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URGENT ¥¥¥ Boxing: Hopkins makes boxing history at 48

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Bernard Hopkins became the oldest boxer to win a major world championship, breaking his own record Saturday by beating Tavoris Cloud at the age of 48.

Hopkins scored a unanimous decision to dethrone the 31-year-old Cloud for the International Boxing Federation's light heavyweight title and beat his own record.

Hopkins was 46 in 2011 when he beat Canada's Jean Pascal to win the World Boxing Council light-heavyweight crown.

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