Tag: beibut shumenov

05 Jun

report & gallery from saturday night: shumenov v. ornelas

cozzone / fight coverage, las vegas / / 0 Comments

It was a safe bet that WBA Light-heavyweight Champion Beibut Shumenov would retain his strap, last night against super-middleweight “challenger’ Enrique Ornelas. But the shallow crowd in attendance was not expecting to find themselves lulled to a deep sleep after watching the usually gutsy champ fight so cautiously, especially against an opponent afflicted with earmuff-itis . . . |more|

27 Jul

million dollar beibut shumenov

cozzone / fight coverage, las vegas / / 0 Comments

If you’ve had it with boxing’s overgroomed babies, meet undersold Beibut – Beibut Shumenov, that is.

With just a dozen fights and a quarter of the light-heavyweight championship tucked into his belt, Shumenov is on a mission to show the sport that years of coddling and a diet of fresh ducks will get you nowhere but stale . . . |more|