Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Egidijus Kavaliauskas U.S. Start Time: When Will They Fight?

Published 08/14/2021, 1:00 PM EDT


Vergil Ortiz Jr. will defend his WBO International title against Egidijus Kavaliauskas tonight. After terrorizing the welterweight division with  17 KOs in all 17 of his pro appearances, the upcoming fight can be Ortiz Jr’s ticket to a world title shot. Meanwhile, Kavaliauskas will also have a prominent opportunity of putting himself into the championship ride.

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Headlining a seven-fight card, the 147 pounders will collide at the Ford Center in Texas, USA. While we are weeks away from seeing the legend Manny Pacquiao collide against Yordenis Ugas for the WBA belt, Ortiz Jr. vs Kavaliauskas is another important contest that holds sheer importance in the ongoing welterweight division’s scenario.

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Meanwhile, Ortiz Jr. vs Kavaliauskas will be available live on DAZN PPV and can be streamed live on several digital platforms. Going against a Top Rank event on the same day, Vergil Ortiz Jr’s surging rise in the sport will clearly bring attention from all over the world.

Counting on the result of the main event, several potential matchups can come to fruition at the welterweight division. That said, traditional fans cannot afford to miss all the action live. Here’s when Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs Egidijus Kavaliauskas event will begin.

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Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs Egidijus Kavaliauskas – When will the main event start?

Per live streaming platform DAZN, the event will begin at 8.00 PM ET and 1 A.M EST. The main event will approximately begin at 11 PM ET and 4 AM BST. However, the main event can roll in quicker, depending on the length of the undercard and co-main event. Hence, the upcoming night can be an action-packed event for all the fight fans.

Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Egidijus Kavaliauskas; WBO Welterweight title fight.

Roger Gutierrez vs. Rene Alvarado – WBA “regular” junior lightweight title fight.

Felix Alvarado vs. Erick Lopez – IBF junior flyweight title fight.

Pablo Cesar Cano vs. Danielito Zorrilla; Junior welterweights.

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Alex Martin vs. Josec Ruiz, 10 rounds; Junior welterweights.

Leonardo Baez vs. Hector Valdez; Junior featherweights.

Alex Rincon vs. Sanny Duversonne; Junior middleweights.

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Who do you think will win the main event? Vergil Ortiz Jr. or Egidijus Kavaliauskas?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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