Boxer Bernard Hopkins works out in Upper Darby, Pa., Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009. Hopkins is scheduled to fight a light heavyweight bout against Enrique Ornelas, on Dec. 2, 2009, in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Bernard Hopkins boxing Joe Smith Sports 

Bernard Hopkins To Retire After Fight Against Joe Smith

BERNARD HOPKINS will bring the curtain down on his glittering 28-year career against Joe Smith in December – a month before his 52nd birthday. The multiple-time world champion announced he will hang up his gloves after taking on his fellow American in his 65th and final fight at the Los Angeles Forum on December 17. Bernard Hopkins will retire from boxing after taking on Joe Smith in December The Executioner has won titles at middleweight and light-heavyweight and has won 55 of his bouts, with 32 knockouts. Incredibly, he made his pro…

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