IBR on The Cruelest Sport


“Bernard Hopkins, now 48, and at the mercy of increasing corporeal limitation, has adopted his own, inflexible, difficult, and dull approach; he too, trying to reduce the possibility of error, lest some such mistake sees him deprived of his daylights. There have been a few false moves along the way, including a draw with Jean Pascal and a majority decision loss to Chad Dawson in April. But in Hopkins’ rebellion de jour—directed this time against Chronos, Hopkins having largely dispensed with the anti-establishment rhetoric when Golden Boy came courting—he has managed to throw a fire blanket over the burning desires to cook his goose.”

Read “All Action Requires Forgetting: Tavoris Cloud-Bernard Hopkins Preview” on The Cruelest Sport.


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