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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Hopkins, Oldest World Boxing Champion

Bernard Hopkins managed to remove the title of George Foreman as a boxing world champion after beating the oldest Canadian boxers Jean Pascal in a world championship heavyweight boxing glove WBC in the Montreal, Canada, Saturday, May 21, 2011.

When won the WBC heavyweight boxing world, the 46-year-old Hopkins is less 126 days. He declared absolute victory by a jury after a fight over 12 rounds.


"I always fought with heart and courage," he told reporters after attending his victory party.

Hopkins Achievement in the boxing ring, 52 wins, 5 draws and 2 defeats. Currently holds the world heavyweight boxing champion WBC age older than 24 days when Foreman retained his International Boxing Federation (IBF) after beat German boxer Axel Schulz fight in 1995.

In response to his victory over 26-year-old boxer, Hopkins vowed to continue boxing until half a century old.

"I'll fight until I was 50 years," he said.

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