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Hopkins vs. Pavlik: Five 'Unstoppable' questions

Will Bernard Hopkins turn Saturday's fight with Kelly Pavlik into a snoozefest? Can Pavlik get credit for an ugly win? How will the fight itself do at the box office? Eric Raskin asks the questions and delivers the answers.

Originally Published: October 14, 2008
By Eric Raskin | ESPN.com

Born in 1982, Kelly Pavlik missed out on inclusion in Generation X by one year.

He also just missed out on Generation "Ex" in the middleweight division -- the decade from 1995 to 2005 that was ruled by Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins.

But on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, The Ghost gets his opportunity to bridge that generational gap.

When the fight was first signed in late July, I wrote a column offering five reasons to look forward to Hopkins-Pavlik. ...

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