Glory 15: Tyrone Spong vs Saulo Cavalari

  • Season 2014
  • Aired 04/12/2014
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In the Glory Light Heavyweight tournament semifinal #1 ranked Tyrone Spong takes on #4 ranked Saulo Cavalari.

WE ARE SET FOR THE SECOND

SEMIFINAL IN THE GLORY 15 LIGHT

HEAVYWEIGHT TOURNAMENT, THE

NUMBER ONE RANKED, IT TYRONE

SPONG. SQUARING OFF WITH THE

RISING BRAZILIAN STAR, SAULO

CAVALARI.

>> ALL THE FANS ARE ALMOST THE

SAME.

WE DON'T KNOW, HOW IS SPONG

GOING TO DEAL WITH CAVALARI'S

BIG-SHOW EXPERIENCE.

ONCE AGAIN, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, THIS LIGHT

HEAVYWEIGHT FINAL SEMIMATCHUP IS

SCHEDULED FOR THREE 3-MINUTE

ROUND.

FIGHTING OUT OF THE BLACK

CORNER.

HE'S A BRAZIL GRAND PRIX WINNER,

UNBEAT EP IN TWO PREVIOUS GLORY

PARTNERSHIPSES.

28-2.

18 BIG WINS BY KNOCKOUT.

6 FEET TWO AND A HALF INCHES.

1.89-METERS.

WEIGHED 208 POUNDS, 94.6-KILOS.

FIGHTING OUT OF BRAZIL, LADIES

AND GENTLEMEN, INTRODUCING SAULO

CAVALARI!

HIS OPPONENT IN THE WHITE CORNER

COMES IN ON A 9-5 HAD KICK

BOXING WIN STREAK, AN

UNBLEMISHED 5-0 GLORY RECORD.

90 WINS WITH 5 LOSSES

PROFESSIONAL FIGHTS.

6'2".

HE WEIGHED IN AT 208.

94.7-KILOGRAMS.

FIGHTING TONIGHT, HE IS THE

REIGNING LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT

TOURNAMENT CHAMPION, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, TYRONE "KING OF THE

RING" SPONG.

AND HERE, NOW IS YOUR REFEREE.

>> ITALIAN REFEREE, CROSSING

ASSIGNMENT FOR THE SECOND

SEMIFINAL BOUT.

THE WINNER WILL FACE GO SAKI FOR

THE FINAL, FOR THE BELT AND

$200,000 GRAND PRIZE.

ROUND 1.

WE START BY CAVALARI, KNOWN AS

CASHUS CLAY, AND HE'S FLOATING

LIKE A BUTTERFLY AND STUNG LIKE

A BRAZIL JAN BEE, AND

IMMEDIATELY PUTTING THE PRESSURE

ON SPONG.

>> HE'S GOT TO GO MAKE THIS AND

MAKE IT A FREE FIGHT.

HE CAN'T GO

TECHNIQUE-TO-TECHNIQUE WITH

TYRONE.

HE'LL GET IN TROUBLE.

AND GET OUT PUNCHED.

>> HAILING FROM THE FIGHTING

CITY OF KUNACHEBA BRAZIL,

EMERGING FIGHTERS LIKE ANDERSON

SILVA, AND THE HUA BROTHERS.

60 WINS, INSIDE THE DISTANCE,

OF COURSE COMING IN WITH A HEAVY

HEART, DEDICATING IT IT TO HIS

CHILDHOOD FRIEND, AND HIS UNCLE,

MURDERED JUST THREE WEEKS A

PART.

>> HE NEEDS TO KEEP PUTTING

THAT JAB OUT THERE.

HIS JAB.

>> INSIDE LOW KICK BY 71.

THERE WAS A BEAUTIFUL, RIGHT

HAND BEHIND THE GUARD BY THE

KING OF THE RING.

CLENCH AND THE KNEE.

YOU HAVE UP TO FIVE SECONDS TO

INITIATE A EXTRA BEDROOM CHANGED

LEGAL KNEE ATTACK IN THE CLINCH.

REFEREE.

UNCUDDLING THE TWO LIGHT

HEAVYWEIGHTS HERE, AS WE HEAD

TOWARDS THE SECOND HALF OF THE

OPENING ROUND.

>> RIGHT NOW, ME HAY TROTTING.

HE'S GOT TO USE THAT CHOWDER TO

KEEP GOING.

BACK TO THE CLENCH.

AFTER A QUICK START.

A BEAUTIFUL LEFT TO THE LIVER

THERE BY CAVALARI.

YOU'RE WATCHING THE BEST OF THE

BEST WHEN IT COMES TO KICK

BOXING IN THIS TOURNAMENT, AND

AGAIN, THE WINNER OF THE TOURNEY

MUST WIN TWO FIGHTS IN ONE

NIGHT.

INSIDE LOW KICK BY SPONG.

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS WITH THE

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING.

RIGHT NOW, A TASK AT HAND.

VICIOUS KICK THERE BY SPONG.

LIVER KICK BY CAVALARI.

FINAL 10 SECONDS.

SECOND SEMIFINAL BELT T

THE JAB, LOW KICK, INSIDE BY

SPONG.

BACKING AWAY.

THERE'S A KNEE BY CAVALARI, AND

SPONG JUST MISSES WITH THAT

RIGHT HAND.

AND WITH THE JAB NOW IS

CAVALARI.

OUTSIDE OF THE AND CAVALARI

RESPONDED.

LEFT HOOK.

BEAUTIFUL PUNCH.

SET UP NEXT.

LOW KICK BY THE BRAZILIAN.

>> YEAH, I THOUGHT THAT WAS

GREAT.

THE MORE YOU THROW, THE MORE

CHANCES YOU HAVE OF SOMETHING

HANDING.

YOU WANT ONE CLEAN SHOT, HAVE

YOU A HAVE A CHANCE OF LANDING

IT.

>> UNDER TWO MINUTE LEFT IN THE

SECOND.

>> SOMETIMES WHEN YOU CAN PICK

YOUR RESPONSE, YOU END UP ONE

SHOT YOU'VE GOT TO PRACTICE WITH

THE FIGHTERS AT HOME.

18 OF CAVALARI'S WINS HAVE COME

IN FOAM OF KNOCKOUT OR T.K.O. AS

WE HIT THE MIDWAY POINT OF ROUND

TWO.

AND SPONG, ABLE TO GET THE SCRAB

THROUGH THE GUARD, AS THEY EXTRA

BEDROOM CHANGE AGAIN.

GIPPING TO PICK UP THE PACE

HERE.

AND GOING UPSTAIRS.

FINAL 60 SECOND IT IS OF THE

ROUND.

>> AGAIN, HE NEEDS TO THROW.

AND DOUBLE JAB, WILL IFED BY THE

STRAIGHT RIGHT HAND, BIOCAF

LARRY.

THERE'S A RIGHT HAND BEHIND THE

GUARD.

BY SPONG, THAT GOES DOWNSTAIRS

TO THE MIDSECTION.

LEFT HAND, BLOCKED BIOCAF LARRY,

WHO MISS WITH THE RIGHT HAND.

AND A SPINNING BACK KICK.

MISSES AND A LEFT KICK TO THE

BODY, FOLLOWED BY A RIGHT KICK

BIOCAF LARRY.

SO THEY ARE SHOW CASING ALL OF

THEIR WEAPONS HERE IN ROUND

NUMBER TWO.

OH.

THAT RIGHT HAND CAUGHT CAVALARI.

AND HE REMAINS STANDING PU FINDS

HIM HIMSELF IN THE CORNER.

>> HE HAD A REALLY GOOD

STRATEGY.

ANOTHER RIGHT BLOCK BY SPONG

FINDS HIM A TARGET.

HEADING INTO THE FINAL 10

SECONDS.

OF THE SECOND ROUND.

WE'RE GOING T T

ARTS CAREER AT THE AGE OF 9.

THEY TOUCH GLOVES AND WE BEGIN.

THE THIRD AND FINAL ROUND.

IF HE LOST TOO MUCH WEIGHT, HE

MIGHT NOT HAVE THE STAMINA LEFT

IN THIS FIGHT.

>> NICE COMBINATION THERE.

OVERHAND RIGHT BY SPONG, BACKING

UP CAVALARI.

ATTACKS WITH THE RIGHT HAND,

DELIVERING A KNEE.

ONE MINUTE HAS ELAPSED HERE IN

THE FINAL ROUND.

WHO WILL PUMP THEIR TICKET TO

THE TOURNAMENT FINAL.

WILL IT BE TY ROPE "KING OF THE

RING" SPONG OR SAULO CAVALARI.

>> I CALL THAT A COLLISION.

THOSE ARE PAINFUL.

>> YUP, CAVALARI FEELING THE

EFFECTS OF THAT BARRAGE OF KNEES

BY SPONG.

FINAL 90 SECONDS OF THE FIGHT.

LEFT UPPER CUT RAISES THE FACE

OF SPONG.

OVERHEAD RIGHT CONNECT.

THIS FIGHT, A VERY COMPETITIVE

AFFAIR.

YOU KNOW THAT SAKI IS BACK.

>> YOU KNOW THE CHIN CAN SWOLE

UP ON HIM.

AND HE WILL HAVE, AND SPEAKING

ABOUT SAKI, A CLEAR ADVANTAGE,

DUE TO HIS RING TIME AND

CAVALARI, THOMPSON AND ROBIN

CONERLYING THE HEAD.

LESS THAN A MINUTE REMAINING THE

FIGHT.

OUTSIDE LOW KICK BY 71.

FINAL 30 SECONDS NOW.

AND CAVALARI BACK WITH ALL KIND

OF -- WITH THE JAB.

AND SPONG BLOCKS THAT KICK.

FINAL 15 SECOND DOWNS OF THE

FIGHT.

WHO WANTS IT IT MORE?

WHO WANTS TO ADVANCE TO THE

TOURNAMENT TITLE?

SPONG AND CAFF GO THE DISTANCE.

WE WILL HAVE THE OFFICIAL

JUDGES' DECISION IN JUST A

MOMENT, YOU'RE WATCH

SO, WE ARE ABOUT TO FIND OUT WHO

THE WINNER IS, WHO HAS ADVANCED

TO THE TOURNAMENT FINAL.

HERE'S TIM HUGHES WITH THE

DECISION.

>> Announcer: LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, AFTER THREE ROUNDS WE

SEND IT TO THE JUDGE'S

SCORECARD.

THEY SCORE THE BOUT 29-28.

29-28.

30-27.

ALL FOR YOUR WINNER BY UNANIMOUS

DECISION WHEN, NOW ADVANCES TO

THE TOURNAMENT FINAL.

TYRONE SPONG!

>> SO TYRONE SPONG HAS DONE IT.

HE RECORDS THE VICTORY OVER

SAULO CAVALARI, IMPROVES TO 6-0,

BUT SETS UP ONE OF THE BIGGEST

REMUCH MAS IN KICKBOXING

HISTORY, AGAINST GOKHAN SAKI.

WHAT A VALIANT EFFORT BY SAULO

CAVALARI, WHO HAS A VERY BRIGHT

FUTURE AT THE AGE OF 24.

SO TAKING A LOOK AT THE BRACKET.

THE ODD MICHAEL CHANDLERERS HAVE

BEEN VALIDATED.

THE FANS, WHAT THEY WANTED.

IT WILL BE SAKI VERSUS SPONG FOR

THE GOLD LATER TONIGHT.

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