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Bernard Hopkins extended Q&A interview ahead of final career fight

Placing an exclamation point at the end of a decades long career, former two-division world champion and future Hall of Famer Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (55-7 2, 32 KOs) will be delivering a performance reflective of his extensive career taking on the best as he faces Joe Smith, Jr. (22-1, 18 KOs) this Saturday, Dec. 17 on HBO World Championship Boxing®.

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Q&A interview with unbeaten Joseph Diaz, closes out year on Bernard Hopkins farewell card

On December 17th, Joseph “Jojo” Diaz, Jr. (22-0, 13 KOs) returns to action for a 10-round slugfest against Horacio “Violento” Garcia (30-1-1, 22 KOs) as the co-main event of Bernard Hopkins’s final fight at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, California. Golden Boy Promotions caught up with the charismatic and undefeated fighter from South El Monte, CA ahead of the biggest fight of his career in an exclusive Q&A session. Below is what “Jojo” had to say:

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Bernard Hopkins honored by Philly mayor Jim Kenney, plus workout photos ahead of final bout

Living legend and former two-division world champion Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (55-7 2, 32 KOs) was recognized by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney with an honorary ceremonial Liberty Bell to commemorate his final career fight against Joe Smith, Jr. set for Saturday, December 17 at The Forum in Los Angeles. The bout will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®.

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Bernard Hopkins farewell fight HBO Boxing video preview & conference call quotes

Ahead of the highly anticipated “Final 1” battle between Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins and Joe Smith Jr., the fighters, along with their promoters, held a conference call with a Q&A session for the media. Also here, we have a Hopkins vs. Smith HBO Boxing video preview. The fight airs on December 17th on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10 p.m. ET from the “Fabulous” Forum.

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