Originally written on Sports Brothers Report  |  Last updated 12/11/14
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I pulled this off my old site, I wrote this March of 2013.  Over a year later, Bernard Hopkins is still doing it.  Saturday Night, the "Alien" takes on Beibut Shumenov, the current WBA (Super) and IBA Light Heavyweight Champion, in a World Championship Unification bout.  The action goes down at the DC Armory in our Nation's Capital.  Win or lose, the dude is 49 years old.  My words a year ago still ring true.  I felt it timely to post this again. Hope springs eternal, at least that's what I'm saying, after watching the ageless Bernard Hopkins capture another title belt.  Bernard who is almost 50 (48 years old), defeated Tavoris Cloud to claim the IBF Light heavyweight title, Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.Hopkins utilized his craftiness and overall boxing skills to stay away from Cloud, to out maneuver him, and in the end to out point him.  "I'm motivated to do it,"said Hopkins. "I don't believe anybody in the 175(-pound) weight class and possibly the 168(-po...
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