Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/15/14
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Bernard Hopkins has released an official statement in which he addresses his next potential opponent, following his triumphant performance over Tavoris Cloud, and the continuing bolstering of his status as one of the best over-40 fighters of all-time. Take a look at what Hopkins has to say about who he could be fighting next below. Credit: Will Hart - HBO There are numerous champions that have been calling me out after my historic victory on Saturday Night. I am aware that I have a mandatory obligation under the IBF guidelines to fight Karo Murat, the mandatory challenger.  Out of respect to the IBF, it is my intention to honor my commitment to the mandatory challenger at this stage of the game just as I have done throughout my twenty-five year career, namely, through twenty straight defenses of the middleweight title. However, the fans, including, my supporters, have made it very clear that at this point of my career, they want the Executioner in big fights.  In fact, 12,300 fans...
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