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Schaefer: Hopkins vs. Cleverly is a Good Possibility

WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly is in line for a big-money showdown with Bernard Hopkins on March 9th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

"There is a good possibility Bernard could fight Nathan," Hopkins' promoter, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, told BBC Sport. "I've had some very interesting conversations with Nathan's promoter Frank Warren and Bernard is open to that possibility."

“Nathan is maybe the most exciting fighter in the division - and the American public now know that Nathan Cleverly is a name in the mix here in the United States. Bernard will be looking at the other two champions as well as Nathan and we'll speak with the promoters to see where we can get the best deal.Hopkins brings the name, aura and money. He is the legend and everyone wants to fight a fighter like that."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by yoz on 11-14-2012

Cleverly doesn't have the power to stop Hopkins. Hopkins by robbery. He's such a boring fighter - it amazes me that he has such a large fan base, with people still willing to buy his fights on PPV! He'll spoil…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 11-13-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12695321]hopkins is an a** hole,always has been ...a cherry picker taught by dlh...he is NO altime great...picture this fraud vs SRR or even closer generations, Carlos Monzon...hopkins gone by 9...his only punch after the 1/2 is the head...[/QUOTE] :lol1::lol1: you're…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 11-13-2012

[QUOTE=cawadoody;12696151]Great post.[/QUOTE] get off your knees and don't forget to wipe your mouth...lame!!! :lol1:

Comment by cawadoody on 11-13-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12695321]hopkins is an a** hole,always has been ...a cherry picker taught by dlh...he is NO altime great...picture this fraud vs SRR or even closer generations, Carlos Monzon...hopkins gone by 9...his only punch after the 1/2 is the head...[/QUOTE] Great post.

Comment by DigitalBeast on 11-13-2012

[QUOTE=cawadoody;12695848]Why is this senior citizen still fighting? Someone put him in a home already.[/QUOTE] Chances are that he'd beat the crap out of you if he really needed to. Just piss off with your "tough talk". The guy's a legend,…

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