Next fight of Dmitry Kudryashov is not determined yet.
Today Dmitry Kudryashov (23-3, 23 KOs) has three stoppage losses on his record and is no longer considered as a formidable opponent in professional boxing as a few years ago. Yet his power punches stayed with him. After the defeat to Ilunga Makabu 33-year-old Russian has decided to make some changes in his career.
Russian hard hitting cruiseryweight Dmitry Kudryashov may debut in MMA. Dmitry is about to fight in mixed martial arts tournament on October 12 in Fight Nights promotion. This was reported to the press by Kamil Gadzhiev the head of the promotion. Gadzhiev also said that Kudryashov's fight will be the main event of the evening.
Ilunga Makabu (25-2, 24 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over Dmitri Kudryashov (23-3, 23 KOs) in the main event of the boxing evening in Yekaterinburg, Russia. At the end of the fifth round when Kudryashov began to miss too much punches and did too little in response, the referee in the ring decided to stop the contest. The time was 2:36. According to the result of the battle Makabu received a vacant WBC silver cruiserweight belt.
In the upcoming Saturday we are waiting for the two cruiserweight semi-finals in the WBSS tournament, and the next day in Yekaterinburg, Russia there will be some interesting fights in the same weight category, in one of which Ilunga Makabu (24-2, 23 KOs) will meet Dmitry Kudryashov (23-2, 23 KOs).
Former participant of the World Boxing Super Series and former WBC Silver cruiserweight champion Dmitry Kudryashov shared his opinion about the upcoming Super Series final on July 21 in Moscow and the fight for the title of the undisputed cruiserweight champion between WBA and IBF champion Murat Gassiev and WBC and WBO title holder Alexander Usyk.