09/08/2014 - 12.20

WGP #21: Ravy Brunow is the new WAKO PRO Pan American champion

 

 

SAO PAULO, SP – Brazilian kickboxer Ravy Brunow defeated Alexander Salcedo, from Venezuela, in WGP #21 main event.

 As expected, the WGP #21 main event, an international title fight for the WAKO Pan American belt (69,100 kg), finished before it`s five rounds. One of the best Brazilians kickboxers in his weight division, Ravy Brunow made his technique and aggressivity count to win the fight by TKO in the third round and to become the new WAKO PRO Pan American champion at 69,100 kg.

Aware of Alexander Salcedo`s boxing skills, the Brazilian fighter used his powerful low kicks since the beginning of the bout causing two knockdowns in the first two rounds. Really focused, Ravy kept the pace in the third round landing several low kicks in Salcedo`s left leg causing another knockdown, but this time the Venezuelan fighter couldn’t return to the fight.

In addition to the main event, WGP #21 also featured a one night, winner takes all tournament to determine the new champion of WGP Kickboxing at 78 kg. After two fights, the experienced Brazilian kickboxer Thiago Michel confirmed the expectations and won the WGP Kickboxing championship belt.

The WGP #21 was supported by the Sports Office of Sao Paulo`s City Hall.

Results WGP #21

Under Card

Fight 1

K1 Rules (62,200 Kg)

Hector Santiago defeated Leandro Rodrigues by unanimous decision

 

Fight 2

K1 Rules (85 kg)

Wallyson “Maguila” Carvalho defeated Fernando Almeida by unanimous decision

 

Fight 3

K1 Rules (60 kg)

Fabio Lopes defeated Witer Xavier by split decision.

 

Main Card

Fight 1 – Semifinal GP

K1 Rules (78 kg)

Thiago Michel defeated Diego Sebastião by unanimous decision

 

Fight 2 – Semifinal GP

K1 Rules (78 kg)

Inaftali Gomes defeated Ruan Ferreira by unanimous decision

 

Fight 3

K1 Rules (+ 70 kg)

Barbara Nepomuceno defeated Camila Guimarães by unanimous decision

 

Fight 4

K1 Rules (85 kg)

Rafael “Kratos” defeated Clei Silva by unanimous decision

 

Fight 5

K1 Rules (64,5 kg)

Vinicius Beretta defeated Ricardo Silva by split decision

Fight 6 – WAKO PRO Pan American Title

K1 Rules (69,100 kg)

Ravy Brunow (BRA) defeated Alexander Salcedo by TKO (3rd round)

Fight 7 – Final GP

K1 Rules (78 kg)

Thiago Michel defeated Inaftali Gomes by unanimous decision