Bernard Hopkins beats Beibut Shumenov to unify light heavyweight division

Bernard Hopkins on Saturday won a split-decision over Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan in a light heavyweight title-unification bout at DC Armory in Washington D.C.

Two judges – Dave Moretti and Jerry Roth – had Hopkins winning 116-111. The third judge – Gustavo Padilla – somehow gave it to Shumenov 114-113.

Hopkins, 49, is now 55-6-2 with 32 knockouts. Shumenov, 30, is 14-

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