Kubrat Pulev

Kubrat Pulev is a Bulgarian professional boxer. He has held multiple regional heavyweight titles throughout his professional career. The boxer also competed twice for the unified heavyweight title. The article below features more information about his net worth, salary, age, height, and recent activities.

Pulev’s amateur career began in 2000. He defeated world-class Alexander Povernov at the 2004 European boxing championships. Despite qualifying tournament in Gothenburg, he didn’t qualify for the Olympics. Then in 2005, Pulev shifted to super-heavyweight from heavyweight. In 2007, he won the Chemiepokal tournament, and the following year he won the Strandja Cup.

At the age of 28, Pulev shifted to professional boxing. He defeated Florian Benche via round 2 TKO in his debut match. Following the win, he earned 19 more constructive victories. Besides, within that period he won the vacant IBF International heavyweight and European heavyweight titles. Unfortunately, he lost his first match when competing against Wladimir Klitschko for the IBF and The Ring heavyweight titles.

Pulev again won the European heavyweight and WBA Intercontinental heavyweight title in 2016. Then in 2020, the boxer lost against the British boxing legend Anthony Joshua when competing for the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles. He was ranked as the 10th best active heavyweight worldwide by the Ring Magazine in 2020. Additionally, he ranked 9th best active heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. The boxer is going to face Derek Chisora on July 9, 2022, at the O2 Arena in London.

Kubrat Pulev Personal Informations:

Full Name Kubrat Venkov Pulev
Nickname The Cobra
Stance Orthodox
Born 4 May 1981
Debut 19 September 2009
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 116 kg
Age 41
Birthplace Sofia, Bulgaria
Residence Sofia, Bulgaria
Religion N/A
Nationality Bulgarian
Net Worth $8 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father name Venko Pulev
Mother name Hristina Pulev
Salary $2 million
Twitter Handle @KubratPulev
Instagram Handle @kubratpulev

Kubrat Pulev’s Net Worth and Salary:

In 2023, Pulev’s net worth is $8 million. On average he earns around $1-$1.5 million guaranteed purse from each fight. Additionally, he earned a $4 million purse against Anthony Joshua in 2020. However, he lost the fight. Especially from the upcoming fight against Derek Chisora, he is expected to bag $1 million and a 50% PPV share as a guaranteed purse.

His Age:

Kubrat Pulev was born on May 4, 1981, in Sofia Bulgaria. He is at present 41 years old.

His Height:

The Bulgarian boxer has a height of 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) and weighs around 116 kg. Currently, he is competing in the heavyweight division.


The boxer has the nickname “The Cobra”. He has been using the name since his amateur days. Pulev’s nickname is undoubtedly popular among his friends, fans, and peers.


Kubrat Pulev is currently single. He is not dating anyone. Previously, he was dating Andrea Teodora. Teodora is a Bulgarian musician. He is also a model who won multiple beauty pageant titles including Miss Sofia.

Previously in 2019, Pulev faced worldwide criticism for forcefully kissing a female reporter. However, his former girlfriend defended him. The player also said it was a friendly kiss. But the female reporter’s words didn’t align with the boxer. As a result, California State Athletic Commission suspended and fined the boxer $2,500.

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