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Former champ Beibut Shumenov looking to bounce back in the cruiserweight division under respected trainer Ismael Salas

Former light heavyweight champ Beibut Shumenov is back in the win column (Photo: Ed de la Vega)

SHUMENOV back

By Chris Robinson

There was no shortage of boxing in Las Vegas on Dec. 13, as the MGM Grand and nearby Cosmopolitan both held nationally-televised events featuring some of the top names in the sport.

Amir Khan thoroughly handled Devon Alexander in Las Vegas over 12 rounds on Showtime inside of the MGM Grand while Tim Bradley and Diego Chaves scrapped to a debated draw on HBO’s airwaves across the street. Also scoring victories that evening were such notables as Abner Mares, Keith Thurman, Jose Benavidez Jr., Andy Lee, Victor Ortiz, Errol Spence Jr., and the fighting Charlo brothers from Houston, Tex.

Beibut Shumenov vs. Tamas Kovacs Official Weigh-In ahead of Showtime clash on Saturday

Weigh-in coverage from Market Square in San Antonio, Tex. as WBA light heavyweight champion Beibut Shumenov (13-1, 8 KO’s) and challenger Tamas Kovacs (23-0, 14 KO’s) weigh in ahead of their match on Showtime from the Alamodome on Saturday