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Shumenov Regains WBA Cruiserweight Title
Pictured: Beibut Shumenov

On Saturday, July 7, a bout featuring two fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings in the near future took place.That bout, contested for the vacant WBA World cruiserweight title, was won by Beibut Shumenov.

Astana, Kazakhstan-

Vacant WBA World Cruiserweight Title-
Beibut Shumenov (WBA #2; 18-2, 12 KOs)
TKO-9 3:00
Hizni Altunkaya (WBA #3; 30-2, 17 KOs)
- This was Shumenov's first bout since his TKO-10 win over Junior Anthony Wright on May 21, 2016.
- Shumenov decked Altunkaya in round one and in round nine.
- Altunkaya's corner let referee Tony Weeks know that their man had had enough after the ninth round. Shumenov was leading 90-79 on all three scorecards at that point.
Article By: Ken Pollitt