The former Glory and K-1 World Max champion Giorgio Petrosyan entered this fight with a pro kickboxing record of 82-2-2 (37 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.6 super welterweight 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 six bouts beating Jiao Fukai (=Petrosyan vs Fukai) and Ravy Brunow in his last two (=Petrosyan vs Brunow).
His opponent, the former ISKA and Yokkao world champion Jordan Watson, has a record of 49-11-2 (21 knockouts) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class. He lost to Sanny Dahlbeck last year but then he has won five bouts taking revenge on Dahlbeck in 2016 and beating Ben Hodge in his last one. Petrosyan vs Watson is on the undercard of Alessio Sakara vs Joey Beltran – Bellator 168. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Oktagon – Bellator 168: Sakara vs Beltran
Where: Nelson Mandela Forum, Florence, Italy
Division: super welterweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Petrosyan’s previous fight: Giorgio Petrosyan vs Ravy Brunow
Petrosyan’s next fight: Giorgio Petrosyan vs Artem Pashporin
Official video (USA)