Yesterday Ariel Machado fought at GLORY 47 against Artem Vakhitov. Unfortunally he lost this fight by unanimous decision.
The former WMC muay thai and current Glory light heavyweight champion Artem Vakhitov entered this fight with a glory record of 7-1-0 (3 KO) and 23 professional fights in his name. His opponent from Hemmers Gym Brazil, Ariel Machado, has a glory record of 3-2-0 (1 KO) and 55 professional fights in his name. He entered as the #2 light heavy weight contender of GLORY.
Vakhitov vs Machado was a fight for the GLORY light heavyweight championship and consisted out of 5 rounds of 3 minutes. Machado got knocked down in the second round, but still had the strenght to continue the fight. Unfortunally after 5 well fought rounds Machado lost the fight from the current champion by unanimous decision.