Found July 21, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
PLAYERS: Bernard Hopkins
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer announced Saturday that Bernard Hopkins will defend the IBF light heavyweight belt against German Karo Murat on October 19 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. The 48-year-old Hopkins (53-6-3-2, 32 KOs) unanimously outscored Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud on March 9 to become the oldest pugilist to ever capture a major world title. Despite being 22 years older than “Thunder,” Hopkins broke his own feat by overwhelming Cloud (24-1, 19 KOs) this past spring. Comparatively, the 29-year-old Murat (25-1-1, 15 KOs) most recently vacated the squared circle in June 2012 after earning a seventh round TKO victory … Continue reading →
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