All fights list 2022, champion titles, age, height, reach and weight, KO ratio of the boxer Ilunga «Junior» Makabu.

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Ilunga Makabu

Information updated: 2022-10-05

Wins
29
(25 KOs)

Losses
2
(2 KOs)

Draws
0
 

Alias: Junior

Titles held: WBC (cruiserweight)

Born: November 8, 1987 (34 years)

BoxRec ID: 457720

Nationality: Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo

Division: cruiserweight

Weight: 200 lb (90,72 kg)

Height: 6′ 0″ (183 cm)

Reach: 74″ (188 cm)

Stance: southpaw

KOs: 86%

Birth place: Kananga, Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Residence: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Wins by KO: 86%
Wins by dec: 13%
Losses by KO: 100%
Losses by dec: 0%

Ilunga Makabu next fight will be announced later.

The last fight of Ilunga Makabu took place on January 29, 2022 against Thabiso MchunuThabiso Mchunu.
Makabu won by split-decision (SD).

Ilunga Makabu vs. Thabiso Mchunu 

Ilunga Makabu's last fight
  • Total fights: 31
  • Wins: 29
  • Wins by KO: 25
  • Wins by dec: 4
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 2
  • Losses by dec: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Ilunga Makabu have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-01-29 Thabiso Mchunu
(23 - 5 - 0)
Win
SD
WBC World Cruiserweight
2020-12-19 Olanrewaju Durodola
(34 - 7 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBC World Cruiserweight
2020-01-31 Michal Cieslak
(19 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
WBC World Cruiserweight (vacant)
2019-08-24 Aleksei Papin
(11 - 0 - 0)
Win
MD
WBC Silver Cruiserweight
2019-06-16 Dmitry Kudryashov
(23 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBC Silver Cruiserweight (vacant)
2018-12-08 Giorgi Tevdorashvili
(9 - 28 - 4)
Win
KO
2018-10-26 Paata Aduashvili
(10 - 23 - 3)
Win
KO
2018-08-25 Taylor Mabika
(19 - 2 - 1)
Win
RTD
WBC International Cruiserweight
2017-08-25 Mussa Ajibu
(28 - 9 - 5)
Win
KO
2017-04-28 Chamunorwa Gonorenda
(7 - 11 - 0)
Win
KO
2016-05-29 Tony Bellew
(26 - 2 - 1)
Loss
TKO
WBC World Cruiserweight (vacant)
2015-05-16 Thabiso Mchunu
(16 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2014-12-05 Tamas Bajzath
(10 - 12 - 1)
Win
TKO
2014-06-28 Glen Johnson
(54 - 18 - 2)
Win
TKO
WBC International Cruiserweight (vacant)
2014-02-01 Ruben Angel Mino
(20 - 0 - 0)
Win
KO
2013-08-31 Eric Fields
(22 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
WBC Silver Cruiserweight
2013-07-13 Dmytro Kucher
(21 - 0 - 0)
Win
MD
WBC Silver Cruiserweight (vacant)
2013-03-30 Tamas Lodi
(9 - 0 - 1)
Win
TKO
2013-02-16 Gogita Gorgiladze
(3 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF Youth Cruiserweight (vacant)
2012-03-24 Michael Gbenga
(14 - 5 - 0)
Win
TKO
2011-11-19 Pedro Otas
(23 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
World Boxing Federation World Cruiserweight (vacant)
2011-06-11 Collice Mutizwa
(2 - 8 - 2)
Win
KO
2011-03-26 Nsitu Mbaya
(1 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2010-10-30 Danie Venter
(10 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
2010-03-27 Elvis Moyo
(0 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
2010-03-07 Ben Moakamela
(3 - 4 - 0)
Win
TKO
2010-02-26 Chamunorwa Gonorenda
(5 - 6 - 0)
Win
TKO
2009-07-03 Sean Santana
(6 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
2008-10-18 Nicholas Ramantswana
(1 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
2008-09-13 Elvis Moyo
(debut)
Win
TKO
2008-06-20 Khayeni Hlungwane
(debut)
Loss
TKO

Who all beat Ilunga Makabu?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2016-05-29 Tony Bellew
(26 - 2 - 1)
Loss
TKO
WBC World Cruiserweight (vacant)
2008-06-20 Khayeni Hlungwane
(debut)
Loss
TKO
Boxer Ilunga Makabu

Boxer Ilunga Makabu

Ilunga Makabu is a Congolese boxer, who competes in the cruiserweight division.
As a professional athlete, Makabu has been performing for 14 years.

Ilunga was born in Kananga, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, on November 8, 1987.
He currently resides in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

Pro debut

A 20-year-old Makabu made his professional debut on June 20, 2008 against Khayeni Hlungwane.
Ilunga lost by technical knockout (TKO).

First world title

On January 31, 2020 Ilunga Makabu became the WBC cruiserweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

WBC World champion Ilunga Makabu

WBC World champion Ilunga Makabu

Current world cruiserweight champions

Division
WBC

IBO

WBO

IBF

WBA

The Ring
cruiserweight
weight limit:
200 lbs / 90,72 kg
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