Undefeated WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly stay in shape with high rate workout programs and is ready to fight Bernard Hopkins after his mandatory defense against Robin Krasniqi. After Hopkin's win against Cloud, he called out Nathan Cleverly, even stating that he would go overseas to fight him in his backyard. Fighting at 48 years old Bernard Hopkins, becomes oldest boxer to win a major title. Cleverly is very interested in fighting Hopkins but first must win his mandatory defense against Krasniqi on April 20th. Should he win, he expects to fight Hopkins sometime this summer.
Promoter Frank Warren said that if Nathan Cleverly successfully defends the WBO light-heavyweight title on April 20 at Wembley Arena, he will bring ring legend Bernard Hopkins together against the unbeaten Welshman in the biggest fight of the year. Warren said that he would like the fight to take place this summer in the UK. “This is a very important fight. Nathan can’t afford to slip up because if he does, any potential fight against Hopkins will go out the window." - Frank Warren
Nathan Cleverly is scheduled to fight Robin Krasniqi April 20th for the WBO light heavyweight title. On this card heavyweight Dereck Chisora is also scheduled to make a comeback.