Bernard Hopkins proved yet again that age is just a number. At the Barclay Center in New York on Saturday night the wrinkly warrior out-pointed fellow American Tavoris Cloud claim the IBF light heavyweight crown at the age of 48.
Hopkins became the oldest boxer in the history to win a major world championship, breaking his own record.. After 12 rounds all three judges made him the winner by scores of 117-111, 116-112 and 116-112. At the same time Cloud suffered his first defeat as a professional.
WBO Inter-Continental welterweight title Keith Thurman w pts 12 Jan Zaveck
lightweight Michael Perez drew md 7 Lonnie Smith
light middleweight Eddie Gomez w tko 1 Javier Gomez
light middleweight Frank Galarza w tko 2 Guillermo Ibarra
light heavyweight Marcus Browne w tko 1 Josh Thorpe
bantamweight Claude Staten Jr. w pts 4 Mike Hill
cruiserweight Stivens Bujaj w pts 4 Zeferino Albino
More to follow
March 9, 2013