- Dec 17, 2016
Both in the top 5 of the WBO welterweight list, Vergil Ortiz, Jr and Egidijus Kavaliauskas will square off on August 14. Ortiz is the knockout artist who is undefeated with all his 17 wins by KO. Kavaliauskas has only 1 loss and 1 draw with 22 wins and 18 KO for his record. The fight will be the acid test for Ortiz who has not fought longer than 7 rounds because of his KO power. The fight is an eliminator with the winner to meet Terence Crawford in the ring within this year.