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Bernard Hopkins continues to make history

BERNARD HOPKINS, Boxing On May 21, 2011, Hopkins

(Credit: AP (2011))

The old man is at it again; the old man being Bernard Hopkins.

The 48-year-old IBF light heavyweight champ will become the oldest fighter to make his initial title defense when he takes on No. 1 rated contender Karo Murat (25-1-1) on July 13 at the Barclays Center, Golden Boy Promotions announced Sunday.

The last time Hopkins (53-6-2) fought at the Barlclays Center he had his way against...

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