• Sat, Dec 19, 2020
Ilunga Makabu vs. Olanrewaju Durodola

On Saturday, December 19 at the Kinshasa Arena in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo Ilunga «Junior» Makabu will meet Olanrewaju «God's Power» Durodola for WBC title in a 12-round cruiserweight bout.

Ilunga Makabu
Ilunga Makabu
Junior
Olanrewaju Durodola
Olanrewaju Durodola
God's Power
Country Democratic Republic Of The CongoDemocratic Republic Of The Congo
Kananga, Democratic Republic Of The Congo
NigeriaNigeria
Ilesha, Nigeria
Age 33 age 40 age
Pro 12 years 9 years
Height 6′ 0″ (183 cm) 6′ 2½″ (189 cm)
Reach 74″ (188 cm) 77½″ (197 cm)
Division cruiserweight
(200 lbs / 90,72 kg)
cruiserweight
(200 lbs / 90,72 kg)
Stance

southpaw

orthodox
Titles
WBC (cruiserweight)
-
Record 27 - 2 - 0
(24 KOs)
34 - 7 - 0
(31 KOs)
KOs 88% 91%
Inactive 323 days 61 days
Advant.
Ilunga Makabu won by technical knockout (TKO) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, December 19 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Kinshasa Arena in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo.

Makabu vs. Durodola Full Fight Highlights

Makabu vs. Durodola Fight Promo

Who is fighting on the undercard on Saturday, December 19?

Division Fighter №1 Fighter №2 Notes
cruiserweight (200 lbs)Ilunga Junior MakabuOlanrewaju DurodolaFor WBC World tit.
heavyweight (200+ lbs)Jack MulowayiMorris OkollaFor vacant African Boxing Union tit.
middleweight (160 lbs)Augustin MatataDavid TshamaFor vacant African Boxing Union tit.
lightweight (135 lbs)Therese Naomie YumbaAnisha BasheelFor African Boxing Union Female tit.
featherweight (126 lbs)Marcelat SakobiTBAFor vacant African Boxing Union Female tit.
Ilunga «Junior» Makabu

Ilunga «Junior» Makabu

Ilunga Makabu is a Congolese boxer.
As a professional athlete, Makabu has been performing for 12 years.

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

Last fight

The last fight of Ilunga Makabu took place on January 31, 2020 against Michal CieslakMichal Cieslak.
Makabu won by unanimous decision (UD).

Ilunga Makabu vs. Michal Cieslak 

Ilunga Makabu's last fight

First world title

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

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 29
  • Wins: 27
  • Wins by KO: 24
  • Wins by dec: 3
  • 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
2020-12-19 Olanrewaju Durodola Win
TKO
WBC World Cruiserweight Title
2020-01-31 Michal Cieslak Win
UD
vacant WBC World Cruiserweight Title
2019-08-24 Aleksei Papin Win
MD
WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2019-06-16 Dmitry Kudryashov Win
TKO
vacant WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2018-12-08 Giorgi Tevdorashvili Win
KO
2018-10-26 Paata Aduashvili Win
KO
2018-08-25 Taylor Mabika Win
RTD
WBC International Cruiserweight Title
2017-08-25 Mussa Ajibu Win
KO
2017-04-28 Chamunorwa Gonorenda Win
KO
2016-05-29 Tony Bellew Loss
TKO
vacant WBC World Cruiserweight Title
2015-05-16 Thabiso Mchunu Win
KO
2014-12-05 Tamas Bajzath Win
TKO
2014-06-28 Glen Johnson Win
TKO
vacant WBC International Cruiserweight Title
2014-02-01 Ruben Angel Mino Win
KO
2013-08-31 Eric Fields Win
KO
WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2013-07-13 Dmytro Kucher Win
MD
vacant WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2013-03-30 Tamas Lodi Win
TKO
2013-02-16 Gogita Gorgiladze Win
TKO
vacant IBF Youth Cruiserweight Title
2012-03-24 Michael Gbenga Win
TKO
2011-11-19 Pedro Otas Win
TKO
vacant World Boxing Federation World Cruiserweight Title
2011-06-11 Collice Mutizwa Win
KO
2011-03-26 Nsitu Mbaya Win
KO
2010-10-30 Danie Venter Win
TKO
2010-03-27 Elvis Moyo Win
TKO
2010-03-07 Ben Moakamela Win
TKO
2010-02-26 Chamunorwa Gonorenda Win
TKO
2009-07-03 Sean Santana Win
TKO
2008-10-18 Nicholas Ramantswana Win
TKO
2008-09-13 Elvis Moyo Win
TKO
2008-06-20 Khayeni Hlungwane Loss
TKO

All Ilunga Makabu's losses

Who all beat Ilunga Makabu?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2016-05-29 Tony Bellew Loss
TKO
vacant WBC World Cruiserweight Title
2008-06-20 Khayeni Hlungwane Loss
TKO

Ilunga «Junior» Makabu Highlights

Olanrewaju «God's Power» Durodola

Olanrewaju «God's Power» Durodola

Olanrewaju Durodola is a Nigerian boxer.
As a professional athlete, Durodola has been performing for 9 years.

Olanrewaju was born in Ilesha, Nigeria, on October 16, 1980.
He currently resides in Kansas City, Kansas, USA.

Last fight

The last fight of Olanrewaju Durodola took place on October 19, 2020 against Olarewaju Segun.
Durodola won by RTD.

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 41
  • Wins: 34
  • Wins by KO: 31
  • Wins by dec: 3
  • Losses: 7
  • Losses by KO: 5
  • Losses by dec: 2
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Olanrewaju Durodola have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-03-06 Taryel Jafarov
(6 - 0 - 0)
Win
RTD
2020-12-19 Ilunga Junior Makabu
(27 - 2 - 0)
Loss
TKO
WBC World Cruiserweight Title
2020-10-19 Olarewaju Segun
(3 - 0 - 0)
Win
RTD
African Boxing Union Cruiserweight Title
2020-02-01 Abraham Tabul
(17 - 2 - 1)
Win
TKO
vacant African Boxing Union Cruiserweight Title
2019-11-30 Vikapita Meroro
(29 - 8 - 0)
Win
RTD
2019-09-20 Kabiru Towolawi
(11 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
2019-07-30 Michael Godwin
(2 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
2019-05-31 Michal Cieslak
(18 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
vacant Republic of Poland International Cruiserweight Title
2018-10-26 Sadiki Maroy
(15 - 1 - 1)
Win
TKO
vacant World Boxing Federation World Cruiserweight Title
2018-08-25 Jackson Dos Santos
(21 - 10 - 0)
Win
KO
2018-06-02 Krzysztof Wlodarczyk
(54 - 4 - 1)
Loss
UD
2018-02-03 Maxim Vlasov
(41 - 2 - 0)
Loss
RTD
vacant WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2017-09-02 Sadiki Maroy
(14 - 0 - 1)
Win
TKO
2017-07-22 Karama Nyilawila
(24 - 16 - 3)
Win
TKO
2017-06-03 Dmitry Kudryashov
(20 - 1 - 0)
Loss
TKO
WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2017-03-17 Mussa Ajibu
(28 - 7 - 5)
Win
TKO
vacant WBO Africa Cruiserweight Title
2016-12-02 Pascal Abel Ndomba
(18 - 7 - 2)
Win
TKO
2016-08-12 Yuberti Suarez Diaz
(8 - 4 - 0)
Win
KO
2016-05-14 Mairis Briedis
(19 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2015-11-04 Dmitry Kudryashov
(18 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
vacant WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2015-08-23 Isaac Paakwesi Ankrah
(8 - 4 - 0)
Win
KO
2015-07-11 Walter David Cabral
(21 - 12 - 0)
Win
KO
WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Title
2014-12-10 Joell Godfrey
(17 - 12 - 1)
Win
DQ
WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Title
2014-06-13 Max Heyman
(25 - 12 - 4)
Win
TKO
WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Title
2014-01-24 Thabiso Mchunu
(14 - 1 - 0)
Loss
UD
vacant NABF Cruiserweight Title
2013-10-26 Mitch Williams
(8 - 3 - 2)
Win
TKO
WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Title
2013-08-10 Harvey Jolly
(14 - 19 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Title
2013-04-20 Victor Barragan
(12 - 6 - 0)
Win
RTD
vacant WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Title
2013-03-15 Shannon Miller
(25 - 49 - 8)
Win
KO
2013-02-15 Billy Cunningham
(6 - 19 - 1)
Win
TKO
2012-12-08 Aduku Nsor
(6 - 3 - 0)
Win
KO
2012-11-16 Ibrahim Marshall
(10 - 3 - 1)
Win
TKO
vacant West African Boxing Union Cruiserweight Title
2012-10-27 Sam Hill
(17 - 11 - 1)
Win
TKO
2012-06-23 Akhror Muralimov
(11 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
2012-04-21 Calvin Rooks
(2 - 3 - 1)
Win
KO
2012-04-05 Maron Jackson
(0 - 2 - 2)
Win
TKO
2012-03-17 Joseph Rabotte
(11 - 19 - 1)
Win
KO
2012-03-10 Lance Gauch
(3 - 4 - 0)
Win
UD
2012-02-11 Dione Craig
(4 - 22 - 1)
Win
KO
2011-11-26 Jason Massie
(7 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
2011-10-22 Benjamin Cantwell
(debut)
Win
TKO
2011-09-17 Terrell Jamal Woods
(debut)
Win
TKO
2011-06-11 John Blanchard
(debut)
Win
TKO

All Olanrewaju Durodola's losses

Who all beat Olanrewaju Durodola?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2020-12-19 Ilunga Junior Makabu
(27 - 2 - 0)
Loss
TKO
WBC World Cruiserweight Title
2019-05-31 Michal Cieslak
(18 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
vacant Republic of Poland International Cruiserweight Title
2018-06-02 Krzysztof Wlodarczyk
(54 - 4 - 1)
Loss
UD
2018-02-03 Maxim Vlasov
(41 - 2 - 0)
Loss
RTD
vacant WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2017-06-03 Dmitry Kudryashov
(20 - 1 - 0)
Loss
TKO
WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2016-05-14 Mairis Briedis
(19 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title
2014-01-24 Thabiso Mchunu
(14 - 1 - 0)
Loss
UD
vacant NABF Cruiserweight Title
2012-06-23 Akhror Muralimov
(11 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO

Olanrewaju «God's Power» Durodola Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Makabu to win: 1/3
  • Durodola to win: 2/1
  • Draw: 25/1

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Makabu or Durodola?

Makabu and Durodola are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the boxers will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Ilunga Makabu will win by technical knockout.

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