Bernard Hopkins vs Joe Smith Jr – This Saturday night the Forum in Inglewood, California hosts Oscar De La Hoya and his Golden Boy Promotions as they close out 2016 with a 10 fight boxing card featuring the return of legendary Bernard Hopkins (55-7-2). Hopkins, who is 51 years old, returns to face 22-1 Joe Smith Jr, a man who is 27 years old.
Two dozen years younger than Hopkins’, Smith Jr holds the WBC International title at Light Heavyweight by virtue of his first round demolition of well regarded Andrzej Fonfara in Chicago this past June.
Bernard Hopkins vs Joe Smith Jr
Check out more details in this latest TBC report. The complete current line-up appears below.
Saturday, December 17th, 2016 – Inglewood Forum
(Card Subject To Change)
175 LBS 12 RDS: Bernard Hopkins (55-7-2) vs Joe Smith Jr (22-1)
200 LBS 12 RDS: Oleksander Usyk (10-0) vs Thabiso Mchunu (17-2)
160 LBS 10 RDS: Jason Quigley (11-0) vs Jorge Melendez (30-7-1)
126 RDS 10 RDS: Joseph Diaz (22-0) vs Horacio Garcia (30-1-1)
160 LBS 10 RDS: Yamaguchi Falcao (11-0) vs German Perez (11-2-3)
130 LBS 10 RDS: Carlos Morales (14-1-3) vs Charles Huerta (18-4)
135 LBS 8 RDS: Christian Gonzalez (15-0) vs Jonathan Perez (36-15)
126 LBS 8 RDS: Joet Gonzalez (14-0) vs Jairo Ochoa (17-10)
135 LBS 8 RDS: Ivan Delgado (10-0-1) vs Robert Carlos Rivera (6-3)
130 LBS 6 RDS: Ryan Garcia (6-0) vs Jose Antonio Martinez (6-7)
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