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Hopkins KOd by Referee This Day in Boxing August 28, 1998

This Day in Boxing August 28, 1998 Hopkins KOd by Referee

Bernard Hopkins retains title in strange no contest ending

 

 

Bernard Hopkins 159

Robert Allen 160

Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA N NC 4/12

time: 2:57   referee: Mills Lane   judges: Glen Hamada 30-27, Bill Graham 29-28, Mike Glienna 28-29

IBF World middleweight title

Fight ruled a NC after Hopkins was injured when accidentally pushed out of the ring by referee Lane, who was trying to break up one of the many clinches.

 

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