Sunday, July 17, 2005

Taylor Beats Hopkins – New Era Begins

By JE Grant

Jermain Taylor, 24-0, Little Rock, 160, captured a split-decision and with it the undisputed middleweight world championship over defending champion Bernard Hopkins, 46-3-1, Philadelphia, 160 in Las Vegas Saturday night. He did it by outworking the champion, who seemed intent on waiting to the latter half of the fight to show up. Coming into the bout, a considerable number of boxing writers picked the young stallion Taylor despite the fact that Hopkins sits close to the top of everyone’s top pound-for-pound list…Read the entire article at Taylor Beats Hopkins - New Era Begins at the Sweet


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