DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: BASEBALL | FOOTBALL
Refresh  
  Page last updated on Sat Sep 24 23:46:14 EDT 2016
TOP NEWS
HOPKINS-DAWSON REMATCH READY
Thu, 02 Feb 2012 12:40 PM EST

Light heavyweight champ Bernard Hopkins and previous titlist Chad Dawson, who fought to a questionable 2nd-round no-decision last Q4, will face again April 28 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Betting lines

Golden Boy’s Richard Schaefer, Hopkins’ promoter, and Gary Shaw, who promotes Dawson, came to arrangement as they faced a deadline for a WBC-ordered purse bid in the imperative fight.

“I get a chance to settle the bull – from the 1st fight and straighten that all out,” Hopkins recounted. “A real athlete doesn’t want to win something on a disqualification or a no-decision or get something handed to them without doing the work. I’m good to go.

“Dawson has an opportunity to show to the world what he believes that he may do to me and I’ve a opportunity to demonstrate that he’s not about to do what he suspects he’s going to do.”

The first fight, Oct. 15 at the Staples Center in L.A., climaxed in a hurricane of debate when it came to a sudden end in the second round. Sports scores

After Hopkins missed with a right hand, he wound up draped over Dawson’s back and Dawson grabbed Hopkins by the leg, lifted him and pushed him down to the canvas. Hopkins landed roughly on the edge of the ring, suffering what was later diagnosed as a dislocation of the joint connecting his left shoulder to his collarbone.

Although Hopkins informed the ringside doctor and referee Pat Russell while he was on the canvas that he could go on using one arm, the fight was halted. Instead of ruling a no-decision because an unintended foul had ended the fight, Russell said no foul had been committed and awarded Dawson a TKO victory.

Despite the outcome, the WBC kept Hopkins as its champion and later ordered a rematch. But Hopkins appealed the decision to the California State Athletic Commission and the result was overturned to a no-decision at a hearing on Dec. 13. Russell gave evidence at the hearing and claimed he done an error.

Hopkins expounded his left shoulder feels perfect and he will start to hit the heavy bag in about 2 weeks.

“The shoulder is good,” Hopkins announced. “I wouldn’t be going in this premature to start getting ready if it wasn’t.”

In May 2011, Hopkins, at age 46, became the oldest fighter in boxing history to win a world championship when he went to Jean Pascal’s hometown of Montreal and won a decision in their rematch of a prior draw.

Now, Hopkins, who turned 47 on Jan. 15, is willing to make a historic defense at that age.

“Since 2001, when I was 35 and I beat (Felix) ‘Tito’ Trinidad (to become unchallenged middleweight champ in 2001), I have been hearing I was too old,” Hopkins asserted. “Now it’s 12 years after and I am older, heavier and feel little things I didn’t feel 10 years back, natural stuff that are meant to happen to you. But I am before the game against any 47-year-old who took a punch or never took a punch. I’m in excellent shape and prepared to do it again.

“It is time to fix the first fight and let people get what they paid for, this time not on pay-per-view. They paid for a fight. They did not come to see a round-and-a-half and then have that ending. It happened. You move on and you go ahead and give the folk what they want and I’m pretty sure Dawson thinks a similar situation and that he will be assured and think I will be simple to beat.


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
FOOTBALL: 8/7/2016 - 10/31/2016
BASEBALL 8/10/2016 - 10/2/2016
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Stanford
2
Florida State
3
Michigan State
4
Michigan
5
Florida
09/19/2016
OtherTEST1 VS TEST200:00 AM PST
09/24/2016
College FootballFlorida vs Tennessee12:30 PM PST
MLBWashington Nationals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates4:05 PM PST
MLBAtlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins4:10 PM PST
MLBCincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers4:10 PM PST
MLBLos Angeles Angels vs. Houston Astros4:10 PM PST
MLBChicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians4:10 PM PST
College FootballOklahoma State vs Baylor4:30 PM PST
College FootballStanford vs UCLA5:00 PM PST
MLBSan Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres5:40 PM PST
College FootballArkansas vs Texas A&M6:00 PM PST
MLBColorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers6:10 PM PST
College FootballCalifornia vs Arizona State7:00 PM PST
College FootballAir Force vs Utah State7:15 PM PST
WTA - Tokyo II, JapanOSAKA, NAOMI vs. WOZNIACKI, CAROLINE8:00 PM PST
WTA - Wuhan, ChinaWICKMAYER, Y vs. ROGERS, S9:00 PM PST
WTA - Wuhan, ChinaZHENG, S vs. SHVEDOVA, Y9:00 PM PST
WTA - Seoul, South KoreaNICULESCU, MONICA vs. ARRUABARRENA-VECINO, LARA10:00 PM PST
WTA - Wuhan, ChinaSINIAKOVA, K vs. BABOS, T10:15 PM PST
09/25/2016
NFLCleveland Browns vs Miami Dolphins10:00 AM PST
NFLDenver Broncos vs Cincinnati Bengals10:00 AM PST
NFLDetroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers10:00 AM PST
NFLBaltimore Ravens vs Jacksonville Jaguars10:00 AM PST
NFLMinnesota Vikings vs Carolina Panthers10:00 AM PST
NFLArizona Cardinals vs Buffalo Bills10:00 AM PST
NFLOakland Raiders vs Tennessee Titans10:00 AM PST
NFLWashington Redskins vs New York Giants10:00 AM PST
MLBNew York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays10:05 AM PST
MLBAtlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins10:10 AM PST
MLBPhiladelphia Phillies vs New York Mets10:10 AM PST
MLBChicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians10:10 AM PST
MLBKansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers10:10 AM PST
MLBBoston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays10:10 AM PST
MLBWashington Nationals vs Pittsburgh Pirates10:35 AM PST
MLBArizona Diamondbacks vs Baltimore Orioles10:35 AM PST
MLBCincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers11:10 AM PST
MLBLos Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros11:10 AM PST
MLBSeattle Mariners vs Minnesota Twins11:10 AM PST
MLBTexas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics1:05 PM PST
NFLSan Francisco 49ers vs Seattle Seahawks1:05 PM PST
NFLLos Angeles Rams vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers1:05 PM PST
MLBColorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers1:10 PM PST
NFLNew York Jets vs Kansas City Chiefs1:25 PM PST
NFLPittsburgh Steelers vs Philadelphia Eagles1:25 PM PST
NFLSan Diego Chargers vs Indianapolis Colts1:25 PM PST
MLBSan Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres1:40 PM PST
MLBSt. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs5:05 PM PST
NFLChicago Bears vs Dallas Cowboys5:30 PM PST
09/26/2016
NFLAtlanta Falcons vs New Orleans Saints5:30 PM PST

x