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Review Analysis: Taylor Upsets Hopkins.

Bernard Hopkins' twenty-first title defense ended with him on the losing side for the first time in twelve years. Jermain Taylor walked in victory and gained the undisputed middleweight title in only his fourth year as a professional. The judges’ tally had it 116-112 for Hopkins, 115-113 Taylor and 115-113 …

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“Viper\’s” Redemption.

Vernon Forrest was always the type of fighter that nobody wanted to fight. At six-feet and possessing a seventy-three inch reach, he could concoct a game plan to master any fighter. He was a fighter forever overlooked when it came to big paydays and glory. After turning professional in 1992, …

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