Ilunga Makabu Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Salary, Wiki

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Ilunga Makabu Family and Parents – Ilunga Makabu is a Congolese professional boxer, who has held the WBC cruiserweight title know all about him in this article.

Ilunga Makabu Wiki

Name Ilunga Makabu
Birthdate  8 November 1987
Age (as of 2021) 34 years
Place of Birth Kananga, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Nationality Congolese
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight cruiserweight, 200 pounds (91 kg)
Marital Status  Not Married
Spouse/Partner Not Known
Children Not Yet
Parents Name not Known
Education Not Known
Profession Congolese boxer
Net Worth $13 Million
Last Update 2022

Junior Ilunga Makabu is a Congolese professional boxer, who has held the WBC cruiserweight title since January 2020, and also challenged once for the same title in 2016. As of September 2021, he is ranked as the World’s second best active cruiserweight by BoxRec ,the The Ring magazine and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.He is the older brother of heavyweight boxer Martin Bakole.

Ilunga Makabu Family, Parents

Ilunga Makabu was Born 8 November 1987. His real Name is Junior Ilunga Makabu. Makabu father was champion of DRC – his ring name was Makabu Foreman. His professional career began on 20 June 2008, when he lost four round bouts fighting  with the South African boxer Khayeni Hlungwane.

Ilunga Makabu Wife

Is Ilunga Makabu Married? Who Is Ilunga Makabu’s Girlfriend? Ilunga Makabu is living a single life and is not ready to reveal his family details to the public. Moreover, the past relationships of the Congolese boxer, Ilunga Makabu, is not known as it has been kept away from the media.

Ilunga Makabu Net Worth

Junior Ilunga Makabu is a Congolese professional boxer has an estimated Net Worth around $13 million in 2022. All earnings comes from his fighting careers.

Professional Career

On September 13, 2008 his achieved his first victory, defeating by technical knockout in the first round the representative of Zimbabwe Elvis Moyo. On 19 November 2011 he faced Brazilian Pedro Otas. A twelve-round fight was organized at Monte Casino in Johannesburg, starring Michael Buffer. The dominant Makabu ended the duel by technical knockout in the eleventh round.

Makabu was scheduled to fight Dmitry Kudryashov for the vacant WBC Silver cruiserweight title on June 16, 2019, at the KRK Uralets in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The two fighters had a combined 46 knockouts in 47 total fights, which led many media outlets to predict that the fight would end in a finish.

Makabu won the fight by a fifth-round technical knockout. Although Kudryashov wasn’t knocked down, the stream of undefended punches near the end of the fifth round forced the referee to step in and stop the bout.

Makabu was scheduled to face the undefeated Michał Cieślak for the vacant WBC cruiserweight title on January 31, 2020, at the Temporary Arena in Kinshasa, Congo. Cieślak was originally scheduled to fight Nuri Seferi on December 20, 2019, before he withdrew from that bout to face Makabu for the WBC title on January 18, 2020. However, due to some disagreements between Makabu and the WBC, the fight was postponed to January 31.

Makabu was scheduled to make the first defense of his WBC Cruiserweight title against the reigning African cruiserweight champion Olanrewaju Durodola at the Studio Mama Angebi in Kinshasa, Congo.

He won the fight by a come-from-behind seventh-round knockout. Makabu appeared to be down on the scorecards after the first six rounds were fought, but rallied back to knock Durodola down with a pair of left hooks with a minute to go in the seventh round. Although Durodola managed to beat the eight-count, the referee nonetheless decided to wave off the fight.