Found April 11, 2013 on
Bernard Hopkins (53-6-2) is ready once again to defy the laws of father time. The living legend who was considered an aging vet ten years ago will take on Karo Murat (25-1-1) of Germany. Karo Murat is just a mere 29 years old, compared to Hopkins who is 48 years of age. Yes, Bernard Hopkins [...]
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There wasn’t anyone for Hopkins to fight this summer, since all the major contenders already had fights locked in or were injured.
Hopkins didn’t want to give up his IBF belt, so he will take on the mandatory challenger, while hoping for a bigger fight in the fall.
Light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins will continue his storied career at age 48 by facing mandatory challenger...
Karo Murat (25-1-1, 15 KOs) has the chance to crown himself as the light heavyweight champion of the world. The IBF mandatory challenger takes on the living legend Bernard Hopkins (53-6-2, 32 KOs) this summer. Only a few more details will have to be sorted out, before this matchup will go ahead -- shockingly, if it actually does occur.
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“I was so excited...