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Hopkins vs. Cloud Does 1.2 Million Viewers on HBO

It has been said that one reason the often aesthetically displeasing Bernard Hopkins continues to be featured in prime spots on boxing broadcasts is because he pulls in good ratings. Hopkins’ secon...Read More

CompuBox: Hopkins Outlanded Cloud in Eight Rounds

B-Hop, 48, turned back the clock once again to become the oldest fighter to win a world title. Hopkins controlled the pace of the fight, limiting Cloud to 54 punches thrown per round and 12 landed. ...Read More

Photos: Bernard Hopkins Makes History Once Again

Before a crowd of over 12,000 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins (53-6-2, 32 KOs) broke his own record as the oldest man to win a major world championship, when he secured...Read More

Video: Bernard Hopkins on Making History, Cloud Win

Bill Emes catches newly crowned IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins discuss his historical victory, at age 48, over Tavoris Cloud. ...Read More

Hopkins Makes History Again, Beats Cloud For IBF Title

By Thomas Gerbasi - BROOKLYN – Bernard Hopkins did it again. At the age of 48, he fooled a younger, stronger, and faster opponent – in this case Tavoris Cloud - into fighting his fight, doing his bidd...Read More

CompuBox Historical Review: Hopkins vs. Cloud Clash

Tavoris Cloud doubled Bernard Hopkins in punches thrown and landed. Questin is: can Hopkins gum up Cloud's offense enough to make the fight competitive? In Hopkins' last four fights (Dawson 1 & 2 and ...Read More

Tavoris Cloud-Bernard Hopkins: Pre-Fight Report Card

Both men lost the last time they stepped into a boxing ring. Only one of their records reflects a setback. Neither can afford another. Bernard Hopkins, at 48, loses nothing in the long run ...Read More

Frank Warren on Hopkins vs. Cloud, Khan, King, More

Historically the light-heavyweight division – sandwiched between the glamour middleweight and heavyweight classes – has struggled for recognition. However, that could be set to change in 2013. Thou...Read More

Cleverly Tabs Hopkins To Make History, Defeat Cloud

On Saturday evening, the remarkable Bernard Hopkins attempts to extend his own record as the oldest fighter ever to win a world title when, at the grand old vintage of 48 years and 53 days, he challe...Read More

Sanchez Expects Cloud To Repeat Terry Norris' Big Win

NEW YORK — Tavoris Cloud’s trainer expects personal history to repeat itself Saturday night at Barclays Center. In February 1991, Abel Sanchez brought another younger, lesser-known fighter to New Y...Read More

King's Long Run Might Come To an End at Barclays

By Mitch Abramson - Bernard Hopkins likes to talk trash. We know this. He also likes to get inside his opponent’s psyche and smack it like a plastic doll. This, we also know. Why else would someone sn...Read More

Photos/Weights: Hopkins, Cloud Heats Up During Weigh-In

The weights are in for Saturday's HBO televised doubleheader at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. In the main event, Tavoris Cloud will defend his IBF lightweight title against 48-year-old ageles...Read More

Hopkins Eager To Put "Final Nail in Don King's Coffin"

Bernard Hopkins will try to break his own record as the oldest boxer to win a major title when he fights unbeaten Tavoris Cloud in New York on Saturday night. The all-American showdown for Cloud's ...Read More

Hopkins-Cloud: Does the Young Man Get His Way this Time?

By Thomas Gerbasi - There is no topic off limits when talking to Bernard Hopkins. So while other athletes who are getting up in years may get offended when the taboo topic of age comes up, “The Execut...Read More

Hopkins: I Can Still Beat Most of These Guys Out Here

Bernard Hopkins has the chance to beat his record for being the oldest fighter to win a world title against Tavoris Cloud this weekend. Bernard Hopkins will try to make history again as he aims to ...Read More

Cloud Feels High Motivation To Retire Bernard Hopkins

Tavoris Cloud has vowed to put on a performance when he defends his IBF light-heavyweight title against Bernard Hopkins on Saturday night. The Floridian puts his 24-fight unbeaten record on the lin...Read More

The Thrill of the Chase Continues To Motivate Hopkins

By Jake Donovan - Bernard Hopkins has achieved just about everything a fighter in his position could ever possibly ask for. He’d have still been celebrated as a first round Hall of Famer if he decided...Read More

Bernard Hopkins on Cloud: I Know I'm The Better Fighter

Despite celebrating his 48th birthday in January, Bernard Hopkins shows no signs of slowing down as he attempts to extend his record as boxing's oldest champion in New York on Saturday night. Almos...Read More

Photos: Hopkins vs. Cloud Final Presser Mega Gallery

Former two-division world champion Bernard Hopkins and IBF king Tavoris Cloud faced off in Brooklyn, New York during the final press conference for their March 9th world title fight at Barclays Center...Read More

Photos: Hopkins vs. Cloud, Thurman vs. Zaveck Workouts

Former Two-Division World Champion Bernard Hopkins and IBF king Tavoris Cloud were showing off some moves in Brooklyn, New York during a media workout in preparation for their March 9th world title fi...Read More