Saulo Cavalari

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Saulo Cavalari
Saulo "Clay" Cavalari.jpg
BornSaulo Cavalari
(1989-05-23) May 23, 1989 (age 30)
Curitiba, Brazil
Other namesCassius Clay, Saulo Clay
NationalityBrazilian
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Weight94.6 kg (209 lb; 14 st 13 lb)
DivisionLight heavyweight
Reach73.7 in (187 cm)
StyleKickboxing, Muay Thai
Fighting out ofCuritiba, Brazil
TeamThai Brasil
Kickboxing record
Total66
Wins60
By knockout18
Losses6
Amateur record
Total20
Wins18
Losses2
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: September 19, 2015

Saulo Cavalari (born 23 May 1989) is a Brazilian light heavyweight kickboxer and mixed martial artist, fighting out of Thai Brasil team in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. He has competed in K-1 and is currently signed to GLORY, where he is a former Glory Light Heavyweight Champion.

Biography and career[edit]

After achieving impressive fighting record and winning numerous titles he faced Pavel Zhuravlev in a non-tournament bout at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2012 in Tokyo Final 16 on October 14, 2012[1][2] and lost via unanimous decision.[3]

In 2013 he signed for GLORY promotion, joining light heavyweight division, making his debut on Glory 11: Chicago event, winning on points against highly ranked Filip Verlinden on October 12.[4][5][6]

On November 23, 2013 he knocked out Mourad Bouzidi in first round at Glory 12: New York undercard in New York City, New York.[7][8][9]

Competing for the inaugural Glory Light Heavyweight Championship, he fought in the Glory 15: Istanbul - Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey on April 12, 2014, losing to Tyrone Spong via unanimous decision in the semi-finals.[10][11][12]

Cavalari had a rematch with Mwekassa for the vacant Glory Light Heavyweight Championship at Bellator MMA & Glory: Dynamite 1 on September 19, 2015.[13] He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Kickboxing record[edit]

Professional kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ K-1 Final 16 Matches Unveiled
  2. ^ K-1 WGP Final 16, Finalized Fight Card For This Sunday, October 14
  3. ^ K-1 World Grand Prix Final 16 Live Results
  4. ^ GLORY 11 CHICAGO - NEW FIGHTS CONFIRMED
  5. ^ GLORY 11 Chicago Live Results and Discussion
  6. ^ Glory 11 Results and Recap Archived 2013-10-18 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Glory 12 Results and Recap: Andy Ristie shocks the world with two huge knockouts Archived 2015-04-03 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ GLORY 12 Live Results and Updates
  9. ^ GLORY 12 results: Upsets galore as Giorgio Petrosyan falls short to tourney winner Andy Ristie Archived 2013-11-28 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Glory 15 Results and Recap Archived 2014-04-14 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ GLORY 15 Results/Pictures: Saki wins title, Spong suffers horrific leg injury Archived 2014-04-13 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Gokhan Saki Wins Title, Tyrone Spong Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury at Glory 15
  13. ^ Michael Stets (2015-07-30). "Bellator 142: 'Dynamite' fight card gets Zack Mwekassa vs Saulo Cavalari rematch for vacant GLORY light heavyweight title". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2015-08-06.
  14. ^ VII Desafio Profissional de Muay Thai – Fotos(in Portuguese)
  15. ^ Resultados do Samuray Fight Combat 5(in Portuguese)
  16. ^ VI Desafio Profissional de Muay Thai: Emoção e trocação de sobra!(in Portuguese)