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How About "Hopkins - Jones" One More Time?

12.06.06 - By Jim Amato: Bernard Hopkins put on a boxing clinic the other night. He totally outclassed Antonio Tarver to become the best light heavyweight in the world. I picked Tarver. I had no doubt Antonio was going to win. I'll take a little ketchup with my crow, please. Thank you. Man, was I ever wrong! Props to Bernard. He proved to me and many others that he is an all time great. That was just a performance for the ages.

Bernard said that was his last fight. If it is please hand him his admission slip to the Boxing Hall Of Fame. First ballot, you bet! BUT, if Bernard wants to have one more fight, there is only one logical opponent. His name is Roy Jones Jr. Why? It's called "unfinished business." Bernard has been calling Roy out for years. Now he is "The Man" at Roy's weight of 175. If Roy wins his upcoming fight, why not have Jones - Hopkins II?

For Roy there ia a big revenge factor. If he beats Bernard he finally proves his first win was no fluke. Second, in a round about way a win over Bernard would slightly erase the losses Roy had to Tarver.

This would be a BIG money draw. Bernard may want to consider this.

Article posted on 13.06.2006



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