Ilunga Makabu
  • Ilunga Makabu

  • 27-2-0
  • WBC World Cruiserweight Champion
  • form TKO 3TKO 5TKO 5MD 12UD 12 <
  • Stats
  • age32
  • height 6' 0" / 183cm
  • reach 74" / 188cm
  • stanceSouthpaw (l)
  • Full record
  • wins27
  • by ko24
  • ko%89%
  • Lost2
  • Stopped2
  • Draws0
  • Debut2008
  • pro rds134
  • Ranking @ Cruiserweight
  • The Ring3
  • WBO-
  • IBF-
  • WBC-
  • WBA-

Ilunga Makabu Profile

What is Ilunga Makabu's Record?

Ilunga Makabu's record currently stands at 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.

Of those 27 wins, he's stopped 24 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 89%.

Of his 2 loses, he's been stopped 2 times.

He's boxed a total of 134 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 4.6 rounds on average.

What was Makabu's last fight?

Ilunga Makabu's last fight took place against Michal Cieslak's on 31st Jan 2020, in Kinshasa, Congo, The Democratic Republic of The. He won by unanimous decision after 12 rounds. That fight was 7 months and 18 days ago.

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 231 days (7 months and 18 days) and has defended the belt . 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 32 years old. He was born on 30th November 1987, so he will turn 33 in 2 months and 12 days.

How long has Makabu been fighting?

Ilunga Makabu made his professional debut in June 2008, so he has been a pro for 12 years and 2 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 centimetres).

What is Makabu's Reach?

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

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 Krzysztof Glowacki, Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, Olanrewaju Durodola and Mike Perez.

How can I stream Ilunga Makabu's Fight?

We don't have streaming details for Ilunga Makabu's next fight yet.

What are some recent Ilunga Makabu results?

Makabu has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Aleksei Papin on 24th August 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia.

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

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had been beaten by Tony Bellew on 29th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Cruiserweight championship fight at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

He had won against Thabiso Mchunu on 16th May 2015 by knockout in the 11th round at International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa.

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Ilunga Makabu's Next Fight

What will be Ilunga Makabu's Next Fight?

Ilunga Makabu's doesn't currently have a fight scheduled. Some potential future fights for Ilunga Makabu include Krzysztof Glowacki, Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, Olanrewaju Durodola and Mike Perez.

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Ilunga Makabu's Potential Fights & Rumours

  • Makabu vs Glowacki
  • 27-2-0 31-2-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • WBC World Cruiserweight Championship
  • Makabu vs Wlodarczyk
  • 27-2-0 58-4-1
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • WBC World Cruiserweight Championship

Ilunga Makabu's Last 5 Fights

  • Makabu vs Cieslak
  • 26-2-0 19-0-0
  • UD 12 UD 12
  • Friday 31st January 2020
  • WBC World Cruiserweight Championship
  • Papin vs Makabu
  • 11-0-0 25-2-0
  • MD 12 MD 12
  • Saturday 24th August 2019
  • Kudryashov vs Makabu
  • 23-2-0 24-2-0
  • TKO 5 TKO 5
  • Sunday 16th June 2019
  • Makabu vs Mabika
  • 21-2-0 19-2-1
  • TKO 5 TKO 5
  • Saturday 25th August 2018
  • Bellew vs Makabu
  • 26-2-1  19-1-0
  • TKO 3 TKO 3
  • Sunday 29th May 2016
  • WBC World Cruiserweight Championship

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