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From the sublime to the Roy-diculous

Vanquishing Kelly Pavlik moved Bernard Hopkins one step closer to a coveted rematch with Roy Jones -- 15 years after their first fight. Is it a fight Jones would entertain? And about about that matter of business with Joe Calzaghe? Eric Raskin explores.

Originally Published: October 21, 2008
By Eric Raskin | ESPN.com

Forget about turning back the clock. Against Kelly Pavlik on Saturday, Bernard Hopkins hurled the clock off the roof of a 40-story building and watched it shatter into a hundred tiny pieces on the street below.

From the Hopkins fans to the Pavlik fans to the writers on press row, more than 11,000 jaws shared a gradual downward trajectory at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., as the 43-year-old Hopkins did what not even he, in his infinite self-confidence, could have imagined possible: ...

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