Egidijus Kavaliauskas landed fight high 17 power punches in the 7th to set up the KO win over once beaten Mikael Zewski at MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas. Mean Machine landed 29% of his jabs (74/254).
MGM Grand Conference Center, Las Vegas - In a crossroads welterweight fight, Egidijus Kavaliauskas (22-1-1, 18 KOs) bounced back from his first career defeat with an eight round stoppage of Mikael Zewski (34-2, 23 KOs).
Zewski came out working the jab in the first round. Both boxers were more than happy to trade leather when needed. Kavaliauskas was starting a little slow. A very close second with both having their moments.
Zewski was landing very sharp punches in the first minute of the third and continued that success for most of the round. They were trading big punches in the fourth. The right eye of Kavaliauskas was swelling up bad. Zewski was outworking Kavaliauskas.
Big punches were being traded in the fifth. Kavaliauskas was landing the better punches during the action. Zewski started well in the sixth, with rapid punches. Kavaliauskas closed it stronger with his aggressiveness.
At the end of the seventh, Kavaliauskas rocked Zewski and then dropped him with a series of hard shots. Time ran out before he could follow up. At the start of the eight, Kavaliauskas dropped Zewski for a second time and the fight was stopped.