisputed Middleweight Champion) 📺

By Tre Berry III🖊️ | 03/30/2020

The finale towards crowning an Undisputed Middleweight Champion of the world took place on September 29th, 2001.  Crafty and ruggedly skilled longtime Middleweight World Titlist 🇺🇸Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (39-2-1,  KO👊) was looking to make the 14th defense of his IBF title, and his first defense of the WBC strap that he had won from 🇺🇸Keith Holmes a fight prior, while Puerto Rico’s legendary wrecking-ball 🇵🇷Felix “Tito” Trinidad (40-0-0, 33KO👊👊) was looking to defend his WBA Middleweight Title that he ripped away from 🇺🇸William Joppy earlier that year by way of 🔥fiery destruction and malice.  Continue reading “Boxer’s Greatest Nights (Hopkins Takes His Place As a Legend, Defeats Trinidad to Become Undisputed Middleweight Champion) 📺”