Dmitry Kudryashov entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 23-2-0 (23 KOs=100%) and he is ranked as the No.15 cruiserweight in the world. He lost to Yunier Dorticos in 2017 (Yunier Dorticos vs Dmitry Kudryashov) but then he has won over Mauricio Barragan and Alexandru Jur (Dmitry Kudryashov vs Alexandru Jur).
His opponent, Ilunga Makabu, has an official record of 24-2-0 (23 KOs=96%) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Tony Bellew in 2016 (Tony Bellew vs Ilunga Makabu) but since then he has won five bouts defeating Giorgi Tevdorashvili in his last one. Kudryashov vs Makabu is valid for the vacant WBC Silver cruiserweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: vacant WBC Silver cruiserweight title
Kudryashov’s previous fight: Dmitry Kudryashov vs Alexandru Jur
Kudryashov vs Makabu full fight video:
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