Bernard Hopkins vs. Jermain Taylor (1st meeting)

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Total Punches Hopkins Taylor
Landed 96 86
Thrown 326 453
Pct. 29% 19%
Jabs Hopkins Taylor
Landed 18 36
Thrown 109 264
Pct. 17% 14%
Power Punches Hopkins Taylor
Landed 78 50
Thrown 217 189
Pct. 36% 26%

2005-07-16 : Bernard Hopkins 160 lbs lost to Jermain Taylor 160 lbs by SD in round 12 of 12


Notes

Bernard Hopkins vs. Jermain Taylor 1 (poster).jpg
  • Hopkins made $4 million and Taylor made $1.4 million.
  • The fight generated 370,000 pay-per-view buys and $17.5 million in PPV revenue.
  • Results of HBO's unofficial "Fight Night" scale: Hopkins 168 lbs, Taylor 171 lbs.
  • Taylor wins The Ring Magazine's World Middleweight Title.
  • The Associated Press reported: "Hopkins had won a record 20 consecutive defenses, but he started slowly and only got to Taylor late in the fight. By then, the undefeated challenger had built up a big enough lead on two judges' scorecards to take the crown."

Unofficial Scorecards

  • Jerry Magee, San Diego Union-Tribune: 114-114 Draw
  • Dan Rafael, ESPN: 114-114 Draw
  • TheSweetScience.com: 117-111 Taylor
  • Harold Lederman, HBO: 115-113 Taylor
  • Kevin Iole, Las Vegas Review-Journal: 115-113 Hopkins
  • Max Kellerman, HBO: 115-113 Hopkins
  • Michael Katz, Reuters: 115-113 Hopkins
  • Paul Upham, SecondsOut.com: 115-113 Hopkins
  • Associated Press: 114-113 Hopkins
  • Ramiro Gonzalez, La Opinion: 116-112 Hopkins
  • Doug Fischer, MaxBoxing.com: 116-112 Hopkins
  • David Mayo, Grand Rapids Press: 116-112 Hopkins
  • Keith Idec, New Jersey Herald-News: 116-112 Hopkins
  • David Avila, Riverside Press Enterprise: 116-112 Hopkins
  • Tim Smith, New York Daily News: 116-112 Hopkins
  • Ron Borges,Boston Globe: 116-112 Hopkins
  • Joe Santoloquito, The Ring Magazine: 116-113 Hopkins
  • Robert Morales, Los Angeles Daily News: 117-111 Hopkins
  • Franklin McNeil, Newark Star-Ledger: 117-111 Hopkins
  • Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com: 117-111 Hopkins
  • Ivan Goldman, The Ring Magazine: 117-111 Hopkins

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See Also


Preceded by:
Hopkins vs. Eastman
WBA Middleweight Title Fight
# 94
WBC Middleweight Title Fight
# 83
WBO Middleweight Title Fight
# 38
Succeeded by:
Taylor vs. Hopkins II
Preceded by:
Hopkins vs. Eastman
IBF Middleweight Title Fight
# 46
Succeeded by:
Abraham vs. Ikeke