Makabu vs Wlodarczyk Info
Ilunga Makabu could face Krzysztof Wlodarczyk in Late 2020 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
The contest would be for the WBC cruiserweight championship of the world.
Makabu would be defending WBC World Cruiserweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Michal Cieslak in January 2020. He has held this belt for 6 months and 13 days.
Makabu vs Wlodarczyk stats
Ilunga Makabu would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins and 2 loses, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Krzysztof Wlodarczyk would make his way to the ring with a record of 58 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 39 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Makabu would have a large advantage in power over Wlodarczyk, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Wlodarczyk's 67%.
Ilunga Makabu is the younger man by 6 years, at 32 years old.
Wlodarczyk has a height advantage of 1 inch over Makabu. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Ilunga Makabu fights out of the southpaw stance, while Krzysztof Wlodarczyk is an orthodox fighter.
Makabu is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 34 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 8 year later than Wlodarczyk, who’s first professional fight was in 2000. He has fought 258 less professional rounds, 134 to Wlodarczyk's 392.
Ilunga Makabu goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING in the 200lb division.
Krzysztof Wlodarczyk is currently ranked number 13 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC and 9 by the IBF in the 200lb division.
Makabu vs Wlodarczyk form
Makabu has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 won against 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 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.
Wlodarczyk has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Olanrewaju Durodola on 2nd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at G2A Arena, Jasionka 953, Rzeszow, Poland.
Previous to that, he had lost to Murat Gassiev on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Cruiserweight championship fight at Prudential Center, New Jersey, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian on 20th May 2017 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Poland HWS Arena, Poznan, Poland.
Before that, he had won against Kai Kurzawa on 28th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Poland, Szczecin.
He had defeated Valery Brudov on 4th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Hala Sportowa Zeromskiego 9, Sosnowiec, Poland.
In terms of recent activity, Krzysztof Wlodarczyk has been fighting more than Ilunga Makabu.
Ilunga Makabu last fought 6 months and 13 days ago, while Krzysztof Wlodarczyk's last outing was 2 years 2 months and 11 days ago.
Makabu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years 8 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Wlodarczyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.