Beibut Shumenov 175, William Joppy 174.5

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Beibut Shumenov 175, William Joppy 174.5

Beibut Shumenov 175, William Joppy 174.5

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Beibut Shumenov 175, William Joppy 174.5

The weights are in. Beibut Shumenov (10-1, 6KOs) and William Joppy (39-6-2, 30
KOs) made weight for Saturday’s fight in

Shymkent,
Kazakhstan.

 

Shumenov’s WBA 175-pound title is on the line.

 

Shumenov, who was initially scheduled to unify with WBO Juergen Braehmer, came in at the division limit of 175-pounds. For his part, former middleweight champion Joppy was
174.5 pounds.

 

In the co-feature, welterweight Ravshan Hudaynazarov (13-0, 11
KOs) was 146.5-pounds, while opponent José Luis “Chelín” Cruz (41-7-2, 33
KOs) was very overweight at 153.4-pounds.

 

Super lightweight Alexander Zhuravskiy (9-0, 7
KOs) will face Ruben Galvan (27-14-4, 10
KOs) for a WBA International title. Zhuravskiy was 140 on the limit. Galvan was four pounds over.


Shumenov Knocks Out Joppy in Six Rounds

Shumenov Knocks Out Joppy in Six Rounds



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