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Bernard Hopkins poses for photographs after an IBF (Credit: AP)

Bernard Hopkins poses for photographs after an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match against Tavoris Cloud at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

Bernard Hopkins defeats Tavoris Cloud

Bernard Hopkins, 48, defeated 31-year-old Tavoris Cloud for the world light heavyweight championship title Saturday at Barclays Center.

Tavoris Cloud, left, punches Bernard Hopkins during the
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Tavoris Cloud, left, punches Bernard Hopkins during the 11th round of an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

Bernard Hopkins, right, avoids a punch by Tavoris
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Bernard Hopkins, right, avoids a punch by Tavoris Cloud during the second round of an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

Bernard Hopkins poses for photographs after an IBF
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Bernard Hopkins poses for photographs after an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match against Tavoris Cloud at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

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Bernard Hopkins, right, punches Tavoris Cloud during the
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Bernard Hopkins, right, punches Tavoris Cloud during the 12th round of an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

Bernard Hopkins, right, punches Tavoris Cloud, left, during
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Bernard Hopkins, right, punches Tavoris Cloud, left, during the 10th round of an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

Bernard Hopkins, left, fights Tavoris Cloud during the
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Bernard Hopkins, left, fights Tavoris Cloud during the 12th round of an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

Tavoris Cloud, right, punches Bernard Hopkins during the
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Tavoris Cloud, right, punches Bernard Hopkins during the 12th round of an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

Tavoris Cloud, left, and Bernard Hopkins exchange words
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Tavoris Cloud, left, and Bernard Hopkins exchange words after an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

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Bernard Hopkins arrives for an IBF Light Heavyweight
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Bernard Hopkins arrives for an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match against Tavoris Cloud at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

Don King looks on after an IBF Light
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Don King looks on after an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match between Tavoris Cloud and Bernard Hopkins at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

Bernard Hopkins and Tavoris Cloud fight during the
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Bernard Hopkins and Tavoris Cloud fight during the fourth round of an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match at Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

Bernard Hopkins, right, hits Tavoris Cloud during the
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Bernard Hopkins, right, hits Tavoris Cloud during the fifth round of an IBF Light Heavyweight championship boxing match at the Barclays Center. (March 9, 2013)

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