Shumenov and Altunkaya Make Weight before their Match for The Vacant WBA World Title – Cruiserweight Hizni “The Warrior” Altunkaya (30-1, 17 KOs) battles against two-division World Boxing Association (WBA) world champion, Beibut Shumenov, for the vacant WBA World cruiserweight title, July 7th in Astana, Kazakhstan.
A 2004 Kazakhstan Olympian, Shumenov (17-2, 11 KOs) retired a year ago due to an eye injury that required surgeries, forcing him to relinquish his WBA cruiserweight world title. Shumenov has fully recovered and he’s on a mission to recapture his WBA world cruiserweight title.
Shumenov vs. Altunkaya is a presentation of Shumenov’s company, KZ Event Productions, Inc. The July 7th gala event will be part of the 20th anniversary celebration of Astana being the capital of Kazakhstan.
Today the boxers hit the scales with these official results:
12 RDS / 200 LBS: Beibut Shumenov 199.5 lbs – Hizni Altunkaya 195 lbs
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