Found January 21, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Boxing gets another dose of light heavyweight action on March 9 in Brooklyn, when hard-hitting Tavoris Cloud defends his IBF title against the ageless wonder, Bernard Hopkins. Cloud vs. Hopkins (and since he has the title, Cloud comes first in that billing) will hopefully answer two questions that have been on the lips of many fight fans for at least a couple of years. First, just how good is Tavoris Cloud? Second, how much does Hopkins have left after his two sub-par showings against Chad Dawson? Bernard Hopkins (52-6-2, 32 KOs) 6'1" tall, 75" reach, 48 years old Former Undisputed World Middleweight Champion; former WBC Light Heavyweight Champion Credit: Rich Kane - Hoganphotos / GBP Hopkins, a.k.a B-Hop, The Executioner, the Ageless Wonder, the Modern Day Archie Moore, has been in professional boxing for almost a quarter century now. Rather than review who the grand old man of the sport was, I want to focus here on who he is right now. B-Hop has aged beautifully, ...

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