Taras Shelestyuk in 2012
|Real name||Taras Shelestyuk
Тарас Олександрович Шелестюк
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)|
November 30, 1985 |
Makiivka, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
|Wins by KO||10|
Taras Oleksandrovych Shelestyuk (Ukrainian: Тарас Олександрович Шелестюк; 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.
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). 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. 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. Additionally, climbing up 20 ladders, 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. 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.
|Quarterfinal||Win||John Joe Joyce||9–1|
Professional boxing record
|16 wins (10 knockouts), 0 losses, 0 draws|
|Win||16–0||Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez||KO||3 (8)||2017–07–01||Omega Products International, Sacramento, California, United States|
|Win||15–0||Jaime Herrera||UD||10 (10)||2016–11–04||Omega Products International, Corona, California, United States||For WBO NABO welterweight title.|
|Win||14–0||Erick Daniel Martinez||RTD||3 (8)||2016–05–20||Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, California, United States|
|Win||13–0||Aslanbek Kozaev||UD||10 (10)||2015–11–06||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||Juan Rodriguez Jr||UD||8 (8)||2015–04–03||Omega Products International, Corona, California, United States|
|Win||11–0||Francisco Javier Reza||TKO||3 (8)||2015–02–20||Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, California, United States|
|Win||10–0||Antonio Chaves Fernandez||KO||1 (8)||2015–01–16||Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York, United States|
|Win||9–0||Patrick Boozer||SD||8 (8)||2014–09–26||Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, California, United States|
|Win||8–0||Romon Barber||TKO||1 (6)||2014–03–28||Four Bears Casino & Lodge, New Town, North Dakota, United States|
|Win||7–0||Francisco Flores||TKO||1 (4)||2014–02–21||Edgewater Hotel & Casino, Laughlin, Nevada, United States|
|Win||6–0||Thomas Allen||TKO||2 (6)||2013–11–15||Prairie Meadows Track & Casino, Altoona, Iowa, United States|
|Win||5–0||Adam Ealoms||UD||4 (4)||2013–07–26||Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Lincoln, California, United States|
|Win||4–0||Travis Hanshaw||UD||4 (4)||2013–06–28||Veteran's Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida, United States|
|Win||3–0||Mario Angeles||TKO||2 (4)||2013–05–17||Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, California, United States|
|Win||2–0||Brandon Adams||TKO||4 (4)||2013–05–02||Omega Products International, Corona, California, United States|
|Win||1–0||Kamal Muhammad||TKO||1 (4)||2013–03–29||Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York, United States||Professional debut.|
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