Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Cruiserweight
When is Shumenov vs Goulamirian?
Beibut Shumenov could fight Arsen Goulamirian in Summer 2022 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Shumenov vs Goulamirian stats
Beibut Shumenov would step into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Arsen Goulamirian would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and 0 draws, with 18 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Goulamirian would have a slight advantage in power over Shumenov, with a 69% knock out percentage over Shumenov's 67%.
Beibut Shumenov is the older man by 4 years, at 38 years old.
Shumenov has a height advantage of 1 inch over Goulamirian.
Both Beibut Shumenov & Arsen Goulamirian fight out of an orthodox stance.
Shumenov is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Goulamirian, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 7 more professional rounds, 149 to Goulamirian's 142.
Shumenov vs Goulamirian form
Shumenov has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Hizni Altunkaya on 7th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Cruiserweight championship fight at Barys Arena, Astana, Kazakhstan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Junior Anthony Wright on 21st May 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Cruiserweight championship fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat BJ Flores on 25th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Bobby Thomas Jr on 13th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 5th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Bernard Hopkins on 19th April 2014 by split decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight and IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington.
Arsen Goulamirian remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Constantin Bejenaru on 28th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône, France.
Previous to that, he had beat Kane Watts on 15th November 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at Accor Hotel Arena, Paris.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Mark Flanagan on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône.
Before that, he had won against Ryad Merhy on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône.
Hehad defeated Hamilton Ventura on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at La Palestre, Alpes-Maritimes.
In terms of recent activity, Arsen Goulamirian has been fighting more than Beibut Shumenov.
Beibut Shumenov last fought 3 years, 3 months and 20 days ago, while Arsen Goulamirian's last outing was 1 year, 9 months and 29 days ago.
Shumenov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 6 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Goulamirian's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Shumenov vs Goulamirian?
Arsen Goulamirian is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Beibut Shumenov if you fancy the incredible upset.