Latest News

Cavalari upsets Mwekassa in the Light Heavyweight finale at Glory 18

Follow The Capital Sports Report on

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: November 7th, 2014 at 11:17 PM EST

Saulo Cavalari is the king of the upsets at Glory 18. The Brazailian took out top ranked competitor Danyo Ilungo in the Light Heavyweight semi-final.

In the finale, he would face Zack Mwekassa, who had a second round knockout against American Brian Collette in his semi-final. In the third round, it would take a high kick 20 seconds into the third round to ruin Mwekassa’s night.

Saulo Cavalari (Photo by Glory World Series)

Saulo Cavalari (Photo by Glory World Series)

Cavallari would win following no attempt from Mwekassa to get up from the mat. This was Saulo’s first knockout of the evening.

This was Cavalari’s biggest win in his Glory career. The announcers said that Saulo dedicated this win to his late mother, who passed away.

It was also Mwekassa’s first loss in Glory. It seemed like he began to slow in the second round, while Cavalari picked up steam.

Cavalari improved to 4-1 in Glory. The two wins tonight were his first fight since April in Istanbul in a loss to Tyrone Spong.

Mwekassa is 2-1 in Glory. Besides tonight’s semi-final win and the final loss, his Glory debut came in Glory 16 in Denver against Pat Barry.

Cavalari will now get a shot at Light Heavyweight champion Robin Van Roosmalen. He upset Davit Kiria for the belt, but the third win over Kiria in his career.


Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at


Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook


©2007-2019 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.

About Anthony Caruso III (10800 Articles)
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.