Taras Shelestyuk

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Taras Shelestyuk
Шелестюк Тарас Олександрович (Кременчук, 4.10.2012).jpg
Taras Shelestyuk in 2012
Statistics
Real name Taras Shelestyuk
Тарас Олександрович Шелестюк[1]
Weight(s) Welterweight
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Nationality  Ukraine
Born (1985-11-30) November 30, 1985 (age 32)
Makiivka, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Boxing record
Total fights 16
Wins 16
Wins by KO 10
Losses 0
Draws 0

Taras Oleksandrovych Shelestyuk[1] (Ukrainian: Тарас Олександрович Шелестюк;[1][3] born 30 November 1985) is a Ukrainian professional boxer signed with Banner Promotions. He is 16–0 with 10 knockouts as a professional and is trained by legendary boxing trainer Freddie Roach. Shelestyuk won the gold medal at Welterweight division at the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Baku and Bronze medal at Olympic games in London 2012.

Career[edit]

In the final of 2011 World Championships, he beat Serik Sapiyev from Kazakhstan after 3 rounds with 16–10 final score (5:2, 3:2, 8:6 per round).[3] Prior to the final, beating his opponents from Denmark, Cuba, France and Russia respectively, he qualified for 2012 Summer Olympics by reaching the quarter finals.[4] Along with his contribution, Ukraine Boxing National Team have topped the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championship overall medal table with 4 gold and 1 silver medals.[5] Additionally, climbing up 20 ladders,[6] Shelestyuk captured the top spot at AIBA individual rankings with 1700 points, as of 31 October 2011, in front of Welsh Freddie Evans and Indian Vikas Krishan.[6][7] Getting the Bronze medal in Olympic Games in London 2012 he moved to Los Angeles and sighned contract with promotion company and turns to Pro. Now training at famous boxing gym "Wild Card boxing club" with trainer Freddie Roach.

Highlights[edit]

2011 World Championships 1st, gold medalist(s)
Event Round Result Opponent Score
Welterweight First Win Denmark Torben Keller 23–8
Second Win Cuba Carlos Banteurt 17–15
Third Win France Alexis Vastine 18–11
Quarterfinal Win Russia Andrey Zamkovoy (+)13–13
Semifinal Win India Vikas Krishan 15–12
Final Win Kazakhstan Serik Sapiyev 16–10
2010 European Championships 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Event Round Result Opponent Score
Welterweight First Win Russia Andrey Zamkovoy 6–3
Second Win Turkey Önder Şipal 4–2
Quarterfinal Win Republic of Ireland John Joe Joyce 9–1
Semifinal Loss Hungary Balazs Bacskai 2–4

Professional boxing record[edit]

16 wins (10 knockouts), 0 losses, 0 draws[8]
Res. Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Win 16–0 Mexico Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez KO 3 (8) 2017–07–01 United States Omega Products International, Sacramento, California, United States
Win 15–0 United States Jaime Herrera UD 10 (10) 2016–11–04 United States Omega Products International, Corona, California, United States For WBO NABO welterweight title.
Win 14–0 Mexico Erick Daniel Martinez RTD 3 (8) 2016–05–20 United States Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, California, United States
Win 13–0 Russia Aslanbek Kozaev UD 10 (10) 2015–11–06 United States The D Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States For vacant WBA Inter-Continental welterweight title.
For vacant WBO NABO welterweight title.
Win 12–0 United States Juan Rodriguez Jr UD 8 (8) 2015–04–03 United States Omega Products International, Corona, California, United States
Win 11–0 Mexico Francisco Javier Reza TKO 3 (8) 2015–02–20 United States Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, California, United States
Win 10–0 United States Antonio Chaves Fernandez KO 1 (8) 2015–01–16 United States Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York, United States
Win 9–0 United States Patrick Boozer SD 8 (8) 2014–09–26 United States Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, California, United States
Win 8–0 United States Romon Barber TKO 1 (6) 2014–03–28 United States Four Bears Casino & Lodge, New Town, North Dakota, United States
Win 7–0 Mexico Francisco Flores TKO 1 (4) 2014–02–21 United States Edgewater Hotel & Casino, Laughlin, Nevada, United States
Win 6–0 United States Thomas Allen TKO 2 (6) 2013–11–15 United States Prairie Meadows Track & Casino, Altoona, Iowa, United States
Win 5–0 United States Adam Ealoms UD 4 (4) 2013–07–26 United States Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Lincoln, California, United States
Win 4–0 United States Travis Hanshaw UD 4 (4) 2013–06–28 United States Veteran's Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Win 3–0 Mexico Mario Angeles TKO 2 (4) 2013–05–17 United States Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, California, United States
Win 2–0 United States Brandon Adams TKO 4 (4) 2013–05–02 United States Omega Products International, Corona, California, United States
Win 1–0 United States Kamal Muhammad TKO 1 (4) 2013–03–29 United States Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York, United States Professional debut.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Новина - ШЕЛЕСТЮК ТАРАС (in Ukrainian). Ukrainian Boxing Federation. 27 August 2009. Archived from the original on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Taras Shelestuk - Identity". the-sports-org.com. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Тарас Шелестюк – чемпион мира по боксу (in Ukrainian). sportonline.ua. 8 October 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  4. ^ Hanyn, Sergiy (13 October 2011). Чемпион мира по боксу Тарас Шелестюк получил приглашение во Францию (in Ukrainian). ubfk.kiev.org. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Boxing: Ukraine top medal table in Baku". olympic.org. 8 October 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Оновлений рейтинг AIBA" (in Ukrainian). ubfk.kiev.org. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "Men's World Ranking". AIBA. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  8. ^ Taras Shelestyuk – Boxer. Boxrec.com.

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