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 9 months and 30 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 304 days (9 months and 30 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 33 years old. He was born on 30th November 1987, so he will turn 34 in 1 year.
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 5 months.
How good is Ilunga Makabu?
Makabu is currently ranked 2nd 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?
Ilunga Makabu has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated Thabiso Mchunu on 16th May 2015 by knockout in the 11th round at International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tamas Bajzath on 5th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Centre Sportif Obercorn, Differdange, Luxembourg.
Before that, he had won against Glen Johnson on 28th June 2014 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Grand Hôtel de Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo.
He had beat Ruben Angel Mino on 1st February 2014 by knockout in the 2nd round at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.