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BEIBUT SHUMENOV

BEIBUT SHUMENOV

WBA CRUISERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION

COUNTRY: KAZ
RECORD: 18 (12 KO's) 2 0
KO's: 60%
BORN: 08-19-1983
AGE: 35
WON TITLE: 07-07-2018
HEIGHT: 6′ 2″
REACH: 74″

NEXT MANDATORY

05-14-2019
MANDATORY CHALLENGER: ARSEN GOULAMIRIAN (ARM)

Born in Kazajastán, on August 9, 1983. He currently live in Las Vegas, USA.
As an amaterur he represented his country at the Athens 2004 Olypmics. He was eliminated in the second rounds of the tournament to which he had classified after winning the Classification for Asia.
Jumped to professional boxing in 2007. He beat Walter Edwards in his first engagement by KO 1. The following year, after winning by another 2 KO’s he went back to his native country to dispute theWBC Asian Title. He won when he beat American Donnell Wiggins. On October 22 he defeated Lavell Finger also in his homeland and won the Asian Belt of the WBO.
Gabriel Campillo gave him his first chance at a world belt on August 15, 2010, however he did not win. On January 29, 2011 he faced Campillo again and beat him by split decision. He made 5 successful defenses before losing to Bernard Hopkins on April 19, 2014.
Won the Interim Cruiser Title in 2015 after defeating BJ Flores by points in Las Vegas. On May 21, 2016 he beat Anthony Wright by KO to win the regular Title of the same division.
Elevated to regular Champion by resolution, Made his first defense on May 20, 2016, defeating Junior Wright. Shumenov suffered an eye injury that forced him to abandon boxing. He return on July 7, 2018 and reconquer the world cruiserweight championship.

RESOLUTIONS

Resolution No. 201602051612 WBA Cruiserweight
02-08-2016
BEIBUT SHUMENOV - YUNIEL DORTICOS
DENIS LEBEDEV
CRUISERWEIGHT DIVISION
Resolution No. 201602051612 Champion - Denis Lebedev: On December 17, 2012, Denis Lebedev became Champion of the division after defeating Santander Silgado via knockout in Myakinino, Russia.  Lebedev´s last mandatory defense was April 10, 2015, thus his next mandatory defense is now due per WBA Rule C.11. As such, Lebedev must face the leading available contender, WBA ranked #2, Yunier Dorticos.
Interim Champion Beibut Shumenov On November 30, 2015, Shumenov was scheduled to fight in Las Vegas, but was forced to withdraw due to an eye injury and has remained inactive since.
Resolution No. 201602241612 WBA Championships Committee Cruiserweight Division
02-24-2016
DENIS LEBEDEV - VICTOR RAMIREZ
YUNIEL DORTICOS - BEIBUT SHUMENOV
CRUISERWEIGHT DIVISION
Lebedev’s Special Permit Request is conditionally granted subject the following conditions: The winner of Lebedev/Ramirez, or Lebedev if a draw, must face Dorticos within 120 days of said bout.
Unless the WBA receives signed bout contracts for a bout between Dorticos and Lebedev/Ramirez within 30 days of the bout, the WBA shall issue a call for purse bid.

FIGHTS

TKO
9rd
HIZNI ALTUNKAYA
(VACANT) WBA CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2018-07-07 - Astana, Kazakhstan
TKO
10rd
1:04
JUNIOR WRIGHT
WBA CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2016-05-21 - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
UD
12rd
BJ FLORES
(INTERIM) WBA CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-07-25 - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TKO
5rd
3:00
BOBBY LEE THOMAS JR
WBA CRUISERWEIGHT
2014-12-13 - MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
SD
12rd
BERNARD HOPKINS
WBA LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT SUPER CHAMPIONSHIP
2014-04-19 - USA
TKO
3rd
TAMAS KOVACS
WBA LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT SUPER CHAMPIONSHIP
2013-12-14 - SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, USA
W
12rd
ENRIQUE ORNELAS
WBA/IBA
2012-06-02 - LAS VEGAS
TKO
9rd
DANNY SANTIAGO
WBA/IBA LT HEAVYWEIGHT
2011-07-29 - LAS VEGAS
KO
6rd
0:15
WILLIAM JOPPY
(UNIFICATION) WBA /IBA LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2011-01-08 - Sport Palace, Shymkent, Kazakhstan
UD
12rd
VYACHESLAV UZELKOV
WBA LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2010-07-23 - Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, Lemoore, California, United States
SD
12rd
GABRIEL CAMPILLO
WBA LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2010-01-29 - Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
MD
12rd
GABRIEL CAMPILLO
WBA LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2009-08-15 - Astana, Kazakhstan
TKO
4rd
BYRON MITCHELL
IBA
2009-05-09 - CHIMKENT
W
10rd
EPIFANIO MENDOZA

2008-12-13 - BELLEVUE
W
12rd
MONTELL GRIFFIN
ASIAN BOXING COUNCIL LT HEAVYWEIGHT
2008-08-02 - CHIMKENT
KO
1rd
LAVELL FINGER
PABA INTERIM LT HEAVYWEIGHT
2008-04-22 - CHIMKENT
KO
2rd
DONNELL WIGGINS
ASIAN BOXING COUNCIL LT HEAVYWEIGHT
2008-04-10 - CHIMKENT
TKO
4rd
SHANNON MILLER
CRUISERWEIGHT
2008-03-21 - MEMPHIS
KO
1rd
CEDRIC HOWARD
CRUISERWEIGHT
2008-02-22 - FT LAUDERDALE
TKO
1rd
WALTER EDWARDS

2007-11-17 - WILSON

MOVEMENTS IN WBA RANKING

World Champion

DATE

DIVISION

Dec, 2009 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jan, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Feb, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Mar, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Apr, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
May, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jun, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jul, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Aug, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Sep, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Oct, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Nov, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Dec, 2010 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jan, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Feb, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Mar, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Apr, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
May, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jun, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jul, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Aug, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Sep, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Oct, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Nov, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Dec, 2011 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jan, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Feb, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Mar, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Apr, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
May, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jun, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jul, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Aug, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Sep, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Oct, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Nov, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Dec, 2012 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Feb, 2013 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Mar, 2013 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Apr, 2013 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
May, 2013 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jun, 2013 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Jul, 2013 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Aug, 2013 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
Sep, 2013 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT

WBA FEMALE RANKING

by WBA
WBA FEMALE RANKING


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