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'Enjoy me while I'm here'

Updated: February 16, 2005, 4:13 PM ET
By Thomas Gerbasi | MaxBoxing.com

Tick tock, tick tock -- Bernard Hopkins is always watching the clock.

Along with the rest of us, the undisputed middleweight champion of the world is well aware that he is 40 years old, an age that is a death sentence for most fighters, but one that has seen Hopkins be not only relevant in the boxing world, but on top of the game.

Want middleweight comparisons?

When Carlos Monzon turned 40, he had already been out of the ring for five years. Marvin Hagler was a retiree for seven ...

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