Bernard Hopkins vs. Antwun Echols (2nd meeting)

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2000-12-01 : Bernard Hopkins 158½ lbs beat Antwun Echols 160 lbs by TKO at 1:42 in round 10 of 12


- Echols deducted two points in the 6th for bodyslamming Hopkins to the canvas, dislocating his shoulder.
- Hopkins chooses to fight on rather than win by disqualification.
- Echols down in the 7th.
- Hopkins deducted a point in the 8th for holding behind the head.

- Echols was ranked #1 IBF Middleweight contender.


Preceded by:
Hopkins vs. Vanderpool
IBF Middleweight Title Fight
# 37
Succeeded by:
Hopkins vs. Holmes