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Hopkins Looking To Enhance Legacy

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Hopkins looking to enhance legacy


November 7, 2014By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Bernard Hopkins, the ageless "Alien," has been lacing on the gloves for 26 years and been near the top of boxing for most of that time. But how much longer can he stay there?

It's a question that has been asked for more than a decade, but Hopkins, who turns 50 on Jan. 15, continues to defy Father Time. Hopkins won't be able to do it forever but has been making him look like a fool for years.

Even after a division-record 20 middleweight title defenses, three title reigns at light heavyweight and multiple upsets (Felix Trinidad, Antonio Tarver and Kelly Pavlik being the most notable), Hopkins is still going strong. And every time he steps into the ring he adds to his age-related boxing records.

He is already the oldest fighter in history to...

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