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Bernard Hopkins

W L D
55 7 2
32 KOs 0 KOs
last 6


rating
ranking
bouts 66
rounds 506
KOs 48%
 
global ID 1414
US ID020173
birth nameBernard Humphrey Hopkins Jr
aliasThe Executioner / The Alien
born 1965-01-15 / age 50
debut1988-10-11 / age 23
divisionlight heavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 1″   /   185cm
reach
75″   /   191cm
residence
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
birth place
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2014-11-08
173½Sergey Kovalev174½25 0 1
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: David Fields   judges: Larry Layton 106-120, Carlos Ortiz Jr 107-120, Clark Sammartino 107-120
WBA Super World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Robert Mack)
IBF World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Daryl Peoples)
WBO World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Francisco Valcarcel)
Hopkins down in rd 1
2014-04-19
172½Beibut Shumenov174½14 1 0
DC Armory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Earl Brown   judges: Gustavo Padilla 113-114, Dave Moretti 116-111, Jerry Roth 116-111
WBA Super World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Gilberto Jesus Mendoza)
IBF World light heavyweight title
International Boxing Association light heavyweight title
Shumenov down in 11th rd. IBA title not on the line for Hopkins as he didn't pay the sanctioning fee.
2013-10-26
172½Karo Murat17425 1 1
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Julie Lederman 119-108, Joseph Pasquale 119-108, Benoit Roussel 117-110
IBF World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Lindsey Tucker)
2013-03-09
174½Tavoris Cloud173¾24 0 0
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Earl Brown   judges: John Poturaj 116-112, Tom Schreck 117-111, John Stewart 116-112
IBF World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Lindsey Tucker)
Cloud cut over left eye lid from accidental head butt in rd. 6 and cut over right eye lid from accidental head butt in rd. 12
2012-04-28
173½Chad Dawson174½30 1 0
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LMD12/12
 L 
MD
12/12
  
referee: Eddie Cotton   judges: Dick Flaherty 111-117, Luis Rivera 114-114, Steve Weisfeld 111-117
WBC World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Jack Williams)
2011-10-15
173½Chad Dawson174¼30 1 0
Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
NNC2/12
 N 
NC
2/12
  
time: 2:48   referee: Pat Russell   judges: Marty DenkinLou MoretOren Shellenberger
WBC World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Bob Logist)
Hopkins is unable to continue after accidental injury.
2011-05-21
174¾Jean Pascal174¾26 1 1
Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Ian John-Lewis   judges: Rey Danseco 116-112, Anek Hongtongkam 115-114, Guido Cavalleri 115-113
International Boxing Organization World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Hilton Whitaker III)
WBC World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Joe Dwyer)
vacant WBC Diamond light heavyweight title; IBO title vacant after the fight because Hopkins didn't pay sanctioning fee.
2010-12-18
174½Jean Pascal174¼26 1 0
Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
DMD12/12
 D 
MD
12/12
  
referee: Michael Griffin   judges: Claude Paquette 113-113, Daniel Van de Wiele 114-114, Steve Morrow 114-112
WBC World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Bob Yalen)
International Boxing Organization World light heavyweight title (supervisor: Hilton Whitaker III)
vacant WBC Diamond light heavyweight title
2010-04-03
175Roy Jones Jr17554 6 0
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Tony Weeks   judges: Dave Moretti 118-109, Glenn Trowbridge 117-110, Don Trella 117-110
2009-12-02
175Enrique Ornelas173½29 5 0
Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Gary Rosato   judges: Bobby Grasso 118-110, Steve Weisfeld 119-109, Raul Caiz Jr 120-109
2008-10-18
170Kelly Pavlik16934 0 0
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Benjy Esteves Jr.   judges: Barbara Perez 117-109, Alan Rubenstein 119-106, Steve Weisfeld 118-108
2008-04-19
173Joe Calzaghe17344 0 0
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Ted Gimza 112-115, Chuck Giampa 111-116, Adalaide Byrd 114-113
Calzaghe down in the 1st.
2007-07-21
170Ronald Wright17051 3 1
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Robert Byrd   judges: Glen Hamada 116-112, Dave Moretti 117-111, Glenn Trowbridge 117-111
2006-06-10
174Antonio Tarver17424 3 0
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Benjy Esteves Jr.   judges: John Coyle 118-109, Clark Sammartino 118-109, Al Bennett 118-109
International Boxing Organization World light heavyweight title
NBA Light Heavyweight Title
2005-12-03
160Jermain Taylor15924 0 0
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Jay Nady   judges: Dave Moretti 113-115, Chuck Giampa 113-115, Patricia Morse Jarman 113-115
WBC World middleweight title
WBA Super World middleweight title
WBO World middleweight title
2005-07-16
160Jermain Taylor16023 0 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Jay Nady   judges: Duane Ford 113-115, Jerry Roth 116-112, Paul Smith 113-115
WBA Super World middleweight title (supervisor: George Martinez)
WBC World middleweight title
IBF World middleweight title
WBO World middleweight title
2005-02-19
159½Howard Eastman159½40 1 0
Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Raul Caiz Jr   judges: Lou Filippo 119-110, Daniel Van de Wiele 117-111, Ken Morita 116-112
WBC World middleweight title
WBA Super World middleweight title (supervisor: Robert Mack)
IBF World middleweight title
WBO World middleweight title
2004-09-18
156Oscar De La Hoya15537 3 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO9/12
 W  
KO
9/12
  
time: 1:38   referee: Kenny Bayless   judges: Dave Moretti 79-73, Paul Smith 78-74, Keith MacDonald 75-77
WBA Super World middleweight title (supervisor: York Van Nixon)
WBC World middleweight title
IBF World middleweight title
WBO World middleweight title
2004-06-05
159Robert Allen16036 4 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Carol Castellano 119-107, Jerry Roth 119-107, Patricia Morse Jarman 117-109
WBC World middleweight title
WBA Super World middleweight title (supervisor: Rodolfo Fortich)
IBF World middleweight title
Allen penalized one point in 5th for low blows. Allen down in 7th.
2003-12-13
160William Joppy15934 2 1
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Earl Morton   judges: Melvina Lathan 119-109, Steve Weisfeld 119-108, John Stewart 118-109
WBC World middleweight title
WBA Super World middleweight title (supervisor: Renzo Bagnariol)
IBF World middleweight title
2003-03-29
158½Morrade Hakkar15931 3 0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W RTD8/12
 W  
RTD
8/12
  
referee: Frank Cappuccino   judges: Alfred Asaro 70-63, Dick Flaherty 70-62, Tom Kaczmarek 70-62
WBC World middleweight title
WBA Super World middleweight title
IBF World middleweight title
2002-02-02
158¾Carl Daniels16047 3 1
Sovereign Center, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
W RTD10/12
 W  
RTD
10/12
  
referee: Frank Cappuccino   judges: Adelaide Triplett 100-90, Gary Ritter 100-90, Steve Weisfeld 100-89
WBC World middleweight title
WBA Super World middleweight title (supervisor: Aurelio Fiengo)
IBF World middleweight title
2001-09-29
157Felix Trinidad158½40 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO12/12
 W  
TKO
12/12
  
time: 1:18   referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Don Ackerman 109-100, Stanley Christodoulou 107-102, Anek Hongtongkam 107-102
WBC World middleweight title
WBA Super World middleweight title (supervisor: Gonzalo Lopez Silvero)
IBF World middleweight title
2001-04-14
159Keith Holmes157½36 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Steve Smoger   judges: George Colon 118-109, Larry Hazzard Jr. 117-110, Tom Kaczmarek 119-108
WBC World middleweight title
IBF World middleweight title
2000-12-01
158½Antwun Echols16024 3 1
Venetian Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 1:42   referee: Tony Weeks   judges: Bill Graham 89-78, Dave Moretti 89-78, Robert Byrd 89-78
IBF World middleweight title
2000-05-13
158½Syd Vanderpool16028 1 0
Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Bill Paige   judges: Fred Jones 118-110, George Hill 118-109, Harry Davis 116-112
IBF World middleweight title
1999-12-12
158½Antwun Echols16022 2 1
Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Frank Santore Jr   judges: Bill Ray 119-109, Vaughn LaPrade 118-110, John Rupert 118-110
IBF World middleweight title
1999-02-06
159Robert Allen15923 2 0
Convention Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 1:18   referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Paul Artisst 59-51, Al DeVito 59-52, Sheila Martin 59-52
IBF World middleweight title
~Allen down once in the 2nd and 6th~
1998-08-28
159Robert Allen16022 2 0
Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
NNC4/12
 N 
NC
4/12
  
time: 2:57   referee: Mills Lane   judges: Glen Hamada 30-27, Bill Graham 29-28, Mike Glienna 28-29
IBF World middleweight title
Fight ruled a NC after Hopkins was injured when accidentally pushed out of the ring by referee Lane, who was trying to break up one of the many clinches.
1998-01-31
160Simon Brown16047 6 0
Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
time: 1:00   referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Joseph Pasquale 50-45, Bill Graham 50-45, William Hutt 50-45
IBF World middleweight title
1997-11-18
160Andrew Council16027 5 3
Show Place Arena, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Kenny Chevalier   judges: Ernie Green 119-105, Bill Holmes 118-106, Paul Artisst 118-106
IBF World middleweight title
1997-07-20
160Glen Johnson159¾32 0 0
Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
time: 1:23   referee: Pat Russell   judges: Fritz Werner 100-90, Jon Schorle 100-90, Larry Rozadilla 100-90
IBF World middleweight title
1997-04-19
156½John David Jackson15635 2 0
Memorial Auditorium, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 2:22   referee: John Femia   judges: Barry Orgeron 59-54, Nelson Vazquez 59-54, Oscar Bryan 58-55
IBF World middleweight title
1996-07-16
158¼William Bo James15820 6 1
Resorts Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
time: 2:02   referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Eugene Grant 100-89, Al DeVito 100-88, Jean Williams 99-90
IBF World middleweight title
1996-03-16
160Joe Lipsey15825 0 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO4/12
 W  
KO
4/12
  
time: 2:50   referee: Mitch Halpern   judges: Duane Ford 30-27, Dalby Shirley 30-27, Stuart Winston 30-27
IBF World middleweight title
1996-01-27
159Steve Frank16015 2 1
Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 0:24   referee: Robert Ferrara   judges: John StewartSheila HarmonAaron Kizer
IBF World middleweight title
1995-04-29
158Segundo Mercado16018 2 1
US Air Arena, Landover, Maryland, USA
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 1:10   referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Sheila Harmon 59-55, John Stewart 60-53, Beeba Exton 59-55
vacant IBF World middleweight title
1994-12-17
157Segundo Mercado15818 2 0
Ruminahui Coliseum, Quito, Ecuador
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Sam Williams   judges: Al DeVito 114-111, Paul Gibbs 113-113, Francisco Hernandez 114-116
vacant IBF World middleweight title
Hopkins down in the 5th and the 7th.
1994-05-17
159Lupe Aquino16046 6 2
Merv Griffin's Resorts, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Eugene Grant 120-108, Al DeVito 120-108, Frank Brunette 120-108
USBA middleweight title
1994-02-26
163½Melvin Wynn16515 17 1
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 0:48   referee: Tony Orlando
1993-11-23
160Wendell Hall155¼15 1 0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
time: 0:28   referee: Hurley McCall   judges: Lynne CarterAl DeVitoFrank Brunette
USBA middleweight title (supervisor: Al Lucas)
1993-08-03
160Roy Ritchie15914 0 3
Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 1:41   referee: Richard Steele   judges: Patricia Morse JarmanKeith MacDonaldDalby Shirley
USBA middleweight title (supervisor: Alvin Goodman)
1993-05-22
159Roy Jones Jr159½21 0 0
RFK Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Al DeVito 112-116, Eugene Grant 112-116, Lynne Carter 112-116
vacant IBF World middleweight title
1993-02-16
158Gilbert Baptist16026 14 0
McNichols Sports Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Patricia Morse Jarman 117-110, Al DeVito 117-110, Jean Williams 115-112
USBA middleweight title
1992-12-04
158Wayne Powell15930 3 2
Merv Griffin's Resorts, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 0:21   referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Eugene GrantFrank BrunetteLynne Carter
vacant USBA middleweight title
1992-09-14
163½Eric Rhinehart164¼12 14 1
Outdoor Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:47   referee: John Carroll
1992-08-28
164James Stokes16313 4 0
Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:44   referee: Lindsey Page
1992-05-21
166Anibal Miranda1588 8 1
Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1992-04-03
165Randy Smith16524 23 1
Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Jean Williams 100-90, Vincent Rainone 100-90, John Stewart 100-90
1992-01-31
161Dennis Milton16216 3 1
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 3:00   referee: Hurley McCall   judges: Mercedes MedinaTommy ReidBill Nealon
1991-12-13
161Willie Kemp164½13 7 0
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1991-11-26
162¼David McCluskey16410 22 2
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
Some sources give this as TKO5. The Philadelphia Inquirer gives it as TKO7.
1991-09-23
163½Ralph Moncrief16325 15 0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 1:28
Moncrief down three times.
1991-07-09
163Danny Mitchell1647 16 1
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
time: 3:00   referee: Joe O'Neil
1991-06-20
163Pedro Marquez1634 3 0
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
time: 0:56   referee: Earl Morton
1991-03-18
162Steve Langley15813 12 1
Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
time: 1:10   referee: Toby Gibson
1991-02-26
163Richard Quiles158½4 8 0
National Guard Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1990-11-17
160½Mike Sapp1551 9 1
Lee County Civic Center, Fort Myers, Florida, USA
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
time: 0:35   referee: Max Parker Jr.
1990-10-20
161Darrin Oliver1601 3 0
Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
Oliver was knocked down.
1990-08-05
163Percy Harris1628 0 0
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
1990-06-30
159½Khalif Shabazz159½10 11 0
Trump Castle, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 0:36   referee: Ted Pick   judges: John StewartRichard StrangeLynne Carter
1990-05-31
168Jouvin Mercado171¾1 1 0
War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, New York, USA
W TKO2/4
 W  
TKO
2/4
  
time: 0:43   referee: Frank Adams
Mercado down in 1st and 2nd. Referee stops the fight without finishing the count.
1990-05-18
164½Eddie Tyler1637 8 0
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
1990-04-26
165Keith Gray163debut
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
1990-02-22
166Greg Paige1691 1 0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD4/4
 W  
UD
4/4
  
1988-10-11
177Clinton Mitchell174½debut
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LMD4/4
 L 
MD
4/4
  
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Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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