PHILADELPHIA, PENN./ORANGE, Calif. (March. 1, 2018)- Undefeated and world
ranked welterweight contender Taras Shelestyuk is ready to go big game
hunting in 2018.
The 2012 Olympic Bronze medal winner from Sumy, Ukraine, who now fights out
of Los Angeles, California, has won the major regional titles, and he feels
he has been overlooked by the perceived elite of the 147 pound division.
Shelestyuk, 16-0 with 10 knockouts, continues to work on his craft while he
waits for a major fight to materialize.
“I want to fight Keith Thurman, Danny Garcia, Shawn Porter, Errol Spence or
the winner of the Jeff Horn – Terence Crawford fight,” said Shelestyuk.
“I know that I have the skills and pedigree to beat those guys. I just
need my opportunity, and I know that will be coming soon. I have been
working hard in the gym, and I sparred with Viktor Ortiz for his bout with
Devon Alexander, as well as WBA Super Welterweight Champion Brian Castano.”
Shelestyuk also has been helping with the career of his wife Alina. Alina
is a runway model, who has done numerous photo shoots in Los Angeles.
Shelestyuk is co-promoted by Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing.