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Stevenson ready to take over Canada

Adonis Stevenson, left, lands a punch against Chad

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The battle for boxing supremacy in Canada will begin on Saturday night if Canadian boxing sensation Adonis Stevenson can knock off Tavoris Cloud.

Fellow Canadian Jean Pascal is scheduled to fight George Blades in a light heavyweight bout Saturday night and then Lucian Bute, a Canadian by way of Romania, on January 18.

Stevenson (20-1) shook up the boxing world with his first-round knockout...

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Bernard Hopkins continues to make history

BERNARD HOPKINS, Boxing On May 21, 2011, Hopkins

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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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Bernard Hopkins vs. Lance Armstrong

Bernard Hopkins. left, poses with IBF Light Heavyweight

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On Saturday night, 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins fights IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Hopkins will attempt to break his own record as the oldest man to win a world title. And while that fight is still a few days away, on Tuesday, the former champion took on Lance Armstrong. In this video, Hopkins said Armstrong duped the government, Nike and all his...

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