Hopkins makes history, while Dawson wins on the undercard

By Joel Brunner on May 23, 2011
Hopkins makes history, while Dawson wins on the undercard
Bernard Hopkins vs. Jean Pascal

Bernard Hopkins made history last Saturday night by becoming the oldest man to ever win a boxing world championship at age 46. Facing Jean Pascal for the second time in six months, Hopkins used a good jab, an effective lead right and solid defense to win a unanimous decision. The victory puts Joel M (6-0-1) in the driver’s seat for the league championship. Jean Pascal’s loss is the first for Bryn’s The Girl’s Team (3-1-1). Hopkins earns 2 pts, while Pascal gets -1.

On the undercard, Chad Dawson moved to 30-1 with a 12-round decision win over Adrian Diaconu. Dawson used solid boxing skills to beat the tough Canadian fighter. Dawson earns 2 points for Joel B’s squad.

STANDINGS
1st…......Joel M 6-0-1, 0 KO…..1.43 avg
2nd….....Jon O 8-1, 7 KO…......1.33 avg
3rd….....Mark 5-1, 2 KO….......1.50 avg
4th….....Joel B 5-1, 2 KO….......1.08 avg
5th…....Jay 5-1-1, 2 KO…......0.93 avg
6th…....Bryn 3-1-1, 2 KO….....1.20 avg
7th…....BWhit 5-2-1, 2 KO…......0.56 avg
8th…...Andrew 2-1, 1 KO….........0.67 avg
9th…..Twomey 3-2, 1 KO…........0.70 avg

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