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Ilunga Makabu
Ilunga Makabu

Records

29-2-0

Form

SD 12
TKO 7
UD 12
MD 12
TKO 5

Belts held

WBC World Cruiserweight champion
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Next Scheduled Defence
TBA
Last defence
South Africa flag Mchunu (23-5-0) SD 12 29-Jan-2022
Time inactive
110 days - (3 months & 21 days)
Won against
Poland flag Cieslak (19-0-0) UD 12 31-Jan-2020
Time held
839 days - (2 years & 3 months)
Total defences
2
Jan 29 2022
SD 12 South Africa flag Mchunu (23-5-0)
Dec 19 2020
TKO 7 Nigeria flag Durodola (34-7-0)
Activity average
Every 420 days - (1 year & 1 month)
Mandatory challenger
TBC
Last mandatory
None Called Yet
Since a mandatory
839 days - (2 years & 3 months)

Stats

age
34
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

Wins
29
By KO
25
KO%
86%
Lost
2
Stopped
2
Draws
0
Debut
2008
Pro RDS
153

Ranking @ Cruiserweight

ring
3
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Ilunga Makabu profile

What is Ilunga Makabu's Record?

Ilunga Makabu's record currently stands at 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws. Of those 29 wins he has stopped 25 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 86%. Of his 2 loses, he's been stopped 2 times. He's boxed a total of 153 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 4.9 rounds on average.

What was Makabu's last fight?

Ilunga Makabu's last fight took place against Thabiso Mchunu's on 29th Jan 2022, in Ohio, United States. He won by split decision after 12 rounds. That fight was 3 months and 20 days ago.

How active is Ilunga Makabu?

Makabu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

What belts does Ilunga Makabu hold?

He won a vacant WBC World Cruiserweight belt against Michal Cieslak, beating him by unanimous decision after 12 rounds on 31st January 2020. He has held this belt for a total of 839 days (2 years, 3 months and 19 days) and has defended the belt 2 times. He is yet to make a mandatory defence of this belt.

Where is Ilunga Makabu From?

Makabu was born in Congo.

How Old Is Ilunga Makabu?

The cruiserweight is currently 34 years old. He was born on 30th November 1987, so he will turn 35 in 6 months and 11 days.

How long has Makabu been fighting?

Ilunga Makabu made his professional debut in June 2008, so he has been a pro for 13 years and 10 months.

How good is Ilunga Makabu?

Makabu is currently ranked 3rd by the The Ring at Cruiserweight.

How tall is Ilunga Makabu?

Makabu is 6' 0" (6 Foot and 0 inches) which is 183cm (1 meter and 83 centimeters).

What is Makabu's Reach?

His reach is 74 inches (74") which is 188 cm (1 meter and 88 centimeters).

What stance does Ilunga Makabu use?

Makabu fights from a southpaw stance, which means he favours his left hand as his power hand when fighting.

What are some potential opponents for Ilunga Makabu?

Some potential future fights for Makabu include Unified Super Middleweight Champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, Unified Cruiserweight Champion Mairis Briedis, Krzysztof Glowacki, Gilberto Ramirez and Richard Riakporhe.

What will be Ilunga Makabu's Next Fight?

Ilunga Makabu's doesn't currently have a fight scheduled.

Some potential future fights for Makabu include Unified Super Middleweight Champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, Unified Cruiserweight Champion Mairis Briedis, Krzysztof Glowacki, Gilberto Ramirez and Richard Riakporhe.

How can I stream Ilunga Makabu's Fights?

In the UK you can usually stream Makabu's fights on Fite.TV – PPV.

In the US you can usually stream Ilunga Makabu's fights via Fite.TV – PPV US.

What are some recent Ilunga Makabu results?

Makabu has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Olanrewaju Durodola on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Cruiserweight championship fight at Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo.

Previous to that, he had defeated Michal Cieslak on 31st January 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Cruiserweight championship fight at Kinshasa, Congo, The Democratic Republic of The.

Going into that contest, he had beat Aleksei Papin on 24th August 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia.

Before that, he had won against Dmitry Kudryashov on 16th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg.

He had beat Taylor Mabika on 25th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Grand Hôtel de Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo.

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When is Ilunga Makabu's Next Fight?

Ilunga Makabu's doesn't currently have a fight scheduled.

Some potential future fights for Makabu include Unified Super Middleweight Champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, Unified Cruiserweight Champion Mairis Briedis, Krzysztof Glowacki, Gilberto Ramirez and Richard Riakporhe.

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How can I stream Ilunga Makabu's Fights?

In the UK you can usually stream Makabu's fights on Fite.TV – PPV.

In the US you can usually stream Ilunga Makabu's fights via Fite.TV – PPV US.

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