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46 min ago | The State

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At Washington, already the oldest boxer in history to win a world championship, Bernard Hopkins , 49, became the oldest to win a unification bout Saturday night as he captured a split 12-round light heavyweight decision over Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan.

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3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of April 21

Now that he's become the oldest man in boxing history to unify world titles - not content to simply be the oldest man to win a world title - we entertain the question of whether Bernard Hopkins is really an alien.

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7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Klitschko seeks to break Louis' record

Wladimir Klitschko says he plans to box on for another decade in his bid to break Joe Louis's record as the longest reigning world heavyweight champion.

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8 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Bernard Hopkins defies Father Time in the ring

Photos: AFP Bernard Hopkins, the oldest world champion in boxing history at age 49, became the eldest fighter to unify world titles when he defeated Beibut Shumenov in a light-heavyweight showdown.

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12 hrs ago | Watersblogged

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Source: www.washingtonpost.com --- Sunday, April 20, 2014Using technical expertise, guile and a healthy dose of showmanship , IBF 175-pound champion Bernard hopkins, 49, became the oldest fighter to unify major world titles by beating Beibut Shumenov via split decision.

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17 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Hopkins takes down Shumenov for unified title

Washington, DC - At age 49, Bernard Hopkins showed why he's still a force to be reckoned with in the boxing world.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

High School notebook: Pirates latest to tout champs

Ralph Blundo emerged from the Pirates dugout moments after posing for a photo with a well-built, hard-looking man who had a tattoo on his face.

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Boxing Scene

Photos: Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield Hit Tribeca Festival

The Co-Founder of Tribeca Film Festival, Jane Rosenthal, poses with former heavyweight champions Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson at Tribeca Talks: After the Movie: 'Champs' during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theater in New York City.

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Boxing Scene

Hopkins-Shumenov: Pre-Unification Report Card

When Bernard Hopkins won his first major title with a knockout of Segundo Mercado, George Foreman was the Heavyweight champion of the world, Floyd Mayweather was more than a year away from the Olympics, and Pernell Whitaker was the best fighter in the world pound-for-pound.

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The New Zealand Herald

Boxing: Williams talks up his chances against Parker

The brawler from the Bahamas is a veteran of the heavyweight boxing scene with a 36-13-2 record but the 41-year-old feels the politics of the sport have held him back.

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BleacherReport

Boxers Already Searching for Redemption After Poor 2014 Performances

Malik Scott spent years building up a stellar record as a competitor in the heavyweight division.

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SFGate

Names & Faces

IBF light heavyweight boxing champion Bernard Hopkins speaks with reporters during a media workout Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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El Paso Times

Matthew Aguilar: Ageless Hopkins will find ways to foil Shumenov

Really, the end for Bernard Hopkins should have come in 2005, when Jermain Taylor upset the man then known as "The Executioner" via split decision.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sky Sports

Haye issues upbeat bulletin

David Haye hinted once again that he may yet have a future in boxing in an update on his shoulder injury.

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The Sweet Science

Final Quotes Ahead of Hopkins-Shumenov in DC

The fighters, including legendary future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov , who will compete on Saturday's eagerly awaited "History at the Capitol" world championship tripleheader on SHOWTIMEA , participated in the final press conference Thursday at The Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C. In the history-making main event ... (more)

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Sporting News

Boxing: Heavyweight champ Klitschko expects battle with Leapai

Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko is confident of an exciting fight when he puts his world heavyweight title on the line against Alex Leapai.

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Sports Media 101

Travis Browne: Closer than Ever Before

MMA 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of Mixed Martial Arts as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Hunts Post

INTERVIEW: Frank Bruno - and win tickets to his show in Cambs

Despite retiring nearly 20 years ago from the sport which made him famous, Frank Bruno remains one of the country's most popular figures.

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The Jersey Journal

Union City boxer 'is hungry' for tonight's fight airing on Showtime

Undefeated welterweight Juan "The Beast" Rodriguez of the Union City Boxing Club will take on fellow unbeaten Sammy Vazquez in the opening fight at Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pa.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Thursday game report: Brewers vs. Pirates

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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