In a statement issued to the press, it was announced that WBA light heavyweight champ, Beibut Shumenov (11-1, 7 KOs) is officially severing all promotional ties with Goossen Tutor Promotions and has also filed a lawsuit against the company to ensure independence from his former promoter.
According to the statement:
“Shumenov alleges that Goossen Tutor Promotions violated its duties under the contract in different ways. The lawsuit charges breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and deceptive trade practices and seeks a judicial confirmation that the agreement is terminated. Shumenov seeks unspecified damages, including punitive damages”
Shumenov will now be represented by KZ Event Productions, Inc the promotional company he owns alongside brother, Chingis.
There has yet to be a response from Goosen Tutor.