Enriko Kehl entered this fight with a pro kickboxing record of 37-7-1 (27 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.7 super welterweight in the world; he suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced Dzhabar Askerov, since then he has won five consecutive bouts winning the 2014 K-1 World Max tournament against Buakaw Banchamek (the Thai refused to fight the extra-round in the final, Buakaw vs Kehl 2). After this bout Kehl beat Abdoul Toure.
His opponent, Erkan Varol, has a record of 86-15-0 (45 knockouts) and he comes off the loss against Giorgio Petrosyan suffered just one month ago (=Petrosyan vs Varol). In their first bout Kehl defeated Varol by unanimous decision (June 15, 2013); this second fight is on the undercard of Zabit Samedov vs Mert Akin – Akin Dovus Arenasi. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Akin Dovus Arenasi
Where: Sinan Erdem Arena, Istanbul, Turkey
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Varol’s previous fight: Giorgio Petrosyan vs Erkan Varol
Kehl’s next fight: Giorgio Petrosyan vs Enriko Kehl
Varol’s next fight: Mike Zambidis vs Erkan Varol
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