The former Glory and K-1 World Max champion Giorgio Petrosyan entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 83-2-2 (38 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.6 in the world. ‘The Doctor’ Petrosyan suffered his second defeat of his career during the semifinal of the Glory lightweight tournament against Andy Ristie in 2013 (=Petrosyan vs Andy Ristie), since then he has won seven bouts beating Jiao Fukai (=Petrosyan vs Fukai), Ravy Brunow (=Petrosyan vs Brunow) and Jordan Watson in 2016 (=Petrosyan vs Watson).
His opponent, Artem Pashporin, has an official record of 17-6-0 (8 knockouts) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He lost to Buakaw Banchamek in 2015 (=Buakaw vs Pashporin) but then he has won five consecutive bouts. Giorgio Petrosyan vs Artem Pashporin, main event of “W5 Grand Prix Kitek XXXIX”, is valid for the W5 world super welterweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: W5 Grand Prix Kitek XXXIX
Where: Dynamo Sports Palace, Moscow, Russia
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Title: W5 World Super Welterweight title
Petrosyan’s previous fight: Giorgio Petrosyan vs Jordan Watson
Petrosyan’s next fight: Giorgio Petrosyan vs Amansio Paraschiv
Petrosyan vs Pashporin Fight Video:
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