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BERNARD HOPKINS GIVES EPIC SPEECH ON REASON FOR RETIRING: "NOBODY'S LAUGHING AT ME ANYMORE"

By Rahman Mcgilberry | December 06, 2016
"Do you know how many times they laughed at me when I had these long speeches that I'm having now...nobody's laughing at me anymore...that laughing made my motivated...how do I know it's time...I can't find nobody to laugh no more," stated former world champion and future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins, who gave an epic speech on the reason why he's retiring. Check it out!

BERNARD HOPKINS GIVES EPIC SPEECH ON REASON FOR RETIRING: "NOBODY'S LAUGHING AT ME ANYMORE"
December 06, 2016 - "Do you know how many times they laughed at me when I had these long speeches that I'm having now...nobody's laughing at me anymore...that laughing made my motivated...how do I know it's time...I can't find nobody to laugh no more," stated former world champion and future Hall of ......

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December 06, 2016 - "You gotta ask him...you talk to him; he'll tell you...I remember when Naazim had a stroke...I knew that he wasn't in position to do it...it was a reason...as we make history...this ain't about none of them, my great trainers...it's about the final one," stated former world champion ......

BERNARD HOPKINS SAYS ROY JONES JR. WAS ONE-DIMENSIONAL AND NO COMPARISON TO HIM; EXPLAINS WHY
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BERNARD HOPKINS SHOWS SURGICAL PRECISION ONE LAST TIME ON MITTS WITH JOHN DAVID JACKSON; PREPS FOR FINAL FIGHT
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KELL BROOK ANALYZES DAVID HAYE VS. TONY BELLEW; TALKS JOSHUA VS. MOLINA AND WARD'S WIN OVER KOVALEV
December 04, 2016 - "I'm sick of sitting on the fence...I'm just going to be honest...I think David Haye is going to be too big for Tony Bellew...he's a naturally bigger fighter...don't get anything mistaken, Tony Bellew has got a very, very powerful shot, so anything can happen," stated welterweight ......

KELL BROOK RIPS "AMIR KARDASHIAN" KHAN; EAGER TO "PUT HIM TO SLEEP" AND PUT FIGHT TO BED
December 04, 2016 - "I'd love a unification with Manny Pacquiao...why not lock horns together and fight each other...you've got that Amir Kardashian...there's been talk about me and him fighting for years...people want to see that fight...he's taking away from these lovely fans...I want to put him to ......

KELL BROOK ADMITS ERROL SPENCE IS "VERY GOOD", BUT VOWS TO MAKE 147, DEFEND TITLE AND UNIFY WITH PACQUIAO
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KELL BROOK LOOKS BACK ON GOLOVKIN CLASH AND REVEALS WHAT HE COULD'VE DONE BETTER TO GET VICTORY
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THOMAS DULORME TALKS SPARRING FLOYD MAYWEATHER RECENTLY; GUNNING FOR GARCIA VS. THURMAN WINNER
December 04, 2016 - "It was tremendous...real exciting...I was surprised...I said thank you to Floyd for giving me the opportunity...I'm coming for the Barclays Center...January 14th...everything is going good with Alex Ariza," stated welterweight contender Thomas Dulorme, who talked about his recent sparring with ......

RICKY FUNEZ INSISTS BRANDON RIOS WILL KO VICTOR ORTIZ OR MAKE HIM QUIT; EXPLAINS IMPROVEMENTS HE'S MADE
December 04, 2016 - "He's focusing...he's going down on weight...his footwork is coming along...his head movement is coming along...he's doing stuff that he hasn't done in a long time...I happy with the results that I'm seeing...he's going to knock out Victor Ortiz...he's going to make him ......

ROY JONES JR. SAYS CONOR MCGREGOR IS A SPECIAL FIGHTER; EXPLAINS WHY "HE'S LIKE ALI"
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TMT'S MAURICE LEE SOUNDS OFF ON FIRST LOSS; INSISTS HE WON AND VOWS TO KO "RUNNING HO" IN REMATCH
December 03, 2016 - "He was a tough competitor...he came to fight, but he didn't win that fight...even judges came up to me saying he didn't win that fight...we gonna do it again...I'm not going to leave it in the judges' hands," stated up-and-coming welterweight Maurice Lee, who talked about the first ......

TMT'S DEJUAN BLAKE KEEPS IT REAL ON MAYWEATHER FIGHTERS TAKING A LOSS; TEACHES NOT EVERYONE CAN BE FLOYD
December 03, 2016 - "Everything is a learning experience...there's only going to be one TBE...I'm glad that they have a learning experience to make them work harder...the eras is different...the times change," stated manager Dejuan Blake, who talked about the latest Mayweather Promotions card and much more. ......

BERMANE STIVERNE VOWS TO STOP ALEXANDER POVETKIN; SAYS "FAKE CHAMPION" DEONTAY WILDER IS MAIN GOAL
December 03, 2016 - "I'll stop him...I'm in good shape...I'm just ready to get it done...since the amateurs, that's all I be doing, going in people's backyards and crashing the party...it's just me an him in the ring...rest assured it's not going the distance," stated former heavyweight ......

MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS CEO LEONARD ELLERBE COMMENTS ON CONOR MCGREGOR'S BOXING LICENSE; COULD CARE LESS
December 03, 2016 - "That's what happens when you're a mega-superstar...people always speaking on his name...he stays relevant...I don't even want to talk about him no more...my message was very clear," stated Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, who shared his thoughts on UFC star Conor McGregor ......

BERMANE STIVERNE SAYS MCGREGOR IN BOXING IS NOTHING TO TALK ABOUT; QUESTIONS WHY MEDIA ENTERTAINING IT
December 03, 2016 - "I don't know why you guys entertain that...Floyd shouldn't have even answered...there's nothing to talk about...I don't think any of them guys are fighters...it's two different sports," stated former heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne, who shared his thoughts on UFC star ......

ANDREW TABITI SAYS CONOR MCGREGOR'S HANDS ARE GOOD FOR MMA, BUT NOT ADVANCED ENOUGH FOR BOXING; EXPLAINS
December 03, 2016 - "I think he wants the Floyd fight...it's just a money fight...it's cool...he's a good boxer for MMA fighters, but he's not advanced," stated cruiserweight contender Andrew Tabiti, who shared his thoughts on UFC star Conor McGregor getting a boxing license. Check it out! ......

J'LEON LOVE SAYS DON'T HATE MCGREGOR COMING TO BOXING FOR "REAL MONEY", BUT OTHER MMA FIGHTERS BOX BETTER
December 03, 2016 - "Who gives a...we got MMA guys at our gym that box all the damn day that will beat him...we got amateur kids that'll box the shit out of that boy...you can't hate him for trying to get some money...we get real money in that boxing," stated super middleweight J'Leon Love, who shared his ......

UFC'S ALESSANDRO RICCI WARNS CONOR MCGREGOR; EAGER TO TEST HIS STRIKING IN A BOXING RING
December 03, 2016 - "I've been at it for over two decades...I'm a striker...I'm a knockout artist...I'm just grinding every day...McGregor, you better watch out brother," stated UFC lightweight Alessandro Ricci, who warned UFC champion Conor McGregor that he's eager to test his striking skills in a ......

ISHE SMITH EXPLAINS WHY ANDRE WARD DESERVED VICTORY; SAYS KOVALEV DID NOTHING AFTER 6 ROUNDS
December 03, 2016 - "I didn't think Kovalev did nothing late...two of them early rounds, I couldn't score...they were so close...he beat a person that nobody thought he was going to beat...he wiped out the 68 division back in the day," stated former world champion Ishe Smith, who shared his thoughts on Andre ......

ISHE SMITH SAYS MCGREGOR IN BOXING MAY NOT DO WELL, BUT MAYWEATHER FIGHT IS BIGGEST PPV OUT THERE
December 03, 2016 - "Money talks, man...he talks a good game...I like him...he sells, man...I don't know how well he'll do in boxing...that's the only fight that makes sense to me...he's carrying the UFC right now," stated former world champion Ishe Smith, who shared his thoughts on UFC star Conor ......

BADOU JACK ANALYZES ANDRE WARD'S VICTORY OVER KOVALEV; THINKS WARD FIGURED HIM OUT AND DOES BETTER IN REMATCH
December 03, 2016 - "It was a very close fight...I was there ringside...I had it 6 rounds each...you gotta give Kovalev an extra point for the knockdown...Ward kind of figured him out...in a rematch, I think he's going to do better," stated super middleweight champion Badou Jack, who shared his thoughts on Andre ......

BADOU JACK WARNS CONOR MCGREGOR: "IT LOOKS EASY FROM THE OUTSIDE...START FIGHTING AMATEURS"
December 03, 2016 - "It looks easy from the outside...he should start fighting amateurs...he's good at what he does...they pay better in boxing than UFC...it's totally different...they don't got no defense," stated super middleweight champion Badou Jack, who shared his thoughts on UFC star Conor McGregor ......

ASHELY THEOPHANE TALKS 40TH WIN; GUNNING FOR RICKY BURNS IN UK OR VEGAS
December 03, 2016 - "Lou was happy with how I trained for this fight...I fought for my team and I listened to my team...everyone said I looked good...the main goal is the world title shot...Burns has the title I fought Broner for...Burns would be the fight," stated jr. welterweight contender Ashley Theophane, who ......

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