Who Is Martin Bakole's Brother? Everything We Know About Ilunga Makabu

Let's find detailed information about Martin Bakole and his brother Ilunga Bakole below in this article.

Bakole won a fifth-round TKO in a scheduled eight-round bout after referee Ron Kearney stopped the fight after Johnson was hit with numerous unanswered punches.

On October 13, 2018, at the York Hall in London, he faced former Olympian and cruiserweight world championship contender Michael Hunter (14–1) for the vacant IBO Intercontinental heavyweight title.

Bakole was stopped in the tenth round. Bakole walked his American opponent down in the opening few rounds, while Hunter remained on the back foot, using mobility and selecting his opportunities to unleash combinations.

Martin Bakole Brother: Who Is Ilunga Makabu?

Ilunga Makabu is a professional boxer of Congolese and South African descent who has held the WBC cruiserweight belt since January 2020 and had previously competed for the title in 2016.

He is the world's second-best active cruiserweight according to BoxRec and The Ring magazine, and fourth according to the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board as of February 2022. 

He began his professional career on June 20, 2008, by losing four-round fights to South African boxer Khayeni Hlungwane.


Who Are Martin Bakole Parents?

Martin Bakole hasn't opened up his parents' names to the media. According to the sources, his father was also a boxer.

Bakole made his professional debut on March 25, 2014, at the Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa, when he defeated Cecil Smith in the second round by technical knockout (TKO).

With an unbeaten record of 9–0 (6 KO), he challenged Ali Baghouz (10–0–1) for the vacant IBO Continental heavyweight championship on November 11, 2017, at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh.

Bakole won the vacant championship by knockout in the first round (KO). On June 23, 2018, at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, he successfully defended his championship with a first-round TKO against DL Jones (8–1–1).


Who Is Martin Bakole Wife?


Martin Bakole is a married guy. But he hasn't revealed his wife's name to his followers.

He also posts his photos with his wife on his social media account. they also have a baby together.

Bakole was set to meet Gabriel Enguema on October 19th at the Utilita Arena in Newcastle, following a first-round TKO victory over Ytalo Perea.

Enguema withdrew from the fight owing to injury just days before the fight. Kevin Johnson, a former world championship candidate, stepped in on the short notice. 

Find Martin Bakole Net Worth


Martin Bakole's net worth is increasing considerably. His net worth ranges between $1 and $5 million.

His net worth is largely derived from his professional boxing career. Since 2013, he has competed on a professional level.

Bakole's money has allowed him to live a happy and opulent existence. Hunter is still in the early stages of his profession. He'll be making a lot more money in the future.

American boxer, 32 years old, makes a nice living through his endorsement deals with indigo insight and bedef sports.

Their deal's actual value is still being explored. A pro boxer's average wage in the United States is more than $40,000 per contest.

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