Ilunga Makabu: Height & Weight, Salary, Net Worth, Boxing Record, Next Fight

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.

Ilunga Makabu: Height & Weight, Salary, Net Worth, Boxing Record, Next Fight

Height & Weight:

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.
Ilunga Makabu
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Reach188 cm (74 in)


Ilunga Makabu’s salary is currently under review for 2021.

Furthermore, according to Sports Zone, he has an estimated net worth of $12 million. Makaboo is a millionaire who works as a professional boxer.

In 2008, he made his professional wrestling debut. Despite a shaky start to his career, in which he lost four rounds in one night, he recovered quickly.

Net Worth:

Ilunga Makabu: Height & Weight, Salary, Net Worth, Boxing Record, Next Fight

According to the net worth portal, Bellev is worth $13 million (£9.6 million). Makabu was obliged to dispute his belt defense before the end of the fight…

Junior Ilunga Makabu won the title of world champion at the end of the boxing match, honoring the Congolese flag, which opposed him, Michal Sislak with Pole at the Shark Club in Kinshasa on the evening of Friday 31 January. Ilunga ‘Junior’ Makabu closes out his 2020 campaign in style.

Boxing record:

Professional record summary
30 fights28 wins2 losses
By knockout252
By decision30

His professional career began on 20 June 2008, when he lost four round bouts fighting (by technical knockout in the first round) with the South African boxer Khayeni Hlungwane. The fight was held at the Carousel Hotel & Casino in Temba in the province of North-West.

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.

Next Fight:

Canelo Alvarez’s next fight confirmed by WBC with move to cruiserweight to face Ilunga Makabu.

The Congolese stands between Canelo (57-1-2, 39 KOs) and a world title at a fifth weight class as he continues to build an immense legacy in the sport following a knockout victory over Caleb Plant to clinch undisputed status at super middleweight.


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