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isaac chilemba

"golden boy"








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  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Age: 31
  • Date Of Birth: 17 May 1987
  • Height: 6.07 ft (1.85 m)
  • Reach: 72.83 inches (185 cm)
  • Country: Malawi
  • Universal ID : 87642
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Career Highlights

Starting his career in October 2005 at the age of 18, orthodox boxer Isaac Chilemba has now been pro for 11 years and has built up a career of 24-5-2. Chilemba now moves into the final stages of his career. Chilemba's longest win streak is 8 fights between October 2005 and May 2007. His longest KO streak in his 31 fights is 3 fights long.

October 2005 - June 2010

Early Career

An explosive pro debut saw Chilemba face Thamsanqa Tindleni in a 4 round debut fight. Isaac became only the 3rd person to stop Tindleni shy of the full distance, stopping him in the 2nd. Chilemba's rise in boxing continued with 16 fights against fighters such as Michael Bolling, Doudou Ngumbu and Charles Adamu. He had a mixed start to his career but mostly successful so far.

July 5th, 2007

Isaac Chilemba Vs Willbeforce Shihepo

On July 5th, 2007, Chilemba took on and was defeated by Willbeforce Shihepo in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 8-1-0. Chilemba's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 6 round fight against the better man. Shihepo gave Chilemba his first professional loss of his 9 fight career to date. 5 wins followed where Chilemba went on to be the first to stop David Basajjamivule, 3rd person to go the distance with David Basajjamivule and 6th person to go the distance with Willbeforce Shihepo.

October 31st, 2009

Isaac Chilemba Vs Doudou Ngumbu

Doudou Ngumbu was the next fight for Chilemba on October 31st, 2009 and also his next career win. A great showing of his boxing ability, Chilemba became the first person to beat Doudou Ngumbu, beating him over the 12 round distance resulting in a UD victory. Chilemba then went on to win a further 11 fights taking his record to 22 wins, 2 losses and 2 draw.

August 2nd, 2014

Isaac Chilemba Vs Cory Cummings

Cory Cummings was the next fight for Chilemba on August 2nd, 2014 and also his next career win. Cummings was stopped in the 7th round via TKO crowning Chilemba as the first person to stop this opponent. Fights against boxers Vasily Lepikhin followed taking his record to 24-3-2

July 11th, 2016

Isaac Chilemba Vs Sergey Kovalev

Taking a knock to his career, Chilemba fought and was defeated by Sergey Kovalev on July 11th, 2016 taking his record to 24-4-2. Sergey Kovalev was the next opponent of Chilemba's career in 2016. The fight was scheduled for 12 and Chilemba was the 4th person to go the distance with Kovalev resulting in a loss for Chilemba.

Latest Fight

Chilemba went into his next fight against Oleksandr Gvozdyk on November 19th, 2016 with a career record of 24 wins. This bout proved to be the toughest of Chilemba's 31 career fights to date. Gvozdyk was too skilful and took 8 rounds to dispose of Chilemba. This was Chilemba's first stoppage defeat as he looks to move on and rebuild going forwards.

isaac chilemba opponents


Dmitry Bivol (2-0-0)

Sat, 4 Aug - 2018
ring rust
Sat, 19 Nov - 2016
round 8 of 10
UD Sergey Kovalev boxer image

Sergey Kovalev (30-0-1)

Mon, 11 Jul - 2016
round 12 of 12
-0.3 lbs
MD Eleider Alvarez boxer image

Eleider Alvarez (19-0-0)

Sat, 28 Nov - 2015
round 12 of 12
+1.5 lbs

Vasily Lepikhin (17-1-0)

Sat, 14 Mar - 2015
round 10 of 10
-0.2 lbs

Cory Cummings (17-7-1)

Sat, 2 Aug - 2014
round 7 of 10
-1.5 lbs

Denis Grachev (13-3-1)

Sat, 15 Mar - 2014
round 10 of 10
+0.5 lbs

Michael Gbenga (17-10-0)

Sat, 16 Nov - 2013
round 8 of 8
same weight
UD Tony Bellew boxer image

Tony Bellew (20-1-1)

Sat, 25 May - 2013
round 12 of 12
+0.2 lbs
SD Tony Bellew boxer image

Tony Bellew (19-1-1)

Sat, 30 Mar - 2013
round 12 of 12
+1.0 lbs

isaac chilemba KNOCKOUTS AND POWER


isaac chilemba results

UD (45.2%)
TKO (22.6%)
KO (9.7%)
PTS (9.7%)
SD (6.5%)
RTD (3.2%)
MD (3.2%)

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