Kavaliauskas vs Zewski Info
Egidijus Kavaliauskas beat Mikael Zewski by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 12th September 2020 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.
The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Kavaliauskas vs Zewski stats
Egidijus Kavaliauskas stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mikael Zewski made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kavaliauskas had advantage in power over Zewski, with a 81% knock out percentage over Zewski's 68%.
Egidijus Kavaliauskas was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Zewski had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kavaliauskas. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Egidijus Kavaliauskas & Mikael Zewski fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kavaliauskas was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year later than Zewski, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 67 less professional rounds, 112 to Zewski's 179.
Egidijus Kavaliauskas went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBC and 13 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Mikael Zewski was ranked number 13 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Kavaliauskas vs Zewski form
Kavaliauskas had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Roberto Arriaza on 16th November 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Juan Carlos Abreu on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat David Avanesyan on 16th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada.
Before that, he had defeated Daniel Echeverria on 26th May 2017 by knockout in the 7th round at UIC Pavilion, Illinois.
He had won against Ramses Agaton on 8th April 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Zewski had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Konstantin Ponomarev on 1st May 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.
Kavaliauskas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
Zewski's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Kavaliauskas vs Zewski start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Kavaliauskas vs Zewski?
Kavaliauskas vs Zewski was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.