Showtime Sports to stream Bernard Hopkins-Beibut Shumenov weigh-in


Showtime Sports will offer a live stream of today’s official weigh-in for the Bernard Hopkins-Beibut Shumenov IBF/WBA 175-pound title unification bout taking place on Saturday, live on Showtime (9:00 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.

At 49-years-old, Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KOs), of Philadelphia, is looking to become the oldest fighter in boxing history to unify world titles, while Shumenov (14-1, 9 KOs), of Shymkent, Kazakhstan, is aiming to become the fastest fighter to unify the light heavyweight division with only 15 professional fights.

The Showtime tripleheader also features a IBF welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter make his first defense against two-division beltholder Paulie Malignaggi. WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin takes on Lukas Konecny in the opening bout of the telecast.

The weigh-in will be available at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT live via satellite feed, YouTube, Ustream and in High Definition. The event will be hosted by Brian Custer.