Roy Jones Jr. Vs Bernard Hopkins

Roy Jones Jr.  (54-6, 40 KOs) and Bernard Hopkins (50-5-1, 32 KOs) will square off in the ring April 3 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas nearly 20 years after Roy Jones Jr. won a close decision over Bernard Hopkins.  Hopkins coming off a couple victories, an impressive win over the talented Kelly Pavlik and a decision against Enrique Ornelas.  Jones Jr. won by TKO over Jeff Lacy but in his last bout Roy was knocked out in the first round by Danny Green.

“They deserve this fight and why not supply the fans with what they demand? Now I can finally terminate the ‘Executioner’ once and for all. My new nickname for this fight will be ‘The Terminator.’ ” – Roy Jones Jr.

“A rematch with Roy has been in the back of my mind for a long time and it’s finally going to happen. I have accomplished a lot in my career since that night in Washington, in 1993, and I am going to end this thing between me and Roy once and for all.” – Hopkins