It was a safe bet that WBA Light-heavyweight Champion Beibut Shumenov would retain his strap, last night against super-middleweight “challenger’ Enrique Ornelas. But the shallow crowd in attendance was not expecting to find themselves lulled to a deep sleep after watching the usually gutsy champ fight so cautiously, especially against an opponent afflicted with earmuff-itis.
The title fight headlined a five-bout card at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas, promoted by Golden Boy and KZ Promotions, for FOX Sports . . . Click here for more