GLORY 38: Artem Vakhitov Defends LHW Crown, Stops Saulo Cavalari.
By FCF Staff
Artem Vakhitov remains GLORY’s light-heavyweight champion, following Friday’s GLORY 38 card in Chicago, Illinois.
The Russian fighter defended the title for a second time by stopping Saulo Cavalari in round two.
GLORY 38 also featured a light-heavyweight, contender tournament. Ariel Machado won the competition by defeating Danyo Ilunga and Zinedine Hameur-Lain.
Here are the card’s complete results:
Artem Vakhitov def. Saulo Cavalari by TKO (strikes) R2, 2:43
Light-Heavyweight Tournament Final
Ariel Machado def. Zinedine Hameur-Lain by TKO (left hook to body) R1, 2:43
Light-Heavyweight Tournament Semifinals
Ariel Machado def. Danyo Ilunga via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27 )
Zinedine Hameur-Lain def. Brian Collette by KO (punch) R2, 2:46
Antoine Pinto def. Richard Abraham via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Anderson “Braddock” Silva via unanimous decision (39-35, 38-36, 38-36 extra round)
Cătălin Moroșanu def. Maurice Greene by TKO (strikes) R2, 0:23
Murthel Groenhart def. Thongchai by TKO (strikes) R3, 1:45
Daniel Morales def. Pawel Jedrzejczyk by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Niclas Larsen def. Lukasz Plawecki by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)