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Bernard Hopkins Arrives in Quebec

Photo Credit: Luc Grenier

December 14, 2010 (Québec City, Canada) – Legendary future Hall of Famer and Two-Division World Champion Bernard Hopkins arrived in Québec City, Canada today, moving one step closer to his quest to defeat WBC, Ring Magazine and IBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Jean Pascal and become the oldest fighter in the history of boxing to win a prominent world title.

“This goes beyond being a champion,” Hopkins said when he arrived at Jean-Lesage International Airport in Québec City.  “This is a grand opportunity.  It is a situation I don’t take for granted.  Saturday night you will see something unique.  A 45-year-old man in a young man’s body is an amazing thing.  I am here to prove that I can still compete and that I am something special.”

The age-defying, 45-year-old Hopkins will challenge Pascal THIS SATURDAY, Dec. 18, LIVE on SHOWTIME® at 10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) from the Pepsi Coliseum in Québec City.


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