Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/13/12
Hopkins vs. Cleverly makes sense for both men right now At this point in his career Nathan Cleverly is now in a bit of tricky situation.  Although establishing himself as the best in Britain and WBO light heavyweight champion of the world, he is now struggling to find good quality opposition that would really get his name noticed. Match-ups with Chad Dawson and Jean Pascal would be ideal for Cleverly’s career, but perhaps wouldn’t generate the commercial interest to actually make the fight happen. And of course, each man is busy with a different fight on the schedule for the time being. Consider that Glen Johnson has retired and a domestic showdown with Carl Froch is unlikely until late 2013 at the earliest. Therefore, an interesting opponent for him would be Bernard Hopkins, and it's a fight that would make sense for the old master as well. Credit: Damien Acevedo / All City Boxing With Cleverly needing a big name on his resume, and Hopkins seeking redemption following his...
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