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GLORY today (July 30, 2015) announced that Zack Mwekassa and Saulo Cavalari will battle for its vacant Light Heavyweight title. It's a rematch from the GLORY 18 four-man tournament final in Nov. 2014 that saw Cavalari win via third round knockout after connecting on a high kick.
Cavalari, 26, was due to challenge Gokhan Saki for the division crown; however, Saki was forced to vacate his title because he was unable to come to terms on a new contract over the last year. GLORY rules state that a champion must defend the title within one year.
Stepping up in the former champion's absence is No. 4-ranked Mwekassa, 31, who will now get the opportunity to fight for the title. "Black Warrior" rebounded from the GLORY 18 loss to Cavalari with a first-round knockout victory over Carlos Brooks at GLORY 22 in Lille, France.
Meanwhile, "Cassius Clay" -- who is ranked No. 2 in the Light Heavyweight rankings -- followed up his GLORY 18 "contender" tournament victory with a hard-fought split decision victory over Russian up-and-comer Artem Vahkitov at GLORY 20 in Dubai.