Bernard Hopkins vs. Howard Eastman

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2005-02-19 : Bernard Hopkins 159½ lbs beat Howard Eastman 159½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12


Comments

- With the victory, Hopkins ties Larry Holmes's mark of 20 straight title defenses.
- Hopkins defends his Ring Magazine middleweight world title.
- Howard Eastman was ranked #1 WBC Middleweight contender.

External Link(s):

The Boxing Times analysis
Hopkins Wins Number 20 - An account of this fight can be found here

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Preceded by:
Hopkins vs. De La Hoya
IBF Middleweight Title Fight
# 45
WBA Middleweight Title Fight
WBC Middleweight Title Fight
# 82
WBO Middleweight Title Fight
# 37
Succeeded by:
Hopkins vs. Taylor I