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  1. Props to judges who awarded win to B-Hop

    Michael Woods

    Boxing fans stiffen up after a close fights ends, worried that the judges will drop the ball and award the win to the wrong guy. It happens on a monthly basis, it seems, and so watchers at Barclays Center and on HBO sat prepared to hurl unkind words ...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  2. B-Hop makes history at Barclays vs. Cloud

    Michael Woods

    Bernard Hopkins again played the ageless wonder, taking Tavoris Cloud's IBF 175-pound crown on Saturday and breaking his own mark as the oldest man to win a title in any sport. Hopkins, from Philadelphia, won by scores of 116-112, 117-111, 116-112...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  3. Judah: I'm rooting for Zab Judah April 27

    Michael Woods

    Zab Judah was around at Barclays Center after the weigh-in between Bernard Hopkins and Tavoris Cloud on Friday. He offered a prediction in Saturday's main event: "I'm rooting for Zab Judah April 27." Do you like Hopkins to get it done? "I like ...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  4. Hopkins and Cloud make weight

    Michael Woods

    Bernard Hopkins and Tavoris Cloud both made weight Friday and so we're a step closer to seeing if Hopkins, who turned 48 on Jan. 15, can still be considered the ageless wonder of pugilism, or if that cruel predator Father Time has finally gotten his ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  5. Friday weigh-in open to public

    Michael Woods

    The Friday weigh-in for the Saturday Bernard Hopkins-Tavoris Cloud/Golden Boy/HBO show at Barclays Center is open to the public. The doors at the Barclays Center Geico Atrium at 620 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn open at 12:30 p.m., and the weigh-in ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  6. Trainer says Hopkins didn't jump shark

    Michael Woods

    I asked Bernard Hopkins a pretty pointed question at Gleason's, during his open workout for media. If and when you do jump the shark, will you turn "old" overnight, in the ring ... or would deterioration be a more gradual thing? "I don't answer th...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  7. Cloud: Hopkins' fights are 'snoozefests'

    Michael Woods

    Tavoris Cloud had the proverbial game face on, but he allowed himself a few pockets of levity during a workout for press Tuesday at Gleason's in Brooklyn, N.Y., ahead of his Saturday title defense against Bernard Hopkins at Barclays Center. Asked ...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  8. Trainer Sanchez 100 percent sure of Cloud

    Michael Woods

    Abel Sanchez said IBF 175 pound champ Tavoris Cloud is resurgent going into his Saturday Barclays Center clash against Bernard Hopkins. "He'd gotten complacent," said the trainer of middleweight "It" bomber Gennady Golovkin. "Though trainer Al Bonann...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  9. Shrinking Hopper sees big Cloud win

    Michael Woods

    I almost looked past him, looked for a larger figure and missed him. Don King's PR man, Alan Hopper, still has that XL buoyancy, but bodily, he's a mere "large." "Seventy pounds, the Atkins Diet," he crowed at Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn on Tuesday,...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  10. Bernard Hopkins ready to face Tavoris Cloud

    Michael Woods

    Bernard Hopkins sat in a chair at Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, getting his hands wrapped by trainer Nazim Richardson, looking as fit as any 48-year-old on the planet.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  11. Welcome to Hopkins-Cloud fight week

    Michael Woods

    One day, the theory goes, he will turn old, in the ring, in front of our eyes. That may be, but I will not be the one to predict that Bernard Hopkins will look anything like a typical 48-year-old when he fights Tavoris Cloud in the main event of the ...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  12. Don King rope-a-dopes Bernard Hopkins

    Michael Woods

    The Wednesday conference call to hype the March 9 Barclays Center showdown between 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins and the young-enough-to-be-his son Tavoris Cloud lasted over an hour, and co-promoter Don King was present for the second half of the call....

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  13. Cloud says volume key to beat Hopkins

    Michael Woods

    It's a good time to be a boxing writer in NYC. On Thursday, I soaked up intel at Madison Square Garden ahead of Saturday's Top Rank show topped by an Orlando Salido-Mikey Garcia clash. On Monday, Golden Boy had a presser at Barclays Center to announc...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  14. Bernard Hopkins determined that he still can compete at a world-c...

    Michael Woods

    Bernard Hopkins determined to prove he can still compete at a world-class level.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  15. All boxers deserve better than bad judges

    Michael Woods

    Gabriel Campillo knows what it's like to be the victim of a robbery in a ring. It feels more like you got taken by a mugger than a pickpocket, because when the judges' scores are tallied, and announced to the world, it is a most public attack on y...

    Blog | February 22, 2012