Bernard Hopkins becomes oldest champ
MONTREAL -- Bernard Hopkins became the oldest fighter to win a major world championship, taking the WBC light heavyweight title Saturday night from Jean Pascal at the age of 46.
Hopkins (52-5-2) broke the age record set by George Foreman in a heavyweight title victory over Michael Moorer in 1994. Hopkins won at 46 years, 4 months, 6 days. Foreman was 45 years, 10 months.
"I won't retire until I'm 50," Hopkins said.
He won the WBC, IBO and The Ring magazine titles from ...
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