The former Wbc and Wkn muay thai champion Artem Levin entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 89-7-2 (35 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 cruiserweight in the world. He suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced Joe Schilling (final of the Glory 10 Mw tournament), since then he has collected 13 victories (taking revenge on Schilling in 2014 and winning the Glory Mw title, Schilling vs Levin 2) and one draw, against Simon Marcus in 2015 (=Levin vs Marcus II).
His opponent, Simon Marcus, has an official record of 42-2-2 (24 knockouts) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. He lost to Fang Bian last year but then he has collected two victories and one draw, against Levin in their second bout; while in their first fight the Canadian defeated the Russian via unanimous decision (March 15, 2013, Levin vs Marcus I). Levin vs Marcus 3, main event of Glory 27, is valid for the Glory middleweight title (held by Levin). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 27: Chicago
Where: Sears Centre, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Division: catchweight (187.4 lbs, 85 kg)
Title: Glory Middleweight Championship
Levin’s previous fight: Artem Levin vs Daniel Alexandru
Marcus’ previous fight: Artem Levin vs Simon Marcus 2
Marcus’ next fight: Simon Marcus vs Dustin Jacoby