By Lee Bates
Exciting light heavyweight contender Beibut Shumenov (7-0, 5 KOs) was to fight former world champion Alejandro Berrio (28-5, 27 KOs) this Saturday in his Shumenov’s country of Kazakhstan. Berrio is out now and former world champion Byron Mitchell (27-4-1, 20 KOs) will step in. The bout is still scheduled for 12 rounds and for the vacant International Boxing Association light heavyweight title,WBO Asia Pacific light heavyweight title, WBC Asian Boxing Council light heavyweight title, and interim PABA light heavyweight title. The bout will take place at the Stadium Khadjimukan in Chimkent, Kazakhstan.