Posts Tagged ‘Beibut Shumenov’

Comments Off on Team Shumenov responds to Lebedev vs. Gassiev world title fight announcement – Press Release

LAS VEGAS (August 17, 2016) – Team Shumenov believes it is worth reviewing recent history enlight of the recent announcement that WBA Super/IBF cruiserweight world champion Denis Lebedev will defend against Murat Gassiev in late November or early December in Russia:  A condition for allowing  Lebedev to fight IBF cruiserweight champion Victor Emilio Ramirez on May 21, 2016 was that Lebedev had to fight WBA cruiserweight world champion Beibut Shumenov within 120 days.  (Lebedev hasn’t made a mandatory defense since April 10, 2015.) Shumenov has done everything to make that fight, while Lebedev has done nothing but run from his mandatory title fight.  When it first became obvious in June that Lebedev was trying to avoid his mandated WBA title fight, Shumenov repeatedly requested that the Read more […]

Comments Off on World Champion Beibut Shumenov’s Time to shine has finally arrived

LAS VEGAS- Reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) Super and International Boxing Association (IBA) Light Heavyweight World Champion Beibut Shumenov (14-1, 9 KO’s) celebrates his fourth anniversary as world champion next  month but he really didn’t arrive on the worldwide boxing scene until this past December 14th in his SHOWTIME debut. The 30-year-old Shumenov set a light heavyweight record for capturing a world title in the fewest career fights, 10, when he won (Jan. 10, 2010) a 12-round decision over Gabriel Campillo in Las Vegas. Shumenov’s fifth successful world title defense was an impressive performance over previously undefeated challenger Tomas “Tomi Kid” Kovacs (23-1, 14 KOs) on “Danger Zone,” headlined by Marcus Maidana’s upset of Adrian Broner, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Read more […]

Comments Off on Beibut Shumenov Honorary Team Challenge Captain, Southwest Chapter

LAS VEGAS (December 3, 2013) – Team Challenge has World Boxing Association (WBA) Super and International Boxing Association (IBA) Light Heavyweight World Champion Beibut Shumenov (13-1, 8 KO’s) in its corner to help KO Crohn’s & Colitis.  Shumenov, who makes his fifth world title defense Saturday, December 14 on SHOWTIME, airing live from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, has been named Honorary Captain of Team Challenge, Southwest Chapter. “I’m proud to be involved with such a worthy group like Team Challenge,” Shumenov said.  “I hope that it will help increase awareness of this terrible disease and raise funds for Crohn’s and Colitis research and education.  I hope other fighters will join me to KO Crohn’s and Colitis.” Shumenov takes on undefeated, WBA No. 14-ranked Slovakian Read more […]