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Bernard Hopkins Deserves Due Credit, Not I...

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Bernard Hopkins deserves due credit, not ignorance, for his historic feat

By Kevin Iole, Yahoo Sports
When George Foreman knocked out Michael Moorer in 1994 to become the oldest man to ever win a major boxing world championship, it was a national event.

Virtually every major newspaper in the country staffed the fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and news of Foreman's epic victory landed him on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Foreman's momentous knockout came squarely in the middle of football season, but 20 years ago, there were few better stories than Foreman's unlikely rise to the championship. A boxer hasn't graced the cover of Sports Illustrated since 2007 when Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather made it before their match....

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