Who is Kubrat Pulev, how tall is he, and who did he kiss? These are the question which arises in your mind, right? But don’t you worry because in this article we have shared everything about her Early Life, Net Worth, Age, Physical Measurements, height, weight, and relationships.
Quick Facts About Kubrat Pulev
|Full Name||Kubrat Venkov Pulev|
|Born||May 4th, 1981|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
|Nickname||Kobrata or The Cobra|
Kubrat Pulev Biography
Kubrat Venkov Pulev also known as Kubrat Pulev is a Bulgarian Professional Boxer. He held the European Heavyweight title twice. Kubrat is one of the best boxers during his time as his boxing record shows that out of 28 fights he appeared in his career, he has been crowned 27 times and has lost 1 fight.
Above all, Boxrec and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board have ranked him as the world’s ninth-best active heavyweight. This shows, how deadliest he is to his opponents when he got to play in the ring.
Kubrat Pulev Early Life
Kubrat Pulev was born on May 4th 1981, in Sofia, Bulgaria. Kubrat’s father was a professional and well-known boxer, named Venko Pulev. He has a younger brother who is also a professional boxer, named Tervel Pulev. They both have been named after Medieval Bulgarian Rulers – Kubrat and Tervel.
By seeing their father in the ring from a very early age, both the brothers have developed a passion for boxing and his father supported them.
Pulev is a Man of Principal, as he has rejected financial offers from Germany because he doesn’t want to change his principal and go against his own nation. He is also a member of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.
Kubrat Pulev Body Measurements – Height and Weight
Kubrat stands 6 feet and 4 inches tall which is approx. 1.95 meters and weigh around 116 kilograms which is around 257.7 lbs. Pulev has a Giant and an athletic body.
Kubrat Pulev Girlfriend, Relationship
Talking about his love life, Pulev has been in a relationship with the Bulgarian singer Rumenova Andreeva, known as Andrea since 2006. But, due to some misunderstanding, they got separated in late 2019. Therefore, he is not a married man.
According to our reports, there’s no such information about his new relationship. So, he is single and living a happy life.
Kubrat Pulev Net Worth
Kubrat is a professional boxer so, he majorly earns from his boxing career. But, he has also signed endorsement deals with brands such as Top rank.
Above all, Pulev is living a king size life. However, we don’t have the exact figure of his accumulated net worth but we are working upon it and will update you asap.
kubrat Pulev Family and Siblings
Talking about his family and siblings, Kubrat has one younger brother and three sisters:-
- Tervel Pulev (Brother)
- Boryana Pulev (Sister)
- Victoria Pulev (Sister)
- Annie Pulev (Sister)
Kubrat Pulev Football Career
Kubrat Pulev Amateur Career
Kubrat started his amateur career in February 2002, where he defeated Cuban world champion Odlanier Solis and won the Strandzha Cup in his native country Bulgaria. However, a month later he lost the match to Cuban at the semi-final of the Chemiepokal Cup. Due to his arm injury, he could not make it to the Euros 2002. In the year 2003, he went to World Championship but lost again to Odlanier Solis.
Later in the year 2004, Pulev defeated Alexander Povernov at the world championship. But he could not make it to the Olympic games as it has only 16 slots for boxers which were already fulfilled.
Pulev continued to perform miraculously in the ring at the super-heavyweight championship at Strandja Cup 2005. He also participated in the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championship where he won bronze. In 2006, he secured third place in the European Championships at the Chemiepokal.
In 2007, he won the Chemiepokal tournament but got defeated at the World Amateur Boxing Championships. Above all, in 2008, he won the European Championship, qualify for the Olympics, and won the Strandja Cup. But He got defeated again in the 2009, World Amateur Boxing Championships.
Kubrat Pulev Professional Career
Pulev started his professional career at the age of 28, in September 2009. In his first year of a boxing career, he fought 4 times, winning all the matches.
Kubrat Vs Dimitrenko
It was announced on 12th March 2012, that Kubrat will fight against Alexander Dimitrenko for the EBU European Heavyweight Championship title. However, Pulev’s weight was less than Dimitrenko by 12 pounds. But Pulev punches were so effective that he won the match by knockout.
Kubrat Vs Alexander Ustinov
An announcement was made on 1st August 2012, that Pulev will defend his title against Alexander Ustinov who was unbeatable before, but Pulev dominated the match by his powerful punches and manage to defeat Alexander Ustinov.
Kubrat Vs Thompson
Kubrat’s next fight was with Tony Thompson in August 2013, who was winning back-to-back matches before. However, Kubrat declared the winner against Tony Thompson as he was playing slow and defensive all through the match.
Kubrat Vs Abell
In October 2013, it was announced that Pulev will defend his title against Dereck Chisora who was a mandatory challenger for the title. However, Pulev Vacated his title. Later, after vacating his title and a waiting match against Waldimir Klitschko, it was declared that Pulev will fight against Sherman Williams.
But Sherman got injured prior to the match and replaced with the American boxer Joey Abell. Although, Pulev with his body shots defeated Joey Abell in the last round.
Pulev confirmed in March 2014, that he would fight against an American boxer Elijah McCall who was also known for being the son of former WBC Heavyweight Champion Oliver McCall, but one day before the fight Elijah decided not to fight against Pulev.
Then McCall was replaced by another American boxer, Joey Dawejko who also decided not to fight against Pulev. Finally, Ivica Perkovic replaced Joey Dawejko and after three rounds Pulev defeated Ivica.
Pulev vs Klitschko
An announcement was made that Pulev will fight against Waldimir Klitschko in September 2014, but due to his bicep injury, the fight got postponed by two months. Finally, in November 2014, the very much awaited fight took place and Pulev was defeated by Klitschko in round 5. Hence, losing the bout. The fight became the most-watched sports event in Bulgaria attracting 1.8million viewers and 10.5million viewers in Germany.
Pulev had signed an extension contract with Team Sauerland in February 2015. After his defeat by Klitschko, Pulev took 11 months break from the ring. Later in October, he fought and defeated George Arias. His next fight was against Maurice Harris, Pulev knocked out Harris in just 100 seconds.
Pulev vs Chisora
Pulev fought against Dereck Chisora on 7 May 2016, for the vacant European heavyweight title. The fight ended in a split decision, where two judges favored Pulev and hence, declared the winner.
Pulev Vs Samuel Peter
Pulev’s next fight was against former heavyweight world champion Samuel Peter in November, by the end of the third round Pulev defeated Peter, as Peter was forced to retire after dislocating his right shoulder. Pulev won the vacant WBA Inter-Continental heavyweight title.
Pulev Vs Kevin Johnson
In April 2017, Pulev fought against Kevin Johnson. The fight went on till 12 rounds where Johnson has given a tough fight to Pulev with some clean shots, but finally, Pulev managed to defend and defeated Johnson, retaining his WBS Inter-Continental heavyweight title.
World Title Fight Got Cancelled
It was announced on 28 August, that Pulev will fight next against Anthony Joshua. Hence, all the arrangements had been made and 70,000 tickets have already been sold making it the fastest-selling event. But unfortunately, in October, Pulev had to back out of the fight at the very last moment, due to his shoulder injury during sparring.
Pulev vs Hughie Fury
IBF ordered a Pulev Vs Dominic Breazeale fight in March 2018, but Dominic refused to fight. Later in April, IBF again announced a fight between Pulev and the British boxer, Dillian Whyte. Unfortunately, the bid was delayed and Dillian pulled out the fight in June 2018.
However, IBF then ordered a fight against Pulev and 3 ranked American Boxer Jarrell Miller, but the agreement between both the parties ended in July and there was no deal made.
Later on Pulev went to fight against the next highest challenger Hughie Fury, both the parties agreed to face each other in Sofia, in October 2018. Pulev with his powerful punches defeated Fury in a 12 round game and was declared the mandatory challenger for IBF heavyweight title.
After he won the match, Pulev signed a contract with Top Rank in December 2018, for a multi-year deal.
Kubrat Pulev Next Fight
Top Rank announced in March 2020, that Pulev would fight against Anthony Joshua, in London on 20 June 2020, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Kubrat Pulev Instagram, Twitter
Pulev is very active on Instagram as he keeps posting his pictures over there. Here are some of his pictures:
Frequently Asked Questions
Who Is Kubrat Pulev?
Kubrat Venkov Pulev also known as Kubrat Pulev is a Bulgarian Professional Boxer.
How tall is Kubrat Pulev?
Kubrat stands 6 feet and 4 inches tall which is approx. 1.95 meters.
Who Did Boxer Kubrat Pulev Kiss?
Kubrat after defeating Bogdan Dinu in Costa Mesa on 23rd March 2019, forcibly kissed a female reporter named Jennifer Ravalo.