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Shumenov Wins Over Flores On Unimpressive PBC card

Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KO’s) won a controversial twelve-round unanimous decision over BJ Flores (32-2, 20 KO’s). The fight overall was a poor fight that didn’t show much and had no one excited at any point. Overall this PBC card was very poor and one of the worst ones in recent memory. Aside from the KO victory of Marrero, not much happened. But I digress, back to the main...
Via BadCulture
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Beibut Shumenov wins decision vs. BJ Flores; Claudio Marrero scores highlight reel KO of Rico Ramos

Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs) defeated B.J. Flores (31-2-1, 20 KOs) by unanimous decision Saturday night at the Pearl at Palms Casino Resort. Shumenov came out aggressive early before using his movement late to earn a world title in a second division and become the first fighter from Kazakhstan to achieve that feat. Flores was competitive throughout the fight, countering effectively...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shumenov booed after beating Flores for interim cruiserweight title

LAS VEGAS Beibut Shumenov scored a unanimous but unpopular decision over B.J. Flores to win the WBA interim cruiserweight title on Saturday night. The fight was the second at the 200-pound cruiserweight limit for Shumenov, who held the light heavyweight belt from 2010 to 2013 but moved up because of problems making weight. All three judges scored the fight 116-112 for Shumenov, but...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Beibut Shumenov-BJ Flores weigh-in results & photos

Tomorrow night on NBC Sports Network from the Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada, cruiserweight action comes to the forefront, with Beibut Shumenov vs. BJ Flores. Right here, find the weights and weigh-in photos for the card. Take a look. Beibut Shumenov – 199.4 lbs BJ Flores – 199.6 lbs Jordan Shimmell – 198.8 lbs Isiah Thomas – 198.4 lbs Rico Ramos – 126.2 lbs Claudio...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Beibut Shumenov-BJ Flores final presser photos & quotes

Fighters competing in a pair of exciting cruiserweight matchups on Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN event held a final press conference Thursday in advance of their July 25 bouts at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort. The event is headlined by Beibut Shumenov (15-2, 10 KOs) taking on B.J. Flores (31-1-1, 20 KOs) in a 12-round showdown. A 10-round battle between undefeated...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Sergey Kovalev, B.J. Flores And Brian Viloria

Absolutely nothing to do with this week’s boxing schedule, but if you only watch one piece of ridiculously contrived boxing hype this week, make it this video Ricardo Mayorga crashing Shane Mosley’s photoshoot. I already explained why I’m pumped for this terrible fight, but I feel that video justifies my wildest/lowest expectations. What are we here for? Oh, that’s right...
Via The Queensbury Rules
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Claudio Marrero vs. Rico Ramos highlights Shumenov-Flores undercard

Rico Ramos (24-4, 12 KOs) takes on hard-hitting Claudio Marrero (18-1, 13 KOs) in a featherweight battle on Saturday, July 25 at the Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The bout is part of a full night of action headlined by a 12-round cruiserweight showdown between Beibut Shumenov (15-2, 10 KOs) and B.J. Flores (31-1-1, 20 KOs). Televised coverage begins at 9 pm with a 10...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Names: Vince Doria, Liam McHugh, NBC Boxing Analysts

Another ESPN executive is retiring. In other news, NBC has extended the contract of NHL host Liam McHugh, and also hired Laila Ali and B.J. Flores for its Premier Boxing Champions coverage. ESPN Exec Doria Retiring ESPN senior vice president and director of news Vince Doria is retiring effective Friday, ending a 23-year tenure with [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Leila Ali, BJ Flores, Kenny Rice, Chris Mannix Join PBC Team

“PBC on NBC” Debuts Saturday, March 7, Live in Primetime on NBC  STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 24, 2015 – NBC Sports Group announced today the addition of Laila Ali, B.J. Flores, Kenny Rice and Chris Mannix to its Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) coverage on NBC and NBCSN. Three-time super middleweight champion Ali and former two-time U.S. amateur heavyweight champion...
Via BadCulture
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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