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 Last update:  3/10/2013       Read more by Bill Emes         
   
Hopkins Eyes Cleverly, Plans To End Career Before 50
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By Bill "Two Scoops" Emes

IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins (53-6-2, 32KOs) is not planning to fight for another two years. The 48-year-old boxer made history once again on Saturday night when he broke his own record of being the oldest boxer to capture a major world title, when he secured a twelve round unanimous decision over Tavoris Cloud at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

One possible option that Hopkins mentioned in a fight with WBO champion Nathan Cleverly of the UK.

"I won't go until I'm 50. I can't do it. My thing is - me, Richard [Schaefer] and my team, we will sit and we will talk. I have to be in LA next month, in April for three days, and we will sit and talk. You have a good fighter out there in England. The O2 Center is a real big  [venue]. There are some 168-pounders out there. I'm here to stay but not until I'm 50. I'm a jokester sometimes, but I will tell everybody right now that I will not be in there at 50-years-old," Hopkins said 

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comment by mathed, on 03-11-2013
Just left out the word "continue". I was like what the heck is grandpa thinking until I read the article.

comment by bojangles1987, on 03-11-2013
He said the same thing about fighting past 40. Won't be surprised to see a 51 year old Hopkins fighting for a title.

comment by ddangerous, on 03-11-2013
[QUOTE=S. Saddler 1310]i'd love a Hopkins-Cleverly fight. i do want to see Hopkins fight just once at age 50 before hanging them up, though, but only if it's in a legitimate title fight. less than two years away now, so it seems quite possible. :lol1:[/QUOTE] If he's still healthy, me too! ...

comment by S. Saddler 1310, on 03-11-2013
i'd love a Hopkins-Cleverly fight. i do want to see Hopkins fight just once at age 50 before hanging them up, though, but only if it's in a legitimate title fight. less than two years away now, so it seems quite possible. :lol1:

comment by HangOver, on 03-11-2013
Cleverly who?, don't fight Andre Ward, I mean Andre Ward is just an overrated Champion that BHOP would school right? :dunno:

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