Current rankings @ Welterweight
Egidijus Kavaliauskas vs Amir Imam preview
When is Kavaliauskas vs Imam?
Egidijus Kavaliauskas could square off against Amir Imam in Autumn/Fall 2023 at MGM Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Kavaliauskas vs Imam stats
Egidijus Kavaliauskas would step into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Amir Imam would make his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Imam would have a slight advantage in power over Kavaliauskas, with a 86% knock out percentage over Kavaliauskas' 78%.
Egidijus Kavaliauskas is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Imam has a height advantage of 1 inch over Kavaliauskas. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Egidijus Kavaliauskas & Amir Imam fight out of an orthodox stance.
Kavaliauskas is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 4 months later than Imam, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 25 more professional rounds, 130 to Imam's 105.
Egidijus Kavaliauskas goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBC at welterweight.
Kavaliauskas vs Imam form
Kavaliauskas has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Mykal Fox on 8th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vergil Ortiz Jr on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Star, Frisco.
Going into that contest, he had won against Mikael Zewski on 12th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, he had lost to Terence Crawford on 14th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had drawn with Ray Robinson on 30th March 2019 by majority draw at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
Amir Imam has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Javier Molina on 22nd February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Marcos Mojica on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Chukchansi Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jose Carlos Ramirez on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Johnny Garcia on 11th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Save Mart Arena, California.
He had won against Jose Vidal Soto on 27th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Casa de los Clubes, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
In terms of recent activity, Egidijus Kavaliauskas has been fighting more than Amir Imam.
Egidijus Kavaliauskas last fought 7 months and 20 days ago, while Amir Imam's last outing was 3 years, 3 months and 6 days ago.
Kavaliauskas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
Imam's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
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