But that may or may not have anything to do with why the "pride of Philadelphia" and many-time world champion boxer was wearing an alien mask while appearing on Philly Sports Talk Live on Wednesday evening.
"I am the alien," the masked man said. "That's why I can do the things I've been doing for almost three decades. I realize and have been diagnosed as an alien... of the world but not from the world. And so I will come here to defend a title come the 26th of October in Atlantic City."
Hopkins was promoting his fight with German slugger Karo Murat which will take place at Boardwalk Hall. J
ust four days later the band Phish will play the same venue on Halloween and will likely bust out a nice Also Sprach Zaruthustra to send Bernard back to his mother planet.