Bernard Hopkins vs. Felix Trinidad

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Hopkins drops Trinidad in the 12th round.

2001-09-29 : Felix Trinidad 158½ lbs lost to Bernard Hopkins 157 lbs by TKO at 1:18 in round 12 of 12


Notes

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  • The fight was originally scheduled for September 15, 2001, but it was postponed due to the September 11th terrorist attacks.
  • Final of The Middleweight World Championship Series.
  • Trinidad was a 2 to 1 betting favorite.
  • Hopkins dropped Trinidad with a right in the 12th round.
  • Trinidad's trainer, Felix Trinidad Sr., came into the ring and stopped the fight.
  • Trinidad earned $9 million, and Hopkins earned $2.5 million.
  • The fight generated 475,000 pay-per-view buys and $20.4 million in PPV revenue. [1] [2]
  • Round 10 was named The Ring Magazine Round of the Year for 2001.
  • Official Program


Preceded by:
Trinidad vs. Joppy
WBA Middleweight Title Fight Succeeded by:
Hopkins vs. Daniels
Preceded by:
Hopkins vs. Holmes
IBF Middleweight Title Fight
# 39
WBC Middleweight Title Fight
# 76
Succeeded by:
Hopkins vs. Daniels