Date: 4th August 2014 at 4:51pm
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In Atlantic City, in the early hours of Sunday morning UK time, the hard-hitting Sergey Kovalev registered his 25th straight win, with 23 of those coming by knockout.

Kovalev, the reigning WBO light-heavyweight champion, is now expected to, after his second round stoppage of Blake Caparello, to sign up for a unification match against the IBF / WBA light-heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins.

Hopkins, now 49 years of age, has a record that reads 55-6-2 with 32 wins by knockout. We understand that the fight will take place in November at either in Atlantic City, New Jersey at the Boardwalk Hall, or at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York.

It promises to be an intriguing match-up, can Kovalev be the man to end the career of the legend that is Bernard Hopkins or will the legend march on towards his 50th birthday still a world champion?