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Don’t make the mistake of telling Bernard Hopkins that age is anything more than a number. On Tuesday, BSO was on hand as Hopkins celebrated his 48th birthday with a press conference at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to promote his March 9th fight against IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Tavoris Cloud. Cloud, 31, is undefeated in his professional career and has been dubbed “a mini-Mike Tyson” by famed promoter Don King. Nevertheless, Hopkins likes his chances at becoming the oldest fighter in history to win a world title with a victory over Cloud. “I understand that I have a blessing to not only make history once but two, three and four times. I understand you will miss me when I’m not here.” said Hopkins.
“People will always tell me, ‘You can’t do this. You can’t do that.’” Hopkins continued. “When I hear that, it gives me motivation. I know there are some things in life that are out of reach. Some people are not capable of doing certain things. I have
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At age 48, Bernard Hopkins is looking to do the impossible. Or at least what might seem impossible to the average man.
On March 9, "The Executioner" will try to break his own record as the oldest fighter in history to win a world title when he takes on IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Hopkins, who holds a 52-6-2 record...
Ageless wonder Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins will face undefeated IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Tavoris "Thunder" Cloud at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on March 9.
"Today is my 48th birthday and I feel half my age, so Cloud had better be ready," said Hopkins, who will be participating in his 29th world championship fight. "People can...
Future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins was born 48 years ago today, and in celebration he will continue his record-setting career on Saturday, March 9 by facing undefeated IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Tavoris "Thunder" Cloud at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in a bout which will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing.
Earlier today, the opening presser for the Bernard Hopkins vs. Tavoris Cloud fight on March 9th in Brooklyn was held. We've already brought you the details on the fight & event, but right here, you can find the complete collection of quotes from Hopkins, Cloud, Don King and the rest of the parties involved.
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Former two-weight world champion Bernard Hopkins will battle IBF light heavyweight titleholder Tavoris Cloud on March 9 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Hopkins (52-6-2-2, 32 KOs), a reformed ex-convict who outclassed Jean Pascal in May 2011 to … Continue reading →
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