Saulo Cavalari entered this fight with a pro kickboxing record of 60-5-0 (18 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 super cruiserweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, both against Artem Vakhitov (=Cavalari vs Vakhitov 2 and Vakhitov vs Cavalari 3); between these two bouts he beat Brian Douwes.
His opponent, the former SuperKombat Hw champion Pavel Zhuravlev, has a record of 70-11-1 (26 knockouts) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class. He fought four times last year winning over Brian Douwes, Benjamin Fuimaono and Zinedine Hameur-Lain but before his last bout he also lost to Ariel Machado. In their first fight Pavel Zhuravlev defeated Saulo Cavalari via unanimous decision (October 14, 2012, Zhuravlev vs Cavalari I); this second fight is valid for the interim Glory light heavyweight title and it is on the undercard of Benjamin Adegbuyi vs Guto Inocente – Glory 43. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Glory 43: New York
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Division: super cruiserweight (210 lbs, 95.5 kg)
Title: interim Glory Light Heavyweight Championship title
Cavalari’s previous fight: Artem Vakhitov vs Saulo Cavalari 3
Cavalari vs Zhuravlev 2 Fight Video:
(Alternative free embeddable video hosted on Ok.ru and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)