• Hopkins becomes oldest to unify world titles

    Bernard Hopkins, the oldest world champion in boxing history at age 49, became the eldest fighter to unify world titles Saturday when he defeated Beibut Shumenov in a light-heavyweight showdown. Two judges gave ageless wonder Hopkins a split-decision victory by the same score, 116-111, while the…

  • Fabricio Werdum Played it Safe in Effort to Secure UFC Heavyweight Title Shot

    Fabricio Werdum beat Travis Browne for the better part of five rounds at UFC on FOX 11, and the Brazilian heavyweight thought ahead of time that taking Browne into deep water would be the way to come out on top. There was a plan consisting of exploitation in the weeks leading into the UFC main event.

    MMA Weekly
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  • Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight titles at 49

    (Reuters) - American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to add the Kazak's WBA light-heavyweight title to his IBF crown. The 49-year-old American was awarded the fight 116-111 by two judges but…

  • Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernard Hopkins made some more boxing history, and did it in rather easy fashion.

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  • Quigg stops Munyai to keep WBA super-bantam title

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Scott Quigg of Britain retained his WBA super-bantamweight title by stopping substitute Tshifhiwa Munyai of South Africa in the second round on Saturday.

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  • Hopkins putting Father Time on the ropes at 49

    Bernard Hopkins, boxing's oldest world champion at age 49, isn't getting knocked out by Father Time just yet. Hopkins, the International Boxing Federation light-heavyweight champion, risks his world title Saturday against World Boxing Association champion Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan. "He's a…

  • Douglas Lima on Bellator Welterweight Title: “This is What I Came Here For”

    When Douglas Lima first challenged for the Bellator welterweight championship in 2012, he was riding a multi-fight winning streak and was the perennial irresistible force headed toward the immovable object in then-champion Ben Askren. Askren was able to pick up the win via unanimous decision, but…

    MMA Weekly
  • '40-and-up club': Ageless Hopkins after more belts

    As Bernard Hopkins snatched two championship belts displayed in front of Beibut Shumenov and moved them to his own spot on the dais, the light heavyweight from Kazakhstan sat expressionless, seemingly unmoved by the brashness of the ageless American. But Thursday's event, promoting a title…

    The Associated Press
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