Originally written on Sports by Colin  |  Last updated 9/22/14
Bernard Hopkins will battle Beibut Shumenov in a unification bout on Saturday night at the DC Armory in Washington. Hopkins (54-6-2-2, 32 KOs), who is also a past two-weight world titlist, last exited the squared circle in October after universally outscoring Karo Murat to successfully defend the IBF light heavyweight crown. In a scintillating match that bordered on a brawl, the 49-year-old Hopkins battered the 30-year-old Murat (25-2-1, 15 KOs) late and aggressively tried to knock the German challenger onto Queer Street. Dismissing 18 years of seniority, Hopkins opened a cut on Murat’s left eye and bullied the youngster for … Continue reading →
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