Kudryashov vs Makabu Info
Ilunga Makabu beat Dmitry Kudryashov by technical knockout in the 5th round on Sunday 16th June 2019 at KRK “Uralets” in Ekaterinburg.
The fight took place over rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Kudryashov vs Makabu stats
Dmitry Kudryashov stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ilunga Makabu made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kudryashov had a slight advantage in power over Makabu, with a 100% knock out percentage over Makabu's 96%.
Dmitry Kudryashov was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Kudryashov had a height advantage of 2 inches over Makabu.
Dmitry Kudryashov fought out of the orthodox stance, while Ilunga Makabu was a southpaw.
Kudryashov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 year and 1 month later than Makabu, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 47 less professional rounds, 87 to Makabu's 134.
Dmitry Kudryashov went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC in the 200lb division.
Ilunga Makabu was ranked number 4 by the WBC in the 200lb division.
Kudryashov vs Makabu form
Dmitry Kudryashov had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Yuniel Dorticos on 23rd September 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Cruiserweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Olanrewaju Durodola on 3rd June 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Sports Palace, Rostov-na-Donu, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Julio Cesar Dos Santos on 21st May 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow.
Before that, he had been beaten by Olanrewaju Durodola on 4th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Tatneft Arena, Kazan.
He had defeated Vikapita Meroro on 22nd May 2015 by knockout in the 6th round at Luzhniki, Moscow.
Ilunga Makabu had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Taylor Mabika on 25th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Grand Hôtel de Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Thabiso Mchunu on 16th May 2015 by knockout in the 11th round at International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa.
Before that, he had defeated Tamas Bajzath on 5th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Centre Sportif Obercorn, Differdange, Luxembourg.
He had beat Glen Johnson on 28th June 2014 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Grand Hôtel de Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dmitry Kudryashov had been fighting more than Ilunga Makabu.
Going to this contest, Dmitry Kudryashov had last fought 2 years 10 months and 21 days ago, while Ilunga Makabu's last outing had been 1 year 11 months and 19 days ago.
Kudryashov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Makabu's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years 1 month and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time did Kudryashov vs Makabu start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 4:30 pm UTC at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia, which was 12:30 pm EST or 9:30 am PST on the West Coast of America, or 5:30 pm BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Kudryashov vs Makabu?
Kudryashov vs Makabu was broadcast on BoxNation in the UK.