Hopkins to commentate on Malignaggi-Broner broadcast

Future Hall of Famer and current IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins will be a guest commentator on this Saturday’s live Showtime Championship Boxing telecast headlined by the Paul Malignaggi-Adrien Broner welterweight fight (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Hopkins, the oldest champion in boxing history, will serve as an expert analyst joining host Brian Kenny, announcersMauro Ranallo (blow-by-blow) and Al Bernstein (expert analyst) and ringside reporter Jim Gray.

The legendary, 48-year-old Hopkins will add his insight from the Showtime seat usually occupied by Malignaggi, who will defend his WBA welterweight title against Broner, the undefeated current WBC lightweight beltholder.

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