Hopkins vs. Kovalev: 3 Keys to Victory for “The Alien”

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After the Sergey Kovalev vs. Blake Caparello fight, a short confrontation was conducted between the American–Bernard Hopkins–and the Russian, Kovalev.

On the subject of facing Kovalev at such an old age, Hopkins was asked, “This may be the biggest feat you’ve ever pulled off, if you can do it. What makes you think you can still do it?”

Hopkins response was merely “I’m an alien.”

While fans appreciate the comical answer, I think it’s safe for us to come together in agreement that this statement is pretty darn false. With that being said, here are three tactics Hopkins should keep in mind for his upcoming bout that might actually help him get a win over his undefeated opponent.

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