The former Glory and K-1 World MAX champion Giorgio Petrosyan entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 76-2-2 (35 knockouts) but he is not ranked as ‘The Doctor’ hasn’t fought since November 23, 2013 when he suffered his second defeat of his career during the semifinal of the Glory lightweight tournament against Andy Ristie (=Petrosyan vs Andy Ristie, in this fight the Italian broke his left hand) who then won also the final against Robin van Roosmalen (=Roosmalen vs Ristie).
His opponent, Erkan Varol, has an official record of 86-14-0 (45 knockouts) but he lost four out of his last six fights: against Albert Kraus, Marco Pique, Jamnian Srikam and Stelios Papadoloulos (his last bout) while he defeated Nikos Kontgiannis and Reyad Hamza. Petrosyan vs Varol is the main event of Thai Boxe Mania 2015. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Thai Boxe Mania 2015
Where: Palaruffini, Turin, Italy
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Petrosyan’s previous fight: Giorgio Petrosyan vs Andy Ristie
Varol’s next fight: Enriko Kehl vs Erkan Varol 2
Petrosyan’s next fight: Giorgio Petrosyan vs Enriko Kehl