Who would've guessed that a boxing title fight would end in controversy

10/16/11 in Boxing   |   Scott   |   54816 respect

Bernard Hopkins was stopped for the first time in his career in bizarre fashion Saturday night when Chad Dawson lifted him and tossed him to the canvas late in the second round, leaving the 46-year-old champion unable to continue.  The official ruled the bout a TKO for the challenger, giving Dawson the WBC lightweight title.  

Golden Boy President Richard Schaefer, Hopkins’ promoter, said he’ll protest to the California State Athletic Commission.
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