WBO International welterweight champion Vergil Ortiz Jr. will defend his title this Saturday against Egidijus Kavaliauskas at 11 p.m. ET in Frisco, TX. Coverage will begin at 10 p.m. ET.
The 23-year-old Ortiz enters undefeated at 17-0 and kept his unblemished streak alive when defeating Maurice Hooker by TKO on March 20. Kavaliauskas last fought on September 20 of last year when he TKO’d Mikael Zewski.
Seven fights are set to precede the main event on the card including two title bouts. Felix Alvarado will defend his junior flyweight title against Erick Lopez and Roger Gutierrez will defend his “regular” junior lightweight belt against Rene Alvarado.
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Ortiz enters as an overwhelming favorite at -1600 on DraftKings Sportsbook. The underdog Kavaliauskas is listed at +850.
Ortiz Jr. vs. Kavaliauskas full card
- Main event: Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs Egidijus Kavaliauskas, 12 rounds, welterweights
- Title fight: Roger Gutierrez vs. Rene Alvarado, 12 rounds, for Gutierrez’s WBA “regular” junior lightweight title
- Title fight: Felix Alvarado vs. Erick Lopez, 12 rounds, for Alvarado’s IBF junior flyweight title
- Pablo Cesar Cano vs. Danielito Zorrilla, 10 rounds, junior welterweights
- Alex Martin vs. Josec Ruiz, 10 rounds, junior welterweights
- George Rincon vs. TBA, 10 rounds, junior welterweights
- Leonardo Baez vs. Hector Valdez, 10 rounds, junior featherweights
- Alex Rincon vs. Sanny Duversonne, 8 rounds, junior middleweights