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Bernard Hopkins gets title back

Updated: October 24, 2011, 4:12 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The WBC did not wait for the California State Athletic Commission to have a hearing on the bizarre outcome of last Saturday night's Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson light heavyweight championship fight at the Staples Center.

Instead, the Mexico City-based sanctioning organization reinstated Hopkins as its 175-pound world champion and declared the fight a technical draw on Thursday.

"I feel very happy. I feel that justice was done," Hopkins told ESPN.com.

The fight ended ...

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