Ievgen“The Ukrainian Lion” Khytrov is the world class middleweight professional boxer.
He was born on August 8th, 1988 in the City of Krivoy Rog, Ukraine.
Ievgen’scareer started when his father took him to a boxing gym in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine when he was seven years old. In his exceptional amateur career, Ievgen had over 500 bouts. He won the Gold Medal at Middleweight division at the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships, 2011 Ukrainian Nationals Championship, as well as, Boxing European Cup and European Juniors Boxing Championships. Ievgen was a member of the Ukrainian National Olympic Boxing Team and competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Ievgen’s professional debut was on December 18, 2013. His professional record is remarkable with 18 wins (15 victories come by knockout) with only 2 defeats. Most recently, he participated in the Contender Series Season 5 that was mentored by Andre Ward, the undisputed World Champion of Boxing in Heavyweight division. Ievgen was elected by the producers to participate in the Finale of Season 5 that took place in Los Angeles, California and his bout was the only one that ended by a knockout and stopped by referee.