Weight Class: Light Heavyweight

Artur Beterbiev

16 Wins

0 Losses

0 Draws

16 KOs


Age: 36 Date of Birth: January 21, 1985
Height: 5'11.5" Birth Place: Khasavyurt, Russia
Reach: 73" Stance: orthodox
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Biography

Titles

Fight History

ResultRecordOpponentDateMethodRoundTimeNotes
Win 15-0 Oleksandr Gvozdyk Oct. 18, 2019* TKO 10 2:49 Retained IBF light-heavyweight title; on WBC light-heavyweight title
Win 14-0 Radivoje Kalajdzic May 4, 2019* KO 5 0:13 Retained IBF light-heavyweight title
Win 13-0 Callum Johnson Oct. 6, 2018 KO 4 2:36 Retained IBF light-heavyweight title
Win 12-0 Enrico Koelling Nov. 11, 2017* KO 12 2:33 Won vacant IBF light-heavyweight title
Win 11-0 Isidro Ranoni Prieto Dec. 23, 2016 TKO 1 2:44 Retained WBA–NABA light-heavyweight title
Win 10-0 Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna Jun. 4, 2016 TKO 4 0:56 Retained WBA–NABA light-heavyweight title
Win 9-0 Alexander Johnson Jun. 12, 2015 TKO 7 1:38 Retained WBA–NABA light-heavyweight title; Won vacant WBO International light-heavyweight title
Win 8-0 Gabriel Campillo Apr. 4, 2015 KO 4 0:37 Retained IBF North American light-heavyweight title
Win 7-0 Jeff Page Jr Dec. 19, 2014 KO 2 2:21 Retained WBA–NABA light-heavyweight title; Won vacant IBF North American, and WBO–NABO light-heavyweight titles
Win 6-0 Tavoris Cloud Sep. 27, 2014 KO 2 0:38 Won vacant WBA–NABA light-heavyweight title
Win 5-0 Alvaro Enriquez Aug. 22, 2014 TKO 1 2:38
Win 4-0 Gabriel Lecrosnier Jan. 18, 2014 TKO 4 2:44
Win 3-0 Billy Bailey Nov. 30, 2013 KO 1 2:49
Win 2-0 Rayco Saunders Sep. 28, 2013 RTD 3 3:00
Win 1-0 Christian Cruz Jun. 8, 2013 TKO 2 2:21
*Indicates Top Rank Promoted Event

Artur Beterbiev Q&A

When did you start boxing? What is your first memory in the sport?

8 years old, going to the gym with my older brother and winning my first local competition.

Which past fighters do you pattern your style after?

Mohammad Ali and Mike Tyson

Who are some of your favorite current or recent pro fighters?

Tyson Fury

Do you have a hidden talent?

I’m not just a brawler; I do have some subtle technical boxing abilities!

What’s something most people don’t know about you?

I like to play tricks on my coaches and friends and very much enjoy laughing with/at them!

Favorite professional sports teams and non-boxing athletes?

My friend Georges St-Pierre is a good inspiration as a dominant champion in his sport.

Favorite movies?

Hancock, Fast & Furious, The Transporter

Favorite quote?

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger - Friedrich Nietzsche

Favorite TV shows?

I don’t have time to watch TV, I’m too busing training and doing activities with my kids.

Which music artists are most featured on your playlist during training camp?

I don’t really listen or pay attention to music.

Favorite musical artist to listen to on Fight Night?

I don’t really listen or pay attention to music.

Do you have any superstitions or a pre-fight superstition?

No

Where do you want to be 5 years from now?

Undisputed light-heavyweight world champion

If you weren’t a professional boxer, what would be your profession?

Cosmonaut

What or who is the biggest motivation in your life?

Always getting better to achieve higher goals

Walkout Song for 10/18 in Philly?

I don’t care. I suggest that for each of my fights, Top Rank asks my fans and let them decide!