Felix Trinidad & Puerto Rico Chases Bernard Hopkins Out Of The Arena!
Throwback | In this classic HBO pre fight hype video for the epic battle between the then undefeated Felix “Tito” Trinidad (40-0) and Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (40-2-1) in a middleweight unification bout that had all the makings of a epic fight. Hopkins would have made Muhammad Ali proud with the pre fight press conference antics, which were deemed controversial and disrespectful.
The Executioner used mind manipulation to get into Trinidad’s head and it worked, Hopkins would routinely disrespect Felix by grabbing the Puerto Rican flag out of his hands and slamming it to the ground. Bernard also dropped a bag of rice and beans in front of Trinidad claiming it would be his “last meal before the fight.