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PLAYERS: Bernard Hopkins
Ageless icon Bernard Hopkins earned a split decision over Beibut Shumenov to successfully defend the IBF light-heavyweight title and acquire the IBA and WBA belts on Saturday night in front of 6,823 fans at the DC Armory in Washington. Dismissing nearly two decades of seniority, Hopkins (55-6-2-2, 32 KOs) bullied the 30-year-old Shumenov (14-2, 9 KOs) for 36 minutes. Hopkins dictated the pace from the outset and floored Shumenov with a right hand in the 11th round. If not for a village idiot from Panama named Gustavo Padilla, the future first-ballot Hall of Famer would have universally outscored the Kazakhstan … Continue reading →
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