Several weeks from his 52nd birthday, fight legend Bernard Hopkins (55-7-2-2 NC, 32 KOs) returns to face young, hungry contender Jose Smith at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
HBO BOXING® ENDS THE YEAR WITH A HISTORIC FIGHT WHEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: BERNARD HOPKINS VS. JOE SMITH, JR. AND JOSEPH DIAZ, JR. VS. HORACIO GARCIA AND OLEKSANDR USYK VS. THABISO MCHUNU IS SEEN SATURDAY, DEC. 17
Fight legend Bernard Hopkins (55-7-2, 32 KO), who will turn 52 in January, faces Joe Smith (22-1, 18 KO) on December 17 in what will likely be the former's last hurrah in the ring.
In November, following his one-sided loss to Sergey Kovalev, then 50 year old fight legend Bernard Hopkins shocked the boxing world when he stated he wanted to face the sport's most destructive fighter, pound-for-pound, in his proverbial 'last hurrah.''
In their much-ballyhooed fight less than three weeks away, former 2-time welterweight titilist Andre Berto (30-3, 23KOs) will take on WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26KOs) on September 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
On Tuesday, August 18, WBA champ Gennady Golovkin and IBF titlist David Lemieux met face to face at the inevitable October 17th war zone in New York City to promote their highly anticipated, Middleweight showdown, slated to be distributed by HBO PPV.
Fifty year old fight legend Bernard Hopkins insists he's ready to jump in the ring with boxing's top knockout artist, unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.
For the most part, what transpired in Atlantic City on Saturday night between Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson was not a very painful sight to behold.