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Old 07-29-2007, 12:13 PM   #127
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Default Re: Mavin Hagler Eats Bernard Hopkins

Originally Posted by buzzsaw
Hopkins recently added to his resume the Light Heavyweight title. Not bad for somebody who can only throw arm punches. I donít see Hagler being able to do that in his era. Hopkins is a very versatile and adaptable fighter, he would frustrate Hagler and Marvin would keep plugging away as the rds slipped away.
Versatile yes. But up to a point. Why wasn't he versatile enough to win more than 3 rounds from Roy Jones jr? Maybe a good punch would have helped him out.

He certainly didn't get anywhere against an acid test like Jones jr. All other foes were just so-so but the second title at an old age helps his rep that much more so that he seems more than what he really is.

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