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Jones, Hopkins sign deal for 2010 bout

Updated: September 26, 2009, 11:04 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- Sixteen years after they first met, Roy Jones and Bernard Hopkins will finally fight again.

For years, they talked on and off about a rematch, but the negotiations always fell apart over how they would split the money.

But with both men now past their 40th birthdays and no significant fights looming for either, they finally nailed down the elusive deal, signing an agreement Friday for a light heavyweight fight sometime in the first quarter of 2010, both sides ...

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