BJ Flores was critical of Beibut Shumenov after losing a decision on July 25, but Sugar Ray Leonard had a different take on the Kazakhstani’s technique.
Sergey Kovalev delivers another brutal knockout against Nadjib Mohammedi on Saturday in Las Vegas and has us wanting more.
Former light heavyweight titleholder Beibut Shumenov defeated BJ Flores by unanimous decision in a cruiserweight bout Saturday in Las Vegas.
Junior middleweight Lenny Bottai claims his multi-dimensional approach gives him a shot at upsetting undefeated Jermall Charlo on Saturday night.
Former WBA light heavyweight titleholder Beibut Shumenov will make his cruiserweight debut against Bobby Thomas on the Dec. 13 Devon Alexander-Amir Khan undercard.
Bernard Hopkins, nine months shy of 50, gives us another age-defying performance, dominating Beibut Shumenov to unify two light heavyweight titles.
After his textbook victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday night, IBF/WBA light heavyweight titlist Bernard Hopkins is ready for more legacy-defining challenges.
Fans share their thoughts on Bernard Hopkins’ IBF/WBA light heavyweight title unification win over Beibut Shumenov and the continuation of his amazing legacy, plus Shawn Porter, the title fight judge selection process and more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Bernard Hopkins spoke to boxing writers after unifying the IBF and WBA 175-pound titles by outclassing Beibut Shumenov but the 49-year-old marvel says he wants more belts. “I must be the undisputed light heavyweight champ before I leave boxing,” said Hopkins, who is targeting RING/WBC champ Adonis Stevenson next.
Actions shots from light heavyweight Bernard Hopkins’ title-unifying victory over Beibut Shumenov in Washington, D.C. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Bernard Hopkins continued to defy Father Time on Saturday, outclassing Beibut Shumenov en route to what should have been a unanimous decision in Washington, D.C. One judge inexplicably scored the bout for Shumenov, but Hopkins, who scored an 11th-round knockdown, was the clear winner.
RingTV.com will do live round-by-round updates on tonight’s light heavyweight clash between IBF titleholder Bernard Hopkins and WBA beltholder Beibut Shumenov at The D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C. The Showtime broadcast begins at 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins continued to taunt WBA counterpart Beibut Shumenov in advance of tonight’s Showtime-televised clash at The D.C. Armory, saying that the attorney-turned-boxer is in the sport as “a hobby.”
Things got heated between light heavyweight titleholders Bernard Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov at the weigh-in for Saturday’s card in D.C., but Paulie Malignaggi was the elephant in the room. Photos by Tom Casino/Showtime.
IBF titleholder Bernard Hopkins weighed 172.4 pounds compared to 174.4 for WBA counterpart Beibut Shumenov in advance of Saturday’s Showtime-televised clash at The D.C. Armory.
Bernard Hopkins raised the intensity of the promotion for his IBF/WBA 175-pound title unification bout against Beibut Shumenov by taking shots at Shumenov’s wealthy background at Thursday’s final press conference for their Saturday showdown.