Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/19/14
World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Association (IBA) Light Heavyweight World Champion Beibut Shumenov (13-1, 8 KO's) battered a game Enrique Ornelas (33-87, 21 KO's) from the opening bell en route to dominant victory by unanimous decision at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Shumenov revealed after the fight that he had injured his right forearm 10 days ago during a sparring session. It didn't prevent him, however, from pitching a complete shutout, winning each round on all three judges' scorecards in the 12-round main event. Shumenov was the aggressor, throwing hard rights to the head and body, especially effective were his well timed uppercuts. Ornelas was unable to counter Shumenov, who threw powerful combinations and then avoided Ornelas' late counters. Shumenov, a 2008 Kazakhstan Olympian, lives in Las Vegas and his fourth successful title defense was at the same venue in which he first captured the WBA crown. "I trained very ha...
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