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Beibut Shumenov stops Danny Santiago

Updated: July 30, 2011, 1:51 AM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Beibut Shumenov retained his WBA and IBA light heavyweight titles by stopping Danny Santiago in the ninth round Friday night.

Shumenov hurt Santiago with a quick combination that backed him into the ropes. Shumenov quickly took advantage landing a number of power shots that forced the referee to jump in and stop the fight 44 seconds into the round.

"This wasn't like I expected, he specifically trained for my style." Shumenov said. "Danny was very durable and he can take ...

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