Evgeny Makarenko

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Yevgeny Makarenko
Personal information
Full name Евгений Михайлович Макаренко
Nationality  Russia
Born (1975-10-10) October 10, 1975 (age 41)
Nizhnevartovsk, Tyumen
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Heavyweight
Club Dynamo, Nizhnevartovsk

Yevgeny Mikhaylovich Makarenko (born 10 October 1975) is a boxer from Russia best known to win two world titles 2001 and 2003 at light heavyweight, and him being a part of the 2005 Russian team at the Boxing World Cup.

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Makarenko won a bronze in 1998 and dominated light heavyweight between 2001 and 2006.

In 2005 he was part of the Russian team that won the 2005 Boxing World Cup.[1]

He won gold medals at

He also participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics but was upset in the quarterfinals of the Light heavyweight (81 kg) division by USA's eventual winner Andre Ward.

2006 he beat highly touted newcomer Artur Beterbiev but lost to him in 2007 hindering from participating in the World Championships.

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