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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 a twelve round unanimous decision over previously unbeeated Tavoris Cloud (24-1, 19 KOs) to capture the IBF light heavyweight crown. The scores were 116-112, 117-111 and 116-112.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by b morph on 03-10-2013

he is easily the smartest fighter to ever fight, hands down, no argument I just want to sit down and have a conversation with this guy, I bet he's really interesting plus, I just want to take some tips from…

Comment by Ringlife on 03-10-2013

Hopkins is a legend.

Comment by New England on 03-10-2013

hopkins is ancient but great. and cloud is not good. i was at least hoping that cloud could turn into an agressor and an action fighter. he really doesn't take the risks necessary for that, though. he's got the temperament…

Comment by mattr on 03-10-2013

Hopkins is the definition of an old school, throwback fighter.

Comment by mattr on 03-10-2013

[QUOTE=Thickback;13129258]Legendary.... All Time Great.....[/QUOTE] Yes Sir. One of the very best of his generation, or any generation for that matter.

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