Hopkins vs Smith Jr Post-Fight Presser LiveStream – Golden Boy Promotions and HBO closed out the 2016 calendar year with a memorable card airing from the Inglewood Forum in California.
The main event came to a dramatic finish in the eighth round when Joe Smith Jr trapped Bernard Hopkins along the ropes and sent him down and out of the ring to the arena floor to emphatically end the fight. Hopkins vehemently protested the ending, claiming he had been pushed. The replays, however, showed Smith Jr was landing punches when Hopkins went down.
For the legendary 51 year old Hopkins, who had stated this would be his last fight, it will be a bittersweet ending to a Hall of Fame career. As for Joe Smith Jr, he nets his second big win of 2016 to firmly etch his name among the top 175 pounders in the world.
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Hopkins vs Smith Jr Post Fight Presser LiveStream
Golden Boy hosted a post-fight press conference in the immediate aftermath. The livestream of the post-fight press conference should be considered must-see and here it is at TBC.
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