Bernard Hopkins announces his final fight just a month before his 52nd birthday
Bernard Hopkins has announced he will fight in his 65th – and final – fight just a month before his 52nd birthday.
Hopkins will fight Joe Smith on December 17 in Los Angeles in a fight that comes 28 years after his professional debut – 11 months before his next and final opponent was born.
Hopkins said: ‘A lot of people will focus on my age, the history of my run in the sport, the titles, but I'm focused on one thing - knocking Joe Smith out.’
Hopkins has a record of 55 wins with 32 knock outs across his career and has won multiple world titles at middleweight and light-heavyweight.
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