It's been 17 years since Roy Jones Jr. and Bernard Hopkins met in the ring, and they face off again tonight at 6pm PST for a re-match in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay. Their fight almost 2 decades ago resulted in a 12-round win for Jones, giving him his first world title, according to TheBoxingBulletin.com. Now, belts don't really matter at all, but pride is on the line. These guys are way past their prime, Jones is 41 and Hopkins is 45. But, in their heyday, they were both greats. Hopkins...Read Full Story
Wikipedia's Review of Barnard Hopkins' Boxing Career:From Wikipedia Professional boxing career He immediately joined the professional boxing ranks as a light heavyweight, losing his debut on October 11, 1988, in Atlantic City, New Jersey to Clinton Mitchell. After a sixteen-month layoff, he resumed his career as a middleweight, winning a unanimous decision over Greg Paige on February 22, 1990. Between February 1990 and September 1992, Hopkins scored 20 wins without a loss. He won 15 of those...Read Full Story
Bernard Hopkins (born January 15, 1965) is a professional boxer. He was the middleweight world champion for 10 years, and is nicknamed The Executioner. See more about Bernard Hopkins here.