Orlando Salido vs. Takashi Miura will serve as the co-feature. Quinquagenarian legend Bernard Hopkins has a deal in place to face American power-puncher Joe Smith Jr. at the Forum in Inglewood. According to The Ring, the December 17th showdown, which will end Hopkins’ twenty-five-month layoff, will be "The Aliencutioner’s" farewell bout.
B-Hop (55-7-2, 32 KO) hasn’t fought since December of 2014, when Sergey Kovalev dropped him in the first round en route to a shutout victory.
Both Salido and Miura put on Fight of the Year contenders with Francisco Vargas. Don’t submit your ballot for 2016’s Fight of the Year just yet; there’s another contender on the horizon. Golden Boy’s Eric Gomez recently informed ESP...
Super featherweights Orlando Salido (43-13-4, 30 KOs) and Takashi Miura (30-3-2, 23 KOs) will collide for the WBC interim super featherweight title on December 17 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The fight will be televised on...
The light heavyweight fight, billed as ‘The Final One,’ will be Hopkins’ first foray into the ring since a November 2014 loss to Sergey Kovalev.
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