Taras Shelestyuk
Thompson Boxing Fighter - Taras Shelestyuk

Taras Shelestyuk


Birth date: November 30, 1985

Birth place: Makeyevka, Ukraine

Record: 17-0-0

Division: Welterweight

Stance: Southpaw

Height: 5' 10½" / 179cm


Taras Shelestyuk (14-0, 9 KOs) is an undefeated welterweight prospect from Los Angeles by way of Ukraine.

Shelestyuk turned professional in 2013, shortly after he captured a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Prior to the Olympics, Shelestyuk won gold at the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships.

The steely southpaw boasts incredible technique and sound fundamentals. His signature win came against Aslanbek Kozaev on Nov. 6, 2015 from the D Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

The pair fought for the vacant WBA Inter Continental Welterweight Title and the vacant NABO Welterweight Championship. Shelestyuk would take home both belts via unanimous decision.

Shelestyuk was born on Nov. 30, 1985 in Makeyevka, Ukraine.  He is promoted by Thompson Boxing Promotions and Banner Promotions.

Date Opponent Location Result
2019-03-09 Martin Angel Martinez DoubleTree Hotel, Orange Win
2017-07-01 Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez Omega Products International, Sacramento Win
2016-11-04 Jaime Herrera Omega Products International, Corona Win
2016-05-20 Erick Daniel Martinez DoubleTree Hotel, Ontario Win
2015-11-06 Aslanbek Kozaev The D Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas Win
2015-04-03 Juan Rodriguez Jr Omega Products International, Corona Win
2015-02-20 Francisco Javier Reza DoubleTree Hotel, Ontario Win
2015-01-16 Antonio Chaves Fernandez Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona Win
2014-09-26 Patrick Boozer DoubleTree Hotel, Ontario Win
2014-03-28 Romon Barber 4 Bears Casino & Lodge, New Town Win
2014-02-21 Francisco Flores Edgewater Hotel & Casino, Laughlin Win
2013-11-15 Thomas Allen Prairie Meadows Track & Casino, Altoona Win
2013-07-26 Adam Ealoms Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Lincoln Win
2013-06-28 Travis Hanshaw Veteran's Coliseum, Jacksonville Win
2013-05-17 Mario Angeles DoubleTree Hotel, Ontario Win
2013-05-02 Brandon Adams Omega Products International, Corona Win
2013-03-29 Kamal Muhammad Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona Win