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10. Bernard Hopkins (55-8-2 32 KO)


The man who went by the alias ‘The Executioner’ while in his tenure as middleweight champion, was a formidable champion with excellent defensive prowess and counter punching skills the bread and butter of his work.  His tenure as champion in the division, remains to this day the longest in middleweight boxing history with Hopkins making 20 defences of the IBF title. While Hopkins doesn’t quite boast the opposition that those much higher on this list do, he mowed through a series of notable opponents including multi-weight champions Oscar De La Hoya and Felix ‘Tito’ Trinidad. Furthermore, the one-sided humbling in his prime against Roy Jones Jr does take away some of the gloss on a stellar middleweight career, regardless of the fact Jones was such an awesome specimen in his prime.

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