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Photos: Hopkins, Shumenov Face Off and Trade Words

The final press conference took place for the light heavyweight unification taking place on Saturday night, as WBA champion Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan went face to face with IBF champion Bernard Hopkins.  Hopkins, already boxing's oldest-ever world champion at 49, is looking to keep rewriting the record books when he faces Shumenov. The takes place at the DC Armory in Washington, DC. The fight will be the televised main event of Showtime Championship Boxing tripleheader. Hopkins and Shumenov exchanged some words when they came together for the face off.

Shawn Porter (L) and Paulie Malignaggi pose ahead of their IBF welterweight title fight.

Peter Quillin speaks ahead of his WBO middleweight title fight against Lukas Konecny of the Czech Republic.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by IST-ra-GLEr2 on 04-18-2014

Bhop continuing to astound

Comment by ScottWeiland on 04-18-2014

Does Quillin actually have any fans ? Paulie looking in tremendous shape,I see few are backing him.not certain Paulie pulls it off but I hope he does,that said I won't be too dissapointed if Porter wins either,as long as they…

Comment by bojangles1987 on 04-18-2014

[QUOTE=Cupo303;14438860][SIZE="3"]EMBRACE the 49-year old Bernard Hopkins and enjoy history being made each fight with an almost 50-year old still producing high quality wins. Don't fight it, just embrace it.[/SIZE][/QUOTE] He looks like a damn grandfather who got lost and wandered…

Comment by Koba-Grozny on 04-18-2014

[QUOTE=Box-Office;14438622]Don't understand why Shumenov has been holding the other belt for so long.[/QUOTE] Hmmm...odd isn't it. Prior to Kovacs (who is not even a top 100 fighter per boxrec) Shumenov had 4 defences in 4 years, including no-one of note,…

Comment by sako5 on 04-18-2014

Beibut is cold as f[COLOR="Black"]u[/COLOR]ck ! WARRRRRRR BEIBUT :boxing::boxing::boxing:

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