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Bernard Hopkins: This Might Be My Last Fight on Saturday

By Bill Emes

According to WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32KOs), Saturday's rematch with Chad Dawson (30-1, 17KOs) is possibly his last fight as a professional.

Hopkins, 47-years-old, began his career in Atlantic City in 1988. He might end his career this Saturday night, which also takes place in Atlantic City. Two of Hopkins' biggest wins took place in Atlantic City, against Kelly Pavlik and Antonio Tarver, and he wants to make Dawson to become another "Atlantic City execution."

Hopkins previously retired in 2006, after beating Tarver, but then returned a year later against Winky Wright.

"After Saturday, and not because I won't win and not because I won't deliver, after Saturday it might be my last fight - and not because of what [Dawson's promoter] Gary Shaw thinks or what anybody else thinks or what the oddsmakers think," Hopkins said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MalikKnucklez on 04-27-2012

[QUOTE=DeadLikeMe;12049605]I wish I could write a letter to late 90s/early 2000s BHop and tell him that in 10-15 years he will be considered a living legend and almost universally respected. He wouldnt believe it for a second.[/QUOTE] Quite the contrary,…

Comment by djtmal on 04-27-2012

[QUOTE=ny123;12048378]It didnt look like that to me in the two Pascal fights.[/QUOTE] ny123...just a fight ago, bernard hopkins, was the #1 p4p fighter, in his diehard's eyes, now that he is saying, that this may be his last fight, imo,…

Comment by Agent Mulder on 04-27-2012

dawson ko's hopkins. bhop never wanted it with chad. the force is strong with dawson.

Comment by Evil Abed on 04-27-2012

[QUOTE=Fish_Scotland;12049630]Also reads, please boxing gods, give B-hop another chance to rip the fans off, fake injury and ride off into the sunset with a pay cheque as the generations dirtiest fighter that always got away with it......[/QUOTE] [IMG]http://www.hayabusa.org/forum/attachments/general-bike-related-topics/221443d1306356319-f150-truck-tries-run-biker-off-road-then-chases-biker-ric-flair-woooo-20may4.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-GEYZKfNqJc8/Tiu5fUwlOII/AAAAAAAACVQ/HL6FSQiwazM/s1600/Eddie+Guerrero+%252830%2529.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by twosweethooks on 04-27-2012

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;12049614]Please boxing gods, give my man B-Hop 1 last victory & allow him to ride of into the sunset as the generations greatest active winning fighter, amen.[/QUOTE] Nah they can't hep nothing ! IF Dawson don't slaughter and make a…

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