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Apr 19 2014
Saturday

DC Armory, Washington, United States

12 round contest @ Light Heavyweight
54-6-2 
SD 12

Score cards

  • 113-114
  • 116-111
  • 116-111
SD 12
14-1-0

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Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Light Heavyweight Championship
IBF World Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

50
Age
31
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDMDNCUD
Form
TKOUDTKOKOUD
54
Wins
14
32
By KO
9
59
KO%
64
6
Loses
1
Draws
0
1988
Debut
2007

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Bernard Hopkins vs Beibut Shumenov report


Who won Hopkins vs Shumenov?

Bernard Hopkins beat Beibut Shumenov by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 19th April 2014 at DC Armory in Washington.

The scorecards were announced as 113-114, 116-111, 116-111 in favor of winner Bernard Hopkins.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).

This contest was for the unified light heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBA & IBF belts on the line.

Hopkins vs Shumenov stats

Back in April 2014, Bernard Hopkins stepped into the ring with a record of 54 wins, 6 loses and 2  draws, 32 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Beibut Shumenov made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Shumenov had a slight advantage in power over Hopkins, with a 64% knock out percentage over Hopkins' 59%.

Bernard Hopkins was the older man by 19 years, at 50 years old.

Shumenov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hopkins. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Bernard Hopkins & Beibut Shumenov fought out of an orthodox stance.

Hopkins was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 47 more fights, and made his debut in 1988, 19 years and 1 month earlier than Shumenov, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 365 more professional rounds, 514 to Shumenov's 149.

Hopkins vs Shumenov form

Hopkins had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Karo Murat on 26th October 2013 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Tavoris Cloud on 9th March 2013 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Chad Dawson on 28th April 2012 by majority decision in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Before that, he had beat Kelly Pavlik on 18th October 2008 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

He had defeated Oscar De La Hoya on 18th September 2004 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Nevada.

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Hopkins' last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 7 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

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Result

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Hopkins

Beibut

Shumenov

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Hopkins
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Shumenov
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Bernard Hopkins

Beibut Shumenov

108

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