The former WMC muay thai and current Glory light-Hw champion Artem Vakhitov entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 17-5-0 (7 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 super cruiserweight in the world. He lost to Saulo Cavalari in their first fight in 2015 (via split decision) but then he has won four bouts taking revenge on Cavalari (=Cavalari vs Vakhitov 2) and beating Zack Mwekassa in 2016 (=Vakhitov vs Mwekassa).
His opponent, Saulo Cavalari, has an official record of 60-4-0 (18 knockouts) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing the rematch with Vakhitov but then he defeated Brian Douwes. Artem Vakhitov vs Saulo Cavalari 3, main event of Glory 38, is valid for the Glory light heavyweight title (Vakhitov’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 38: Chicago
Where: Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA
Division: super cruiserweight (210 lbs, 95.5 kg)
Title: Glory Light Heavyweight Championship title
Vakhitov’s previous fight: Artem Vakhitov vs Zack Mwekassa
Cavalari’s next fight: Saulo Cavalari vs Pavel Zhuravlev 2
Vakhitov’s next fight: Artem Vakhitov vs Ariel Machado
Vakhitov vs Cavalari 3 Fight Video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)