Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Kudryashov vs Makabu?
Ilunga Makabu beat Dmitry Kudryashov by technical knockout in the 5th round on Sunday 16th June 2019 at KRK “Uralets” in Ekaterinburg.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 0 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 0 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 36 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, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 44 less professional rounds, 109 to Makabu's 153.
Dmitry Kudryashov went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC at cruiserweight.
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.
Makabu had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Michal Cieslak on 31st January 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Cruiserweight championship fight at Kinshasa, Congo, The Democratic Republic of The.
Previous to that, he had won against Aleksei Papin on 24th August 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Dmitry Kudryashov on 16th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg.
Before that, 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.
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.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ilunga Makabu had been fighting more than Dmitry Kudryashov.
Going to this contest, Dmitry Kudryashov had last fought 4 years, 10 months and 24 days ago, while Ilunga Makabu's last outing had been 2 years, 6 months and 16 days ago.
Kudryashov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 12 days. 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 6 years, 2 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 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.
What were the odds on Kudryashov vs Makabu?
Dmitry Kudryashov was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Ilunga Makabu made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.