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Egidijus Kavaliauskas (born June 29, 1988 in Kaunas, Lithuania) is an undefeated Lithuanian professional boxer. Kavaliauskas represented Lithuania at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games,[1][2] and won a bronze medal at the 2011 AIBA World Boxing Championships. Egidijus turned professional in 2013, and is trained by former IBF super featherweight world champion boxer Roberto García.[3] As of August 2019, Kavaliauskas is ranked as the world's eighth best active welterweight by The Ring magazine and tenth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.

Egidijus Kavaliauskas
Statistics
Real nameEgidijus Kavaliauskas
Nickname(s)Mean Machine
Weight(s)Welterweight
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Reach71 in (180 cm)
NationalityLithuanian
Born (1988-06-29) June 29, 1988 (age 31)
Kaunas, Lithuania
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights22
Wins21
Wins by KO17
Losses0
Draws1
Egidijus Kavaliauskas
Medal record
Representing  Lithuania
Men's boxing
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Baku Welterweight

Amateur careerEdit

  • 2004 – Cadet European Champs (Saratov, RUS) 3rd place – 52 kg.
  • 2005 – Cadet European Champs (Siofok, HUN) 3rd place – 54 kg.
  • 2005 – Lithuania Junior National Champs 3rd place – 54 kg.
  • 2006 – Danas Pozniakas Junior Tournament (Vilnius, LTU) 1st place – 60 kg.
  • 2006 – Lithuania Senior National Champs 2nd place – 60 kg.
  • 2006 – Brandenburg Junior Tournament (Frankfurt an der Oder, GER) 3rd place – 60 kg.
  • 2007 – Algirdas Socikas Tournament (Kaunas, LTU) 1st place – 60 kg.
  • 2007 – Grand Prix Ostrava (Ostrava, CZE) 3rd place – 64 kg.
  • 2007 – Slovakian Grand Prix (Vranov nad Toplou, SVK) 1st place – 69 kg.
  • 2008 – Bocskai Tournament (Debrecen, HUN) 3rd place – 64 kg Lost to Alexis Vastine (FRA) 13:10 in the semifinal; Won against Harun Sipahi (GER) 16:6 in the quarterfinal; Won against Tamas Balogh (HUN) RSC 4th round in the first preliminary round.
  • 2008 – Lithuania Senior National Champs 1st place.
  • 2008 – 1st European Olympic Qualification Tournament (Pescara, ITA) 3rd place – 64 kg Lost to Gyula Kate (HUN) 18:10 in the semifinal; Won against Boris Katalinic (CRO) 13:4 in the quarterfinal; Won against Aslanbek Kozayev (BLR) 17:9 in the second round; Won against Jussi Koivula (FIN) 23:5 in the first round.
  • 2008 – 2nd European Olympic Qualification Tournament (Athens, GRE) 2nd place – 64 kg Lost to John Joe Joyce (IRL) RSCI 2nd round in the final; Won against Boris Katalinic (CRO) 11:5 in the semifinal; Won against Levan Gvamichava (GEO) 17:8 in the quarterfinal; Won against Anatolie Andreev (MLD) 19:3 in the second round; Won against Carmine Cirillo (ITA) 4:1 in the first round.
  • 2008 – Grand Prix Ostrava (Ostrava, CZE) 3rd place – 64 kg Lost to Rosniel Iglesias (CUB) AB 2nd round in the semifinal.
  • 2009 – Chemistry Cup (Halle, GER) 2nd place – 64 kg.
  • 2009 – Lithuania Senior National Champs 1st place – 64 kg.
  • 2009 – Algirdas Socikas Tournament (Kaunas, LTU) 3rd place – 64 kg Lost to Vazgen Safaryants (BLR) 4:3 in the semifinal.
  • 2010 – Algirdas Socikas Tournament (Kaunas, LTU) 1st place – 69 kg.
  • 2010 – Amber Gloves Tournament (Kaliningrad, RUS) 1st place – 69 kg.
  • 2011 – Grand Prix Usti nad Labem (Usti nad Labem, CZE) 1st place – 69 kg Won against Konstantin Snigour (ISR) 1:0 in the final; Won against Robert Bilik (CZE) 2:1 in the semifinal; Won against Aleksey Galetich (BLR) 1:0 in the quarterfinal; Won against Jesse Ross (AUS) 7:0 in the first preliminary round.
  • 2011 – Feliks Stamm Tournament (Warsaw, POL) 1st place – 69 kg Won against Abdulkadir Koroglu (TUR) 12:5 in the final; Won against Maksim Chudakov (RUS) RSCI 3rd round in the semifinal; Won against Tomasz Kot (POL) 8:4 in the quarterfinal.
  • 2011 – Lithuanian National Championships 1st place – 69 kg.
  • 2011 – Liventsev Memorial Tournament (Minsk, BLR) 2nd place – 69 kg.
  • 2011 – AIBA World Championships (Baku, AZE) 3rd place – 69 kg Lost to Serik Sapiyev (KAZ) AB 2nd round in the semi-final; Won against Fred Evans (WAL) RSCH 2nd round in the quarter-final; Won against Roy Sheahan (IRL) 11:7 in the third preliminary round; Won against Robert Bilik (CZE) 15:4 in the second preliminary round; Won against Maimaitituersun Qiong (CHN) 20:16 in the first preliminary round.[4]

Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
22 fights 21 wins 0 losses
By knockout 17 0
By decision 4 0
Draws 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
22 Draw 21–0–1   Ray Robinson MD 10 Mar 30, 2019   2300 Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Retained NABF welterweight title
21 Win 21–0   Roberto Arriaza KO 3 (10), 3:00 Nov 16, 2018   Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S. Retained NABF welterweight title;
Won WBO Inter-continental welterweight title
20 Win 20–0   Juan Carlos Abreu UD 10 Jul 7, 2018   Save Mart Center, Fresno, California, U.S. Retained NABF welterweight title
19 Win 19–0   David Avanesyan TKO 6 (10), 1:55 Feb 16, 2018   Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, Nevada, U.S. Retained NABF welterweight title
18 Win 18–0   Mahonri Montes TKO 7 (10), 0:34 Sep 22, 2017   Convention Center, Tucson, Arizona, U.S. Won vacant NABF welterweight title
17 Win 17–0   Daniel Echeverria KO 7 (8), 1:19 May 26, 2017   UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
16 Win 16–0   Ramses Agaton KO 4 (8), 2:58 Apr 8, 2017   MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, U.S.
15 Win 15–0   Cameron Krael UD 8 Oct 14, 2016   Sportsmans Lodge, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
14 Win 14–0   Jeremy Bryan TKO 3 (8), 1:08 Jul 16, 2016   Pioneer Event Center, Lancaster, California, U.S.
13 Win 13–0   Deniz Ilbay UD 8 Apr 9, 2016   MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
12 Win 12–0   Prenice Brewer KO 2 (8), 1:24 Feb 13, 2016   Sportsmans Lodge, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
11 Win 11–0   Pablo Munguia KO 2 (8), 1:02 Dec 12, 2015   Civic Auditorium, Glendale, California, U.S.
10 Win 10–0   Jake Giuriceo TKO 1 (8), 1:00 Nov 7, 2015   Thomas & Mack Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
9 Win 9–0   Jamie Herrera KO 2 (8), 0:46 Dec 13, 2014   Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
8 Win 8–0   Eduardo Flores TKO 1 (6), 2:51 Sep 20, 2014   Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona Arizona, U.S.
7 Win 7–0   Benjamin Whitaker KO 5 (6), 0:47 Aug 9, 2014   Civic Auditorium, Glendale, California, U.S.
6 Win 6–0   Larry Ventus TKO 4 (6), 2:13 Jun 14, 2014   Bally's Atlantic City, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.
5 Win 5–0   James Harrison TKO 1 (6), 1:13 Mar 29, 2014   Texas Station, North Las Vegas, Nevada U.S.
4 Win 4–0   Peter Haro TKO 2 (6), 0:57 Oct 11, 2013   Thomas & Mack Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
3 Win 3–0   Jason Thompson TKO 2 (4), 1:36 Aug 17, 2013   Davis Conference Center, Layton, Utah U.S.
2 Win 2–0   Luis Borrego TKO 3 (4), 1:41 Jun 8, 2013   Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
1 Win 1–0   Eridanni Leon UD 4 Mar 16, 2013   Home Depot Center, Carson, California, U.S. Professional debut

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Egidijus Kavaliauskas Profile NBC Olympics". 2008.nbolympics.com. Archived from the original on 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-04-23.
  2. ^ "Medal Count - Olympic Results & Medalists - IOC". London2012.com. Retrieved 2016-04-23.
  3. ^ "Lithuanian Olympian Egidgijus Kavaliauskas Sick Hand Speed". esnewsreporting.com.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on August 1, 2012. Retrieved March 6, 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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