Name: Bernard Hopkins
Alias: The Executioner
Birth Name: Bernard Hopkins Jr
Born: 1965-01-15 (Age:49)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Height: 6′ 1″ / 185cm
Reach: 75″ / 191cm
Boxing Record: click
Trainers: Bouie Fisher and Nazim Richardson
Bernard Hopkins Gallery
Minor and Regional Titles
The Ring Magazine Titles
- World Middleweight Title (2002-2005)
- World Light Heavyweight Title (2006-2008, 2011-2012)
- Has a record of 23-3-2, 2NC (13 KOs) in World Title fights.
- Has a record of 15-5-1 1NC (6 KOs) against former or current world titleists.
- Won against Lupe Aquino, John David Jackson, Glen Johnson, Simon Brown, Keith Holmes, Felix Trinidad, Carl Daniels, William Joppy, Oscar De La Hoya, Antonio Tarver, Ronald (Winky) Wright, Kelly Pavlik, Roy Jones Jr., Jean Pascal, Tavoris Cloud
- Lost against Roy Jones Jr., Jermain Taylor (x2), Joe Calzaghe, Chad Dawson
- Drew against Jean Pascal
- No Contest against Chad Dawson
Awards and Other Achievements
- Named 2001 "Fighter of the Year" by the BWAA, The Ring, and the World Boxing Hall of Fame.
- Longest reign as World Middleweight Champion (10 years, 2 months, and 17 days), surpassing Tommy Ryan.
- Most title defenses as World Middleweight Champion (20), surpassing Carlos Monzon.
- Oldest fighter ever to hold the World Middleweight Championship (40 years, 6 months, and 1 day), surpassing Sugar Ray Robinson.
- Became the oldest fighter ever to win a world championship (48 years, 1 month, and 22 days) when he defeated Tavoris Cloud to win the IBF Light Heavyweight Championship on March 9, 2013. He surpassed his own record (46 years, 4 months, and 6 days), which he set when he defeated Jean Pascal to win the WBC Light Heavyweight Championship on May 11, 2011. The previous record holder was George Foreman. Hopkins also became the oldest fighter ever to hold the World Light Heavyweight Championship, surpassing Archie Moore.
Roy Jones Jr.
| IBF Middleweight Champion
1995 Apr 29 – 2005 Jul 16
| WBC Middleweight Champion
2001 Apr 14 – 2005 Jul 16
Lost bid for Super Championship
| WBA Middleweight Champion
2001 Sep 29 – 2005 Jul 16
Oscar De La Hoya
| WBO Middleweight Champion
2004 Sep 18 – 2005 Jul 16
| WBC Light Heavyweight Champion
2011 May 21 – 2012 Apr 28
| IBF Light Heavyweight Champion
2013 Mar 9 – present