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This boxer's back story is one for the books
This boxer's back story is one for the books

LAS VEGAS — Beibut Shumenov might be the most interesting man in the world who doesn't have a TV commercial to tout that. He is a boxer, the light-heavyweight champion of the world in two sanctioning bodies. He is 30 and won his first pro title in just his eighth fight, a near-record pace. But Shumenov is a man in an even bigger hurry, not only to improve on his 13-1 record, but to emerge from the shadows of the sport. Ask American boxing fans about Shumenov and the response will be the same. "Who?" He hopes his road to recognition will begin Dec. 14 in San Antonio, where he will fight on the undercard of the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana match and be seen on...

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