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Who won Melikuziev vs Fox?
Bektemir Melikuziev beat Alantez Fox by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 7th October 2023 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez's and Joe Smith Jr's clash.
Melikuziev vs Fox stats
Bektemir Melikuziev stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Alantez Fox made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw.
Bektemir Melikuziev was the younger man by 4 years, at 27 years old.
Fox had a height advantage of 6 inches over Melikuziev. That also extended to a 9-inch reach advantage.
Bektemir Melikuziev fought out of the southpaw stance, while Alantez Fox was an orthodox fighter.
Melikuziev was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 8 year and 10 months later than Fox, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 126 less professional rounds, 56 to Fox's 182.
Bektemir Melikuziev went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA and 9 by the WBO at super middleweight.
Melikuziev vs Fox form
Melikuziev had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Gabriel Rosado on 22nd April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ulises Sierra on 28th January 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at YouTube Theater, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sladan Janjanin on 6th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Dickies Arena, Fort Worth.
Before that, he had won against David Zegarra on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at USC Galen Center, California.
He had beat Sergei Ekimov on 17th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Melikuziev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
Fox's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Melikuziev vs Fox start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Melikuziev vs Fox?
Bektemir Melikuziev was a 1/15 (-1400) favourite going into the contest, while Alantez Fox made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Bektemir Melikuziev - KO||100%|
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