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Who won Melikuziev vs Janjanin?
Bektemir Melikuziev beat Sladan Janjanin by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 6th August 2022 at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Vergil Ortiz Jr beating Michael McKinson for the WBA Super World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Maurice Hooker lost to Blair Cobbs and Marlen Esparza defeated Eva Guzman.
Melikuziev vs Janjanin stats
Bektemir Melikuziev stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Sladan Janjanin made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Melikuziev and Janjanin have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Bektemir Melikuziev was the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.
Bektemir Melikuziev fought out of the southpaw stance, while Sladan Janjanin was an orthodox fighter.
Melikuziev was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 33 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 6 year later than Janjanin, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 75 less professional rounds, 36 to Janjanin's 111.
Melikuziev vs Janjanin form
Melikuziev had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated David Zegarra on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at USC Galen Center, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sergei Ekimov on 17th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Gabriel Rosado on 19th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Don Haskins Center, Texas, United States.
Before that, he had beat Morgan Fitch on 13th February 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
He had won against Alan Campa on 30th October 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Melikuziev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
What time did Melikuziev vs Janjanin start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Dickies Arena, Fort Worth, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
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