Earlier this week, Golden Boy Promotions announced a December 17th date at the Forum in Inglewood, California that features the return of 51-year-old Bernard Hopkins as he faces hard hitting, once beaten Joe Smith Jr (22-1), a man 24 years younger.
Smith Jr is coming off a first round KO of highly regarded Andrzej Fonfara this past June in Chicago, while we have not seen Hopkins since back in November of 2014 when he lost a wide unanimous decision to Sergey Kovalev.
The legendary Hopkins’ desire to return for one more fight is at least partially fueled by a desire to go out on a winning note.
In this latest Boxing Channel report, we are joined by former WBC world light heavyweight champion Montell Griffin to look at the historic return of Bernard Hopkins.
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