Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Robinson vs Kavaliauskas?
Ray Robinson drew with Egidijus Kavaliauskas by majority draw on Saturday 30th March 2019 at 2300 Arena in Pennsylvania.
The scorecards were announced as 93-97, 95-95, 95-95, meaning it was a majority draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Oleksandr Gvozdyk beating Doudou Ngumbu for the WBC World Light heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Kudratillo Abdukakhorov beat Keita Obara.
Robinson vs Kavaliauskas stats
Ray Robinson stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Egidijus Kavaliauskas made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 17 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Kavaliauskas had a massive power advantage over Robinson, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Robinson's 50%.
Ray Robinson was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Robinson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kavaliauskas. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Ray Robinson fought out of the southpaw stance, while Egidijus Kavaliauskas was an orthodox fighter.
Robinson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 6 years and 3 months earlier than Kavaliauskas, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 51 more professional rounds, 171 to Kavaliauskas' 120.
Egidijus Kavaliauskas was ranked number 4 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Robinson vs Kavaliauskas form
Kavaliauskas had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat 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 beat 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 won against David Avanesyan on 16th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada.
Before that, he had beat Daniel Echeverria on 26th May 2017 by knockout in the 7th round at UIC Pavilion, Illinois.
Hehad defeated Ramses Agaton on 8th April 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Kavaliauskas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Robinson vs Kavaliauskas start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Robinson vs Kavaliauskas?
Ray Robinson was a 16/1 (+1600) underdog going into the contest, while Egidijus Kavaliauskas made his way into the ring at 1/100 (-9999) with oddsmakers.