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Hopkins-Cloud Full Report/Giant Photo Gallery

Report: Matt Richardson and Mariano A. Agmi
Photos: Ed Mulholland

Turns out, the old dog still has some tricks left. In yet another unbelievable performance, former two-division champion Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to ever win a major title in boxing history with a wide unanimous decision Saturday night against IBF title-holder Tavoris Cloud at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The fight was the main event of an HBO World Championship boxing telecast. The 48-year-old Hopkins, who previously beat the record in 2011 with a decision win against Jean Pascal, won by tallies of 117-111 and 116-112 (twice). Fightnews scored the bout 115-113 for the new belt-holder. (More)

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