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Eimantas Stanionis, a 2016 Lithuanian Olympian—who won a gold medal at the 2015 European Championships—has displayed similar power and smooth punching ability in the early bouts of his pro career that made him such a highly-decorated amateur. Read Bio
Mar 14, 2020 / Toyota Arena, Ontario, California
Rising Welterweight prospect and 2016 Lithuanian Olympian Eimantas Stanionis kept his record perfect with a third-round KO of Julio Cesar Sanchez on the undercard of PBC on FOX in Ontario, California.
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Eimantas Stanionis Fights
Win vs Julio Cesar Sanchez 11-2-0
Dec 21, 2019 • Toyota Arena, Ontario, California, USA
Eimantas Stanionis WINS against Julio Cesar Sanchez by KO in Round 3 of 10
Win vs Evincii Dixon 9-23-2
Oct 26, 2019 • Santander Arena, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
Eimantas Stanionis WINS against Evincii Dixon by TKO in Round 1 of 8
Win vs Samuel Figueroa 11-1-0
Mar 09, 2019 • Dignity Health Sports Park , Carson, California, USA
Eimantas Stanionis WINS against Samuel Figueroa by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Erick Daniel Martinez 13-16-1
Jun 16, 2018 • The Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas, USA
Eimantas Stanionis WINS against Erick Daniel Martinez by TKO in Round 3 of 8
Win vs Hector Munoz 25-19-1
Mar 10, 2018 • Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Eimantas Stanionis WINS against Hector Munoz by TKO in Round 4 of 8
Win vs Todd Manuel 14-13-1
Oct 14, 2017 • StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA
Eimantas Stanionis WINS against Todd Manuel by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Oscar Valenzuela 9-2-1
Sep 23, 2017 • Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Eimantas Stanionis WINS against Oscar Valenzuela by KO in Round 1 of 6
Win vs Isaac Freeman 3-5-1
Jul 30, 2017 • Rabobank Theater, Bakersfield, California, USA
Eimantas Stanionis WINS against Isaac Freeman by KO in Round 3 of 6
Win vs Rasheed Olawale Lawal 1-4-1
Apr 09, 2017 • The Novo at L.A. Live, Los Angeles, California, USA
Eimantas Stanionis WINS against Rasheed Olawale Lawal by KO in Round 1 of 4
Eimantas Stanionis Bio
2016 Lithuania Olympian Eimantas Stanionis fights with a veteran's poise and the kind of skill found only in the elite. Much is expected of the undefeated welterweight, who is being moved quickly as he prepares to take on the world's best 147-pounders.
From Fatherless To A Fighting Chance
As a fatherless, hyper-active eight-year-old in Kaunas, the second-largest city in Lithuania, Eimantas Stanionis was always fighting in the streets.
“[I was] always winning, winning, winning,” said Stanionis, who was raised by his mother, Aiste Dzidolikiene, and maternal grandparents after his father departed when he was two-years-old. “I’ve been fighting my whole life. My dad left us when I was a kid. My mother raised me and she’s the toughest person that I know.”
Aiste finally took her son to a local gym, where he learned mixed martial arts and, eventually, laced on a pair of boxing gloves at the age of 13 even though his head was often handed to him.
“That’s what motivated me to come back,” said Stanionis. “When you’re always winning and you lose, you want to get back at the guy who beat you. That’s what kept me coming back to boxing. I always like using my hands.”
As an amateur, Stanionis won 141 of 160 bouts, twice winning a pair of youth national titles, four senior national crowns and the 2015 European Championships. He also qualified to represent Lithuania in the 2016 Olympics in Rio, where he lost to the eventual welterweight silver medalist Shakhram Giyasov of Uzbekistan, 3-0, in the second round.
Stanionis earned his bachelor’s degree in Sports Science in 2017, the same year he turned pro by going 4-0 with three knockouts.
“When I became a professional after the Olympics, [his father] tried coming back into my life,” said Stanionis.
“I didn’t want to see him, because he left us when the times were tough. [His mother is] the one who used to drag me off the streets after I beat someone up. That’s what started me in boxing.”
Mowing Them Down
Stanionis won thrice more, two by stoppage, in 2018: Fourth- and third-round TKOs of Hector Munoz (March) and Erick Daniel Martinez (June) preceding a hard-earned eight-round unanimous decision over Levan Ghvamichava (August), who entered at 18-3-1 (13 KOs).
In 2019, Stanionis yet again won two of three bouts by stoppage, in succession, handling Samuel Figueroa (March) by eight-round unanimous decision before halting Evincii Dixon (October) and Julio Cesar Sanchez (December) by first- and third-round knockouts.
Figueroa, a southpaw, entered at 11-1 only to succumb to a Stanionis who had suffered torn ligaments and a broken right wrist during training two weeks prior to their fight.
“At the time, I didn’t know I broke my wrist. It was painful, but I had to fight. It was on TV and could not miss that chance. It’s funny, because my mother still doesn’t like me fighting. She stays in Lithuania when I fight,” said Stanionis.
“She is a very strong woman, and she never complained about anything. She did everything in a hard way and she had a hard life. I learned a lot of lessons from her. Nothing can break her. She’s the one who taught me to never run away from anything. I want the best fighters. I want to face the best welterweights in the world today.”