Bernard Hopkins to risk WBC belt against Chad Dawson
Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 knockouts) will face Chad Dawson (30-1, 17 knockouts) on Oct. 15 in a title fight at the Staples Center.
A news conference early next week will officially announce the pairing, a Golden Boy Promotions spokeswoman said.
-- Douglas Farmer
Photo: Bernard Hopkins gestures prior to the start of his light heavyweight bout against Jean Pascal on May 21. Credit: Christinne Muschi / Reuters