Video: Shumenov on Facing Hopkins, Strategy, More

David P. Greisman catches up with WBA light heavyweight champion Beibut Shumenov to discuss his Showtime televised unification with IBF counterpart Bernard Hopkins, which takes place on April 19th at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. Shumenov gives his thoughts on Hopkins, talks about strategy for winning the fight and more.
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ИATAS on 03-14-2014

Shumenov is a tough fighter. He's certainly better than Murat and Murat landed plenty of shots on Hopkins. Some of that Im sure was Hopkins trying to be entertaining but not all of it. Good fight

Comment by Hougigo on 03-14-2014

[QUOTE=skinnystev;14323521]one of the most intriguing matchup's out there. has popkins the alien ever fought an Asian i dont't think so[/QUOTE] It's intriguing because he's asian?

Comment by Ravens Fan on 03-14-2014

I'm confused? Can anyone tell me if Shumenov is the Super, Regular or unleaded WBA champ?

Comment by Sancho Puncho on 03-13-2014

He fought undefeated Uzelkov and his last opponent was also undefeated. In his last fight he fought in a very different style, more trickier than what he fought back in the days against Campillio. If they fight again Campillio will…

Comment by Koba-Grozny on 03-13-2014

[QUOTE=Sancho Puncho;14324296]I actually think that Shumenov will not be easy prey for Hopkins. Shumenov improved a lot since Campillio. He matured as a fighter, has very heavy hands and great chin, and is not easily discouraged no matter what is…

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