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At 48, Bernard Hopkins Continues to Defy Logic by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins, a nickname he acquired from the father of Philadelphia boxer Danny Garcia, Angel, continued to defy logic and father time when the 48-year old defeated Karo Murat at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City Saturday.

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Jean Pascal Talks Possible Third Fight Against Bernard Hopkins with Derrel Jazz Johnson

I had the pleasure of speaking with Haitian boxer Jean Pascal about the possibility of facing Bernard Hopkins after The Executioner defeated Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud Saturday evening at Barclays Center. Check out the video below.

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Bernard Hopkins Repeats History with Win at Barclays Center by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

At the age of 48-years old, The Executioner Bernard Hopkins defeated Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud by a unanimous decision, 117-111, 116-112, 116-112, to win the IBF Light Heavyweight World Championship. “I wanted to use my speed and reflexes, which I still … Continue reading

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Bernard Hopkins Returns at Barclays by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Tonight, the future boxing hall of famer, the Legendary Bernard Hopkins, returns to the ring at the age of 48. Hopkins last fight was a loss to Chad Dawson in April of last year. The Executioner returns to face IBF … Continue reading

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David Diamante Talks Brooklyn Nets, Cigars, Boxing and More with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

David Diamante, a man who wears many hats, including Brooklyn Nets announcer, cigar lounge owner, boxing announcer and the voice of NBC Sports Network’s The Lights, spoke with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson about the Nets move from New Jersey, the state … Continue reading

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Bernard Hopkins Talks Return to the Ring in 2013 at Barclays, Nets with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

I had the opportunity to speak with the Legendary Bernard Hopkins about his upcoming match with Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud at Barclays Center on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Barclays Center. I also asked Hopkins, clad in a Brooklyn Nets cap, … Continue reading

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Naazim Richardson Discusses Bernard Hopkins Return with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Derrel “Jazz” Johnson had the opportunity to talk with the trainer of Bernard Hopkins Mr. Naazim Richardson about his upcoming fight with Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud. He discusses why Hopkins has returned, why Cloud is a dangerous opponent, his concerns, and … Continue reading

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