Beibut Shumenov stops Danny Santiago
LAS VEGAS -- Beibut Shumenov retained his WBA and IBA light heavyweight titles by stopping Danny Santiago in the ninth round Friday night.
Shumenov hurt Santiago with a quick combination that backed him into the ropes. Shumenov quickly took advantage landing a number of power shots that forced the referee to jump in and stop the fight 44 seconds into the round.
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Friday Roundup: Shumenov stops Santiago
The Boxing Tribune
On paper, this defense for WBA light heavyweight titlist Beibut Shumenov (12-1, 8 KOs) against 38-year-old journeyman Danny Santiago (31-5-1, 19 KOs) was an obvious mismatch. As the bout progressed, viewers of the Telefutura main event saw the contest live up to all expectations as Shumenov cruised to an easy TKO 9 victory.
Beibut Shumenov blitzes Danny Santiago in the ninth!
Beibut Shumenov TKO 9 Danny Santiago
WBA and IBA World Light Heavyweight Champion Beibut Shumenov unloaded a 23-punche explosion on three-time world title challenger Danny ‘The Bronx Bomber’ Santiago in the ninth round, when the fight was stopped by referee Tony Weeks, in tonight’s main event that aired live on TeleFutura’s “Sůlo Boxeo Tecate” from South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“I didn’t count the punches,” Shumenov said after the fight, “but I could have thrown more.”
Photos: Beibut Shumenov Takes Out Danny Santiago
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Shumenov stops Santiago in ninth round, retains WBA light heavyweight title
Light heavyweight standout Beibut Shumenov defended his WBA title for the third time with a ninth-round TKO of former title challenger Danny Santiago on Friday at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Veags.
Shumenov (12-1, 8 knockouts) hurt Santiago with a two-fisted attack to the head and body at the start of the ninth round, backing the veteran to the ropes where the 27-year-old titleholder continued to pound away until referee Tony Weeks stepped in and waved the bout off 46 seconds into the ninth.
Read more: ringtv.craveonline.com/blog/168315-shumenov-stops-santiago-in-ninth-round-retains-wba-light-heavyweight-title
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